Charlotte Henry

Could the Richmond by-election kick start the Lib Dem fightback?

28 October 2016 16:48

After Zac Goldsmith’s decision to step down as an MP and trigger a by-election in Richmond Park, the Liberal Democrats…

Gordon Brown Meets With Vietnamese Prime Minister

While Labour panics, the Lib Dems are keeping their cool

29 July 2015 16:22

After May’s general election, both Labour and the Lib Dems needed a new leader, but the contrast between their leadership…

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Exclusive: Vince Cable will lose his economy job with the Lib Dems tomorrow

6 January 2015 18:13

Vince Cable will tomorrow lose his job as Liberal Democrat economy spokesman for the election, Coffee House understands. The party…

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The Labour MPs who deny planning to defect to Ukip

26 November 2014 15:00

Ukip are desperate to build on the momentum from their Rochester win as the general election looms ever closer. At…

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Nick Clegg stakes the middle – again – but is it the sweet spot for Lib Dems?

22 October 2014 13:37

Speaking at a south London primary school this morning, Nick Clegg firmly reiterated the Lib Dems’ equidistance between the two…

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Even rapist footballer Ched Evans deserves a second chance

16 October 2014 11:21

There has been a rumbling row for a while about Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans. He was found guilty of…

The Liberal Democrats Hold Their Annual Party Conference

What is the Lib Dems’ problem with ‘the Jews’?

25 July 2014 15:58

The Liberal Democrats have always been a party of contradictions. In the time I’ve been a member, as well as…


Who is behind the campaign to oust Nick Clegg?

27 May 2014 17:06

Lord Oakeshott has gone under the radar, as speculation mounts about his involvement in a bid to oust party leader…


Clegg lost against Farage, but that’s not the point

4 April 2014 11:37

Why did Nick Clegg bother debating Nigel Farage? The Ukip leader bagged two decisive victories in the battles. But that…

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The cowardly Lib Dems should have taken action over Chris Rennard

16 January 2014 16:14

Alistair Webster QC has decided that the threshold for disciplining Lord Rennard for sexually inappropriate behaviour could not be met,…


The runners and riders for deputy leader of the Lib Dems

20 December 2013 12:50

The election of the deputy leader of the Liberal Democrat parliamentary party is hardly hold the front page stuff. However,…

The government argues that it wouldn't be cost-effective to digitise the entire passport application process, but there are other cases where going digital would save money. Picture: Getty

Revealed: the most expensive government services

19 January 2013 19:14

Anyone mulling how the government can save a tidy sum of money could do a lot worse than to sift…

Liberal Democrat members have mobilised against their leadership by calling for the Justice and Security Bill to be dropped. Image: Getty

The crime of the Justice and Security Bill

17 November 2012 16:30

The Coalition Agreement states: ‘We will be strong in defence of freedom. The Government believes that the British state has…