Posts Tagged “chris bones”

Helena Morrissey’s Report: some praise is also due

by Stephen Tall on June 13, 2013

I offered my first impressions of Helena Morrissey’s independent report into the Lib Dems’ culture and practices here yesterday, based on a skim-read and hearing Helena’s presentation of it at a media briefing. I read the report in full (available online here) on the train home last night. I recommend it to all Lib Dems, […]

Chris Bones answers your Party Reform Commission questions

by Stephen Tall on September 9, 2008

Last week, LDV published an article by Christopher Bones, chair of the Lib Dems party reform commission, explaining how he and his colleagues had set about their work, and highlighting the report’s key recommendations. Chris also volunteered to answer any (…)

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Have you got a question on The Bones Commission?

by Stephen Tall on September 4, 2008

A quick reminder to LDV readers that Christopher Bones, chair of the Party Reform Commission, has agreed to answer questions submitted by LDV readers in our members’ forum. To put your question to him, please access the LDV members’ forum, (…)

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Liberator on the Bones Commission: "Clegg has just effected a power grab"

by Stephen Tall on July 31, 2008

There’s a must-read article in the latest Liberator taking a behind-the-scenes look at the clearly heated internal Lib Dem discussions of the Bones Commission into party reform. You can read it in full here. Three things stand out: 1. That (…)

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Memo to the party re: Bones Commission – time to get with the Internet!

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2008

Last week, the Lib Dem blogopshere lit up following a report in The Times alleging that the Bones Commission on reforming the party’s structures would “turn the party’s traditional structure on its head, centralising all decision-making under a new “chief (…)

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Times: Clegg to overhaul Lib Dem structure

by Stephen Tall on July 16, 2008

It looks like ‘well-placed sources’ have given The Times a sneak preview of reforms Nick Clegg wants to adopt streamline/centralise* decision-making within the Lib Dems: He is determined to overhaul an internal structure that allies say severely curtails the powers (…)

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