Posts Tagged “julian huppert”

Tim Farron tops our poll as Lib Dem politician who enjoyed the best 2012

by Stephen Tall on December 29, 2012

Lib Dem Voice polled our members-only forum recently to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Over 500 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results. Farron, Huppert and Oakeshott had best 2012 say Lib Dem members LDV asked: In your opinion, […]

Liberal Heroes of the Week #25: Home Affairs Select Committee & Julian Huppert MP

by Stephen Tall on December 14, 2012

Welcome to the 24th in our series, Liberal Hero of the Week, chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum. ’Liberal Heroes’ showcases those who promote the four liberal tenets identified in The Orange Book — economic, personal, political and social liberalism — highlighting individuals regardless of party affiliation and from […]

Jo Swinson, Julian Huppert & David Laws top Lib Dem members’ reshuffle promotion wish-list

by Stephen Tall on August 23, 2012

Lib Dem Voice polled our members-only forum recently to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. Some 500 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results. LDV asked: Which backbench Lib Dem MPs who are not current ministers would you like to […]

What Lib Dem members think about internet surveillance and free speech

by Stephen Tall on July 16, 2012

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. Some 560 party members responded, and we’re publishing the full results. (Apologies for the delay in reporting this one, by the way: slipped through the net.) 68% Lib Dem […]

LDVideo: Julian ‘most intelligent MP’ Huppert explains the Higgs boson to Andrew Neil

by Stephen Tall on July 5, 2012

Two seismic events occurred yesterday. First, the Higgs boson ‘God particle’ has probably been discovered by scientists at CERN. Then, even more extraordinarily, Andrew Neil had a good word to say for a Lib Dem MP, as Julian Huppert offered a succinct summary of why it matters… (Available on the BBC website here.) * Stephen […]

The 7 Lib Dem MPs unaffected by the Boundary Commission proposals

by Stephen Tall on September 13, 2011

The last 24 hours’ political news has been dominated by the Boundary Commission for England’s proposals for new parliamentary constituencies — and in particular the reduction from 533 to 502 in accordance with the Coalition Agreement to reduce the size of the House of Commons. I’m a self-confessed politics geek, so I find this stuff […]

Top 10 tweeting MPs: congratulations to Lib Dem @julianhuppert in at No. 6!

by Stephen Tall on July 31, 2011

Who are the top 10 Twitterers in the House of Commons? That’s the question the Mail on Sunday answers today, following a survey by Westminster Public Affairs. The list looks not at number of followers, but at the volume of tweets each MP has sent out. Heading the list is Labour’s Kerry McCarthy with well […]

LDV survey: The new Lib Dem MPs who’ve impressed party members the most

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2011

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. Over 660 party members have responded, and we’re currently publishing the full results. LDV asked: Which of the newly elected Lib Dem MPs has genuinely impressed you […]

Lib Dem MP Julian Huppert leads charge to get parts of Digital Economy Act scrapped

by Stephen Tall on September 30, 2010

Julian Huppert, newly elected Lib Dem MP for Cambridge, has made something of a splash in his first months in Parliament, taking up a number of liberal causes, such as the need for more evidence-based and scientific rigour in government decision-making. The Digital Economy Act is one such cause. TechEYE.net reports: Julian Huppert said it […]

The 7 retiring Lib Dem MPs (and the 7 candidates hoping to replace them)

by Stephen Tall on March 22, 2010

Seven Lib Dem MPs have announced they’re retiring at this year’s general election. All seven are men: of their replacements, four are women. Here’s the list in full:
John Barrett (LD) – Edinburgh West
Majority: 13,600 (30%) – second safest Lib Dem seat in the UK.
Reason for leaving: to spend more time with his grand-daughters.
Hoping to succeed […]