Posts Tagged “helena morrissey”

What Lib Dem members think about The Morrissey Report into alleged sexual harassment within the party

by Stephen Tall on August 4, 2013

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum  to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. More than 600 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results. 79% of Lib Dem members support Morrissey Report The independent Morrissey Inquiry, set up […]

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, […]

Helena Morrissey’s report: my first impressions

by Stephen Tall on June 12, 2013

I attended Helena Morrissey’s media briefing this afternoon, marking the publication of her independent inquiry report into the ‘culture and processes’ of the Lib Dems following the allegations of sexual impropriety levelled against the party’s former chief executive, Lord (Chris) Rennard. I’ve not yet had chance to read the full report, so this post is […]

Independent inquiry report published into Lib Dem processes and culture post-Rennard allegations

by Stephen Tall on June 12, 2013

Helena Morrissey’s independent inquiry into the Lib Dems’ culture and processes has just been published — it’s the first of two inquiries launched by the party to report. The other, specifically investigating the allegations against Lord Rennard, is on hold (…)

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Lord Rennard: police launch formal investigation

by Stephen Tall on April 24, 2013

Today’s Independent reports: The Metropolitan Police has launched a formal investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by the Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard. Scotland Yard said that detectives had moved from assessing the claims of a small number of women to carrying out “inquiries to corroborate those allegations”. The Metropolitan Police set up a dedicated […]