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Lib Dem members back plain cigarette packaging, but more evenly divided on minimum alcohol pricing

by Stephen Tall on August 3, 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. Two-thirds of Lib Dem members back plain cigarette packaging Do you support or oppose […]

Liberal Hero of the Week #30: Vince Cable. Our Liberal Villains of the Month: 175 MPs

by Stephen Tall on February 8, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum. The series showcases those who promote any of the four liberal tenets identified in The Orange Book — economic, personal, political and social liberalism — regardless of party affiliation and from beyond Westminster. If they stick up […]

Liberal Hero of the Week #30: Vince Cable. Our Liberal Villains of the Month: 175 MPs

by Stephen Tall on February 8, 2013

Liberal Hero of the Week is chosen by Stephen Tall, Co-Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice, and Research Associate at CentreForum. The series showcases those who promote any of the four liberal tenets identified in The Orange Book — economic, personal, political and social liberalism — regardless of party affiliation and from beyond Westminster. If they stick up […]

In other news… Teather on pupil premium, State of play for Welsh Lib Dems & other stories

by Stephen Tall on August 28, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past few days… Teather: Pupil premium ‘changing the way schools think’ (BBC) The Liberal Democrat MP and minister at the Department of Education Sarah Teather, said the policy is about “changing the whole way schools think”. Speaking to The World […]

In other news… Mensch sticks up for Clegg, Rennie takes on Salmond, Bristol mayoral election latest & other stories

by Stephen Tall on May 27, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past few days… On day UKUncut protestors targeted Clegg family home, Tory MP Louise Mensch urges people to donate £5 to Lib Dem funds (ConHome) Louise Mensch, the Tory MP for Corby is recommending that her followers donate £5 to […]

Clegg’s bailed-out banks’ shares give-away proposal triggers national debate

by Stephen Tall on June 25, 2011

Nick Clegg’s very public call for the British public to be given shares in the bailed-out banks — creating 46 million shareholders and allowing collective ownership of banks — has garnered acres of coverage the past couple of days. It’s three months since Lib Dem MP Stephen Williams first proposed the privatisation of its 83% […]

Stephen Williams condemns Bristol Tories' attack on anti-homophobia charity

by Stephen Tall on August 28, 2009

Pink News has the story: A Liberal Democrat MP has accused both the Tories on Bristol council and one of the city’s newspapers of misrepresenting a National Lottery grant to a gay group. The Bristol Evening Post ran a story (…)

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Stephen Williams speaks out on Lib Dem tuition fees policy

by Stephen Tall on October 7, 2008

A recent Lib Dem Voice article which attracted a great deal of comment from LDV readers posed the question, Lib Dems to drop Tuition Fees pledge? Stephen Williams, Lib Dem MP for Bristol West, and the party’s shadow secretary of (…)

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How the MPs are lining up (UPDATED)

by Stephen Tall on November 22, 2007

By popular request, here’s the current list of which Lib Dem MPs have declared for which leadership candidate so far. (Originally compiled with the help of Jonathan Isaby of The Daily Telegraph.) The list shows that Nick has attracted two (…)

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How the MPs are lining up (UPDATED)

by Stephen Tall on October 25, 2007

I’m grateful to Jonathan Isaby of The Daily Telegraph, who has compiled (and allowed me to reproduce here) his up-to-date list of which Lib Dem MPs have declared for which leadership candidate so far. Jonathan comments: “Below are my most (…)

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