The Lib Dem leadership campaign looks to be getting nasty — with attempts to drag right-winger Norman Lamb into the Grevile Janner ‘sex abuse’ scandal.
Lib Dem Voice gets to grips with the big issues facing their party:
Of all the things that Tim Farron could have looked to make light of in his final speech as Lib Dem president: “There are some parts of the job that I’m happy to pass on. “The next time any of you get caught with your pants round your ankles the media can call someone else […]
Having ignored concrete evidence that Portsmouth Lib Dems were helping Mike Hancock’s campaign even after his behaviour was exposed, Nick Clegg and party president Tim Farron have finally stuck their heads above the parapet — promising a “review” which will examine “inappropriate behaviour” as well as wider allegations of bullying under the now deposed Lib Dem regime on […]
Domestic violence victims pay Bedroom Tax for ‘safe room’ 280 homes with special secure areas hit with hated charge MP bids to change rules with Commons motion With domestic violence victims up there with kidney dialysis patients in having specialist facilities deemed to be ‘spare’ bedrooms — an MP is bidding to exempt ‘safe rooms’ […]
First it was off. Now three weeks later it’s back on again. But the MP recall law promised by both coalition parties won’t actually allow voters to recall their MPs, David Cameron admitted in PMQs earlier. In the golden light of the post-expenses scandal dawn, we were told in party manifestos and the Coalition agreement […]
Tim Farron has claimed credit for the coalition’s U-turn on caravan tax — despite his failure to vote either way in Parliament. In a press release, the Lib Dem President claimed that George Osborne’s decision to slash tax on caravans from 20% to 5% was down to him: “I want to thank local caravan park […]
With the last few grains trickling through the hourglass on Legal Aid, Liberal Democrat President Tim Farron will put himself at loggerheads with Nick Clegg this evening — having tabled an amendment opposing plans to deny Legal Aid from disabled people and others on low incomes. Last year, thousands of disabled people were helped by […]