Posts Tagged “make it happen”

Our starters for 2008 – how did we do? (Part I)

by Stephen Tall on December 28, 2008

A year ago, Lib Dem Voice posed 10 questions, the answers to which we believed might shape the Lib Dem year – time to revisit them, wethinks. 1. Will Nick Clegg become as well-known and respected/liked as Paddy and Charles (…)

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Can you sum up the purpose of the Lib Dems in a sentence? (Or 'The Quest for the Lib Dem Holy Grail').

by Stephen Tall on December 2, 2008

Today’s Guardian carries an interview with comedian/actor Eddie Izzard: interesting for those of us who are fans (especially of his classic mid-90s’ shows), but also interesting for the problem it poses for those of us who are Lib Dems. Asked (…)

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LDV post-conference members’ survey (4): what you thought of Make It Happen's tax-cuts

by Stephen Tall on September 26, 2008

Over the weekend, Lib Dem Voice emailed the members of our private forum (open to all Lib Dem members) inviting them to take part in a survey, conducted via Liberty Research, asking a number of questions arising from last week’s (…)

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Conference: Make It Happen debate… the live-blog

by Stephen Tall on September 15, 2008

Yes, it’s the day of the Big Debate on Make It Happen, the party’s policy and consultation document, and there’s keen anticipation here in the conference hall. Over 100 members have applied to speak so far, so we can expect (…)

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Guardian: Make it Happen “a shift towards liberal traditions and away from social democratic ones”

by Stephen Tall on July 21, 2008

There’s an interesting and pretty perceptive editorial in today’s Guardian taking a thoughtful look at the Lib Dems’ Make it Happen policy proposal paper, launched by Nick Clegg last week. (And, whether it was deliberate or not, let me take (…)

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Has Making it Happen made it happen for the Lib Dems?

by Stephen Tall on July 18, 2008

Well, if the press and media reaction is anything to go by, the launch of the Lib Dems’ Make it Happen policy paper has succeeded way beyond the party’s expectations. No need for LDV to round them all up, as (…)

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Clegg launches ‘Make it Happen’ with call to cut taxes

by Stephen Tall on July 17, 2008

The party website has a blue mast-head, a youthful leader and a call to cut taxes for low- and middle-income earners: yes, the Lib Dems’ leader Nick Clegg has today launched the party’s new ‘Make it Happen’ policy and consultation (…)

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