Posts Tagged “federal policy committee”

David Laws to chair 2015 Manifesto Working Group

by Stephen Tall on January 8, 2013

It’s now official: Lib Dem schools minister David Laws will chair the party’s Manifesto Working Group. Lib Dem MP Duncan Hames, who chairs the party’s Federal Policy Committee, has just emailed members with the following message: Last night at the party’s Federal Policy Committee we agreed Nick Clegg’s nomination of David Laws MP to Chair […]

Lib Dem internal elections results: results breakdown, with candidates ranked in order

by Stephen Tall on November 10, 2012

This morning saw the announcement by the Lib Dems of who had won election to its federal committees for the next two years. These are a pretty crucial 24 months, as they’ll take us to within six months of the (…)

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Lib Dems’ internal elections: your guide to where we’re at

by Stephen Tall on October 7, 2012

Every couple of years the Lib Dems hold internal elections in which conference representatives choose members of key party committees. As one of the seemingly few Lib Dems neither standing for election nor with a vote, I thought our readers might like an update on where we’re at… Federal Executive What does it do? The […]

The Guardian’s approving verdict on the Lib Dems’ manifesto principles is correct … but for the wrong reasons

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2010

Nick Clegg will have enjoyed reading this morning’s Guardian editorial (Nick Clegg: Liberal parenting) over his breakfast porridge today. The paper commends Nick for yesterday’s launch of the principles which will underpin the Lib Dems’ election manifesto.
At the same time it betrays the Guardian’s usual unawareness of the party’s democratic decision-making principles. According to […]