Liberal Democrats

The UK “surge” debate

12 July 2009 18:28

The support for Britain’s involvement in Afghanistan is, for the first time, showing major signs of fraying. Nick Clegg broke…

The Lib Dems threaten to go AWOL 

10 July 2009 11:51

Though Nick Clegg has greater pre-existing international experience than either David Cameron or Gordon Brown (having worked in Brussels), he…

Three Weeks to Save the Labour Party

15 May 2009 8:05

It was an honour to write the Spectator politics column this week. You can find my thoughts on the collaspe…

A Lib Dem future? Not so fast my friends!

17 March 2009 17:24

Tom Harris doesn’t much care for the Liberal Democrats: Having seen the damage done to the Labour Party through its…

Here’s the Latest From Your Neo-Con Socialist

22 February 2009 12:30

I was always shocked by the level of vitriol among New Statesman and Guardian readers when a writer stepped away…

The Irresistible Rise of the Liberal Democrats

20 February 2009 17:05

If there is one message Labour and Conservative politicians should take into the next election it is never to underestimate…

Never Underestimate the Lib Dems

16 February 2009 19:43

I know we are not supposed to take ComRes polls too seriously but there’s one aspect of the Independent on…