Posts Tagged “linda jack”

All in a day’s Lib Dem conference: hustings, fringes, OMOV and sex work

by Stephen Tall on October 4, 2014

It’s felt like a slow start to conference – I’m habituated to the Friday night rally and meaty policy debates starting at bleary o’clock on Saturday morning. But with the rally moved to Saturday night, conference itself wasn’t opened until this afternoon. However, that meant there was time this morning for the first official hustings […]

EXCLUSIVE: Lib Dem Party Presidency – first members’ poll results are here

by Stephen Tall on October 4, 2014

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 735 party members responded – thank you – and we’re publishing the full results. Tim Farron’s four-year stint as Lib Dem Party President ends this year. […]

It’s 8 May 2015. Nick Clegg’s resigned. Who speaks for the Lib Dems?

by Stephen Tall on September 9, 2014

Imagine the following scenario… At the next general election, 7th May 2015, there is a hung parliament in which the Lib Dems hold the balance of power. However, the party doesn’t do very well. Nick Clegg resigns as party leader, or at (…)

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Linda Jack to announce Lib Dem party president campaign

by Stephen Tall on April 19, 2014

Lib Dem activist Linda Jack will shortly announce that she will be a candidate for the post of Party President in the all-member election that will take place this autumn. To date, two candidates have declared their intention to run: Baroness (Sal) Brinton and Pauline Pearce. I understand Linda will officially throw her hat into […]

Lib Dem Bloggers’ Christmas stocking fillers… Part I

by Stephen Tall on November 21, 2011

What presents are you looking forward to giving or receiving this year? That’s the question LDV posed to a group of Lib Dem bloggers. All this week we’re revealing what they told us, with link-throughs to Amazon for your shopping convenience (and ‘cos the referral fees help support LibDemVoice: so get clicking and ordering). In […]

Nick Clegg Q&A: the Lib Dem Voice live-blog

by Stephen Tall on September 19, 2010

Nick Clegg has just taken to the podium to take questions from the floor… 2.52 pm… First up is Linda Jack, who asks, “Can I still trust you with my party?” Yes of course you can, says Nick. We’ve restored the pensions link, taken 900,000 people out of income tax, imposed a bank levy, addressed […]

Lib Dem Linda aims to kick Nads out of Parliament

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2010

LDV readers may have already seen Lib Dem candidate Linda Jack’s advertising campaign video aimed at raising funds to unseat controversial Tory MP Nadine Dorries in Mid-Bedfordshire. Launched today, Linda’s ad will appear on leading political blogs and web sites to raise funds, as well as those searching for Nadine Dorries on Google.

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Lib Dem Bloggers Christmas stocking fillers … Part III

by Stephen Tall on December 11, 2009

If you could choose up to three items for your Christmas stocking, what would they be? That was the question LDV posed to a group of Lib Dem bloggers. All this week we’re revealing what they told us, with all their choices added to the Amazon carousel widget featured on our home-page, referral fees from […]

Lib Dem bloggers’ summer reading (Part II)

by Stephen Tall on July 20, 2009

To read Part I, published yesterday, click HERE. For me, it’s the most difficult decision of the year – which books to take with me on holiday. So, I thought, what could be better than to pick the brains of (…)

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