Posts Tagged “david rendel”

David Rendel selected as Lib Dem PPC for Somerton and Frome

by Stephen Tall on September 7, 2014

Congratulations to former Lib Dem MP for Newbury, David, Rendel, who was last night selected by Lib Dem members in Somerton and Frome as the party’s parliamentary candidate for the May 2015 general election. David will be attempting to retain David Heath’s seat, won in 2010 with a majority of 1,817 over the Tories. The […]

David Rendel on opposing the Coalition’s formation: “I felt very lonely indeed”

by Stephen Tall on May 16, 2011

David Rendel, former Lib Dem MP for Newbury and one-time candidate for the party leadership, has broken his silence about being the sole member of the party’s ruling Federal Executive to vote against the formation of the Coalition with the Conservatives one year ago. Speaking to the BBC, David recalls: “It was very lonely being […]