Tonight’s PM Debate. A Guide.

At 20:00pm, for ninety minutes, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Conservative leader Boris Johnson will face a live studio audience as they will set out why they should be the next Prime Minister after the 12 December poll. Following an unsuccessful high court bid, the Liberal Democrats and SNP will not be represented on the … Continue reading Tonight’s PM Debate. A Guide.

To Win Big At This Election, the Lib Dems Must Focus on the Renewal of Citizenship

At election time, the party with the strongest narrative wins. It must be personal, appeal to a wide demographic and relate to a voter’s daily life and sphere of existence. I believe the best political narrative for the Liberal Democrats in this election is one based on personal empowerment and giving people the skills and … Continue reading To Win Big At This Election, the Lib Dems Must Focus on the Renewal of Citizenship

Liberal Democrat Party President – Yorkshire Region Hustings

On Friday 25th October, I attended the Yorkshire hustings for the Liberal Democrat presidential election 2019. Both Mark Pack and Christine Jardine were present. Although both offer a radically different vision for the party and for the role of its president, they share a will for major reform. In Christine’s pitch, she emphasised the need … Continue reading Liberal Democrat Party President – Yorkshire Region Hustings

(Part 2) Liberal Democrat Conference 2019 – Bournemouth

Below is a summary of the second half of my time at the Lib Dem conference in Bournemouth. On Monday morning (16th), the conference floor debated climate change and biodiversity. The session concluded with a speech by deputy leader and Shadow Chancellor Sir Ed Davey MP, who set out his plan to 'decarbonise capitalism' by … Continue reading (Part 2) Liberal Democrat Conference 2019 – Bournemouth

Labour’s Answer: A ‘People’s Vote’ for party members

Labour Party members should be given a vote in an internal Brexit referendum before MPs vote on another proposed deal from Prime Minister Theresa May. The ballot would ask: “Should the Parliamentary Labour Party support Britain's exit from the EU?”   Yes  (Leave) No (Remain)   An internal party poll would be better than a … Continue reading Labour’s Answer: A ‘People’s Vote’ for party members