Category Archives: Politics

If you think poverty started in 2010 you are part of the problem

This map from the Office for National Statistics shows that the UK is above mid league in terms of risk of poverty throughout Europe. If we leave the EU and the Single Market we will dream of these days as … Continue reading

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Politicians and their Families

I had a great time spending 48 hours with Erica and no politics. I hope she enjoyed it as much as I did!! There has been a lot of press attention in the last few days about the fact that … Continue reading

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So who should the next Lib Dem Leader be?

Tim Farron was a great Leader of our Party. He should be proud of his achievements in just 2 years in terms of increased numbers of members, councillors and MPs Before answering the question of the day for us Lib … Continue reading

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They are political terrorists not religious ones

A United Kingdom means not only uniting the four home nations but uniting all the faiths and beliefs into one coherent and tolerant entity After three recent terrorist atrocities those who seek to demonise one particular religion have had a … Continue reading

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Only the Liberal Democrats can stop a huge Tory majority

The Lib Dem Bird is flying high as we  enter the first hurdle of the County and Regional Elections. It will be soaring when the gains come in after those elections and before the recently announced General Election When I … Continue reading

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Let the Teachers teach!

“All schools should be art schools”, say these posters. Perhaps that would help broaden the highly restricted curriculum which many schools now offer. I looked with interest at the proposals by the Labour Party to add VAT on to the … Continue reading

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It was Fifty Years Ago Today

Rt Hon Jo Grimond. One of the finest orators I have ever heard and a huge liberal in thoughts, principles and practice Okay it is confession time. For the past 18 months I have been lurking in the Lib Dem … Continue reading

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