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In other news… Nick talks Dutch, Farron’s footie boycott, Hemming’s whistleblower charter & more

by Stephen Tall on October 28, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past few days… Nick Clegg insists on speaking Dutch at Cabinet Office meeting (Telegraph) Nick Clegg, who speaks five languages fluently, chose to conduct a recent meeting at the Cabinet Office with Herman Van Rompuy, the European Council president, entirely […]

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 […]

Who Lib Dem members think are the most effective non-MPs at promoting the party

by Stephen Tall on August 14, 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. Oakeshott, Ashdown and Pack top your list LDV asked: Which prominent Lib Dems who are NOT […]

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 […]

Willie Rennie apologises for ‘unintentional offence’ of Lib Dems’ Alex Salmond cartoon

by Stephen Tall on November 3, 2011

Some embarrassment for Willie Rennie, MSP and leader of the Scottish Lib Dems, this week following the publication by party staff of a cartoon satirising First Minister Alex Salmond’s hailing of the similarities between Scotland and Qatar: The Stv website takes up the story: The image, made by Liberal Democrat staff, came after Mr Salmond […]

Election Appeal: Help re-elect Willie Rennie – DONATE to his campaign TODAY

by Stephen Tall on February 13, 2010

Over the next five weeks, Lib Dem Voice is going to be asking all our Lib Dem-supporting readers to consider making a donation to support five candidates standing for the party at the imminent general election.
We know many of you will already be donating to the national party and/or your local party. We know […]

Daily View 2×2: 12 June 2009

by Stephen Tall on June 12, 2009

After the intensity of the last few weeks – MPs’ expenses, the Speaker resigning, local and Euro elections, the failed putsch against Gordon Brown, a hurried cabinet reshuffle – there’s a slight sense of anti-climax to political news at the (…)

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Shock, horror! Lib Dems to fight Euro elections on pro-Europe platform

by Stephen Tall on May 12, 2009

The Lib Dems did something today that the party hasn’t explicitly done in a long time: it launched its campaign for the European elections focusing on the positive impact of British membership of the European Union. Non-Lib Dems might casually (…)

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How would you make the positive case for Europe?

by Stephen Tall on January 12, 2009

The countdown to elections to the European Parliament – to be held in tandem with local government elections on 10th June – is now on. Last week, here on LDV, the Lib Dems’ vice-chair of our Euro election campaign, Willie (…)

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