Lib Dem conference 2013

Douglas Alexander urged Gordon Brown to sack McBride

22 September 2013 20:58

Ed Miliband is not the only person who wanted Gordon Brown to sack Damian McBride. At an IPPR fringe event…

Lib Dem conference: Five takeaway lessons

18 September 2013 19:16

1. The Lib Dems think they will be in power again after 2015 This whole conference was aimed at making…

Lib Dem conference: Dr No tells party activists that he loves blocking popular policies

18 September 2013 18:05

Nick Clegg’s speech was supposed to be about how the Lib Dems are the modifying party. They stop the nasty…

Lib Dem conference: Nick Clegg’s speech – full text and audio

18 September 2013 17:18

listen to ‘Nick Clegg: ‘We want to get in to government next time around’’ on Audioboo Three years ago –…

Lib Dem conference: Why Nick Clegg gave a personal speech

18 September 2013 17:18

Why did Nick Clegg choose to give ‘his most personal speech so far’ at this year’s autumn conference? Ed Miliband,…

Free school meals plan shows Lib Dems have a tortured view of the state

18 September 2013 12:30

There’s plenty of fun to be had with the Lib Dems’ decision to give all infant school children free school…

Nick Clegg: Only the Lib Dems can finish the recovery properly

18 September 2013 11:57

Nick Clegg will be closing the Lib Dem conference today with what is being billed as one of his most…

Coffee Shots: Liberal Democrats really enjoy their party conference

18 September 2013 9:00

The Lib Dems have had a great party conference, haven’t they? Well, perhaps. The conference centre has been a little…

Lib Dem conference: Wednesday fringe guide

18 September 2013 8:00

Every morning throughout party conference season, we’ll be providing our pick of the fringe events on Coffee House.  Today is…

Lib Dem conference: Nick Clegg to announce free school meals for all infant school pupils

17 September 2013 17:01

Nick Clegg has had a good party conference, and wants to round it off with an announcement that will leave…

Luciana Berger lambasts Ed Davey over inaccuracies in his conference speech

17 September 2013 16:51

Ed Davey hasn’t had a great conference. First the jokes in the energy secretary’s speech bombed. Then a sign fell…

Lib Dem conference: Danny Alexander’s speech – full text

17 September 2013 16:12

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Lib Dem conference: The subtle clear yellow water between the coalition parties

17 September 2013 9:37

Aside from the usual outright bashing of the Conservative party, the Liberal Democrats do want to put some clear yellow…

Lib Dem conference: Tuesday fringe guide

17 September 2013 8:00

Every morning throughout party conference season, we’ll be providing our pick of the fringe events on Coffee House.  The Liberal…

Lib Dem conference: Vince Cable says Coalition could end before 2015

16 September 2013 20:34

Cabinet colleagues’ concerns over the housing bubble and immigration was only one facet of Vince Cable’s fringe interview this evening.…

Lib Dem conference: Vince Cable says Tory Cabinet colleagues are worried about housing bubble

16 September 2013 19:26

‘People think that I’m quite blunt,’ joked Vince Cable to Steve Richards at a fringe event this evening. The Business…

Lib Dem conference: Nick Clegg narrowly wins 45p/50p tax vote

16 September 2013 18:07

It was so close that they had to count the votes in the conference hall, and even then, the Liberal…

Lib Dem conference: Clegg’s confident Q&A

16 September 2013 16:13

Nick Clegg was in a jolly good mood this afternoon when he strode into the conference hall for his question-and-answer…

Lib Dem conference: Vince Cable undermines Clegg’s ‘reasonable party’ strategy

16 September 2013 14:41

Another year, another speech by Vince Cable attacking those nasty Tories. After his rather undignified to-ing and fro-ing over the…

Lib Dem conference: Vince Cable’s speech – full text

16 September 2013 13:55

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