Posts Tagged “birmingham 2011 conference”

What Lib Dem bloggers and tweeters have said about Nick’s speech

by Stephen Tall on September 21, 2011

There’s always a bit of an irony with blogging and party conferences — at the time when the media are most looking for reaction from activists to the leader’s speech most of them are hot-footing it to the train station to return to their normal lives outside the conference bubble. However, a few Lib Dems […]

LDVideo at Conference | Clegg & Cable on the economy; Andrew Neil’s take on the conference; and the power of Lib Dem conference reps

by Stephen Tall on September 20, 2011

At Birmingham and so missing out on how the Lib Dem conference is being reported? Not at Birmingham and so missing out on seeing Lib Dem MPs and government ministers up close and personal? We hope these videos will help re-connect you… Clegg welcomes Jaguar jobs boost; Cable warns of economic equivalent of war (Available […]

LDVideo at Conference | Hugh Grant, Nick Clegg and Party Animals

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2011

At Birmingham and so missing out on how the Lib Dem conference is being reported? Not at Birmingham and so missing out on seeing Lib Dem MPs and government ministers up close and personal? We hope these videos will help re-connect you… Hugh Grant presses phone hacking issue at Lib Dem conference (Available on the […]

LDVideo | Nick Clegg rallies conference, Danny Alexander clamps down on tax evasion

by Stephen Tall on September 18, 2011

Whether you’re one of the thousands of Lib Dem members busy at this year’s conference, or you’re one of those (like me) who’re having to sit this one out, Lib Dem Voice will try and make sure you don’t miss out on the action. Here’s how Day 1 of the party conference has been making […]

“In government, a thorn in the Tories’ side” – James Landale’s alternative Lib Dem conference slogan

by Stephen Tall on September 17, 2011

‘In Government On Your Side’ is the official slogan of the Lib Dems’ autumn conference, which officially starts today. But the BBC’s James Landale has proposed an alternative – and I’m rather taken with it: In government, a thorn in the Tories’ side The suggestion comes in his pre-conference assessment here. It’s a fair-minded take […]

Tim Farron tells it straight: a disappointing, distressing, devastating first year… but Lib Dems remain determined

by Stephen Tall on September 10, 2011

It’s not often that forewords to the Lib Dem conference directory by the party president make media headlines. But Tim Farron’s honest appriasal of the past 500 days of the Lib Dems in Coalition has done just that — ‘Naive’ Liberal Democrats have suffered a loss of identity, says Tim Farron in The Guardian. The […]

Update on Lib Dem conference accreditation: 5,617 approved, 138 in progress, 150 pending. One person refused.

by Stephen Tall on September 10, 2011

Jon Ball has just updated live from the Lib Dems’ Federal Conference Committee with the latest on the party’s conference accreditation which has provoked such internal controversy in recent weeks: Lib Dem conference accreditation update from FCC. 5,617 people have been approved. 138 applications are in progress. There are issues with 150 applications in various […]

Decriminalising drug possession: an idea whose time has come?

by Stephen Tall on August 6, 2011

Drug reform has long been the third rail of British politics. Nine years ago, a newly-elected Tory MP was able to write in The Guardian from the safety of backbench obscurity: ‘I am an instinctive libertarian who abhors state prohibitions and tends to be sceptical of most government action, whether targeted against drug use or […]



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