Posts Tagged “Scottish independence referendum”

Liberal Hero of the Week #87: Daniel Hannan

by Stephen Tall on February 7, 2015

Daniel Hannan Conservative MEP for South East England Reason: for his support of localism. Former Labour Lord Chancellor once pithily said of the “West Lothian Question” — Tam Dalyell’s famous formulation that it cannot be right for a Scottish MP (…)

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Devo-max for Scotland: what Lib Dem members think

by Stephen Tall on November 29, 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. 747 party members responded – thank you – and we’re publishing the full results. On Thursday, the Smith Commission published its recommendations on how to take forward […]

Scotland’s independence referendum: here’s what our survey says Lib Dem members think

by Stephen Tall on September 17, 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. Scotland votes this Thursday in its independence referendum. We asked our sample […]

Yes, Scotland should have more independence. Wales too. But don’t forget the English

by Stephen Tall on September 8, 2014

I’m a federalist which, I guess, places me somewhere between the unionists and the separatists. Which means that, as I ‘fessed up last February, I’m much more ambivalent about the case for Scottish independence than most Lib Dems: I believe in power being as close to the people as possible. Is ‘devo-max’ or full independence […]