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Hampstead liberals can use their vote to fight radical Islam (and silence right-wing bores)

21 April 2015 12:43

A few months ago I was in a pub on a quiet night and overheard a young couple having an…

Did Vince Cable think he was presenting the Lib Dems’ budget?

19 March 2015 10:14

This morning Danny Alexander is scheduled to reveal the Liberal Democrats’ proposed alternative budget. Alas, Vince Cable appears to have missed the memo. Speaking…

A Lab-Con coalition? It’s not as crazy as you think

12 October 2014 13:11

In the few days since Conservative defector Douglas Carswell gave Ukip its first Westminster MP and John Bickley scared the…

Full text: Nick Clegg’s speech to the Liberal Democrat conference 2014

8 October 2014 12:59

listen to ‘Podcast: Nick Clegg’s speech’ on audioBoom Before I say anything else, I’m sure I speak on behalf of…

The Lib Dems can’t win on reforming the ‘bedroom tax’

17 July 2014 12:14

In 2010, shortly after going into coalition, Lib Dem MPs and peers were addressed by various liberal politicians keen to…

Nick Clegg wants grown-up policymaking. But is his party ready?

26 July 2013 14:58

If you think the battle in the Tory party over policies can get bloody, spare a thought for the Lib…