Liberal Democrats

Will Oakeshott’s demise kill off Lib Dem revolt?

28 May 2014 12:00

Nick Clegg said this morning that ‘appropriate steps’ will be taken to deal with Lord Oakeshott after the peer was…

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…

Briefing: what you need to know about that leaked Lib Dem poll

27 May 2014 14:46

Will Nick Clegg hold onto his Sheffield Hallam seat next year? No, according to internal Lib Dem polling which has…

Polling council investigates anonymous Lib Dem seats survey

27 May 2014 12:19

Who is the mysterious ‘Lib Dem supporter’ behind the ICM poll showing that the Lib Dems would fare very badly…

Can Nick Clegg survive his party’s wrath?

27 May 2014 9:32

Will Nick Clegg survive his mauling in the European elections? The front pages this morning don’t do the Lib Dem…

Vince Cable breaks his silence

26 May 2014 16:36

Vince Cable, definitely not in the Team Nick camp, has finally broken his silence from a trade visit in China…

Nick Clegg defends his leadership and the Coalition

26 May 2014 14:56

A visibly tired Nick Clegg has just done his first post-European Election TV interview. Clegg conceded that the Liberal Democrats…

David Cameron has fewer problems than Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg this morning

26 May 2014 10:21

For more than year Westminster has assumed that David Cameron would have a Tory crisis to deal with after the…

The three things keeping Nick Clegg safe

25 May 2014 16:58

This weekend was always going to be an unpleasant one for Nick Clegg. The delay between the council results on…

Ukip surge as Labour make sluggish progress

23 May 2014 7:03

Only one party can be happy with the local elections results so far, Ukip. Nigel Farage’s party has so far…

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Nick Clegg’s loopy strategy

15 May 2014 13:32

I am beginning to think that Dominic Cummings has driven Nick Clegg round the bend. The Lib Dem leader should…

Knives still out in Coalition sentencing fight

12 May 2014 20:16

What will become of the other big coalition row that’s burning away alongside free schools? David Cameron was asked today…

The Axe man cometh

11 May 2014 11:16

David Axelrod jets into London this week for the first time since signing up to help Labour in 2015. Axelrod,…

Why I’ll be voting Liberal Democrat on May 22

8 May 2014 12:33

One of the interesting things I learned from a recent Lord Ashcroft poll was the startling fact that three times…

Will the Lib Dems enter another coalition?

23 April 2014 18:16

Danny Alexander’s comments to the BBC that, in the event of another hung parliament, the Lib Dems wouldn’t make a…

An American, an Australian and a South African walk into a British election

18 April 2014 13:37

All three main parties have now hired foreign advisers to help run their general election campaigns. These foreign advisers have…

What are the Liberal Democrats for?

12 April 2014 10:06

Of the three main parties, none is clearer about how they intend to fight the next election than the Liberal…

Alas poor Jeremy Browne, the man who loved this government not wisely but all too well

8 April 2014 11:20

Poor Jeremy Browne. Sacked for believing in the government in which he served*. Then again, no-one claims politics, or life,…

Cameron’s renegotiation strategy is no longer an obstacle to a second Tory-Lib Dem coalition

6 April 2014 16:11

David Cameron’s plan to renegotiate Britain’s membership of the European Union has long been regarded as a major obstacle to…

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…