Tag Archives: General Election

The first day of the Lib Dem Conference 2019 was the best I’ve been to in 50+ years

I was trying to work out yesterday how many main Spring and Autumn Federal Lib Dem Conferences I have been to. I gave up because it’s a hell of a lot! In 52 years, I have been to most of … Continue reading

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Why I am Standing to be Party President

I was amazed to be told that the Federal Board has decided to run the internal elections for the Presidency and Party committees this Autumn. Yes, I know that they are due BUT I also know that they will be … Continue reading

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Brexit won’t be over for years

One of the most common comments I have heard in the past few months about Brexit is, “I just want it to be over”. This sentiment has come from people who want to leave and people who want to remain. … Continue reading

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Wollaston and Corbyn the good, the bad and the ugly

Two pieces of news have dominated politics today. The fact that Dr Sarah Wollaston has joined the Liberal Democrats and that Jeremy Corbyn has partly come off the fence that he has been sitting on for three years and is … Continue reading

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Where Next for the Liberal Democrats?

Many people have already rushed to judgement on the debacle for the Lib Dems of May 7th. In fact some did not wait for the election but started denouncing and predicting what would happen in May 2010! I have never … Continue reading

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Where have all the Hustings Gone?

I was talking this morning to our Parliamentary candidates for Wavertree and Wallasey. I asked them how many community based hustings meetings they had been invited to. In the case of Wallasey it was one and in the case of … Continue reading

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Surge in Liverpool Lib Dem Candidate Numbers

Liberal Democrats are fielding a third more candidates in this year’s local election than last year and they have attributed it to a surge in people joining the Party in the last 12 months. They believe that locally more and … Continue reading

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