Tag Archives: Jo Swinson

Corbyn will never be Prime Minister

Over the past few weeks I have seen a torrent of half-witted abuse being thrown at the Lib Dems and MPs who have defected to us. “Good riddance”, “You’re Tory-lite”, “You’ll take anyone”. These are the ones that are fit … Continue reading

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Health and the EU take centre stage on day 2 of the Lib Dem Conference

Day 2 was fortunately not quite as frenetic as Day 1. Not a single MP defected to us yesterday! However, those that did were in highly visible activities throughout the day. Especially visible was the normally demure Chukka! However, all … 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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The biggest attack on parliamentary democracy since Charles I!!

Nothing should surprise us about the state of democracy in our Country today but yesterday’s news of the prorogation of Parliament startled all of us because it has basically reduced us to the level of a banana republic. When Johnson … Continue reading

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Six to Fix for a Partnership Parliament

A week or so ago I wrote about the needs for the Lib Dems to prepare for a partnership parliament. Since then we have won the Brecon by-election and a lot of the talk, quite rightly, has been about the … Continue reading

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Labour Party falls apart every day

If ever there was a seminal week in the decline of the once great Labour Party, I suspect this last week will be regarded as the one. Let’s just consider: 67 Labour Peers, all of whom have given many years’ … Continue reading

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What happens the day after the next General Election?

In a recent Blog I spoke about the potential end of two-Party politics. Since then we have had three more opinion polls with Lib Dems ranging from first with 30% to fourth with 19%. What doesn’t change is the fact … Continue reading

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