Jo Swinson MP on new measures to rank companies’ human rights performances

In early December I attended the 3rd annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human ...

Are Lib Dems normal?

We missed this story when it broke earlier in the month, but were alerted to it ...

Festive confusable peers quiz – Smith & Jones edition

The House of Lords have published a picture book called "A guide to confusable peers ...

Five party leaders at the funeral of Jeremy Thorpe

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Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #403

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 403rd weekly round-up from ...

Study shows that voters in Liberal Democrat seats trust their MPs more

Mike Smithson at Political Betting talks about data from the British Election Study that shows how well thought of MPs are in their own ...

What does Alex Salmond think he’s playing at?

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LDV’s Sunday Best: our 7 most-read articles this week

Many thanks to the 13990 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this ...

Tim Farron on Murnaghan: “There is massive space for the Liberal Democrats standing up for strong economy, fairness, human rights and civil liberties”

Tim Farron has just been on Sky News Murnaghan programme. Someone on there didn't do their research. First all, Dermot said that Tim was handing ...

Time to lambast the economic stupidity of Tory posturing on immigration

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Norman Lamb: Fixing dysfunctional mental health services takes time

Nobody could ever accuse Norman Lamb of political spin. He's been in his ministerial job for 2.5 years and he's totally honest about the still ...

Liberal Youth unveils its General Election campaign plans

One of the nicest things that's happened to me this year ...

Tribute to Jeremy Thorpe

Jeremy Thorpe's ...

LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: how it stands after Week 16

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Paul Tyler writes… In defence of piecemeal

For years Liberal Democrats have made the case for comprehensive reform of our constitution. We seek a fully federal settlement for the United Kingdom; ...

By-election update: Gains on the year

Just two principal council by-elections were contested yesterday. The Conservatives held their ...

Cochrane review: Vaping can help you quit smoking

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Opinion: Universal Basic Income is the way forward for the Liberal Democrats

Following a post by Nick Barlow a couple of weeks ago, a number of Liberal Democrat members have got together in ...

A farewell from Tim Farron as party president

So, it’s a matter of days now before I hang up my boots and pass on the baton to our new president (its important to ...

Morrissey Progress Report – first thoughts

As promised earlier, here are my first thoughts on Helena Morrissey's progress report which ...

Helena Morrissey evaluates party’s progress on her recommendations

Last year, Helena Morrissey published her Report into the Processes and Culture of the Liberal Democrats and made 9 recommendations for change. Here are ...

Lord William Wallace writes…Evidence shows EU serves Britain well

If you’re interested in the evidence about UK interests at stake in EU membership, ...

Lib Dem MPs were right not to play Labour’s silly games over the Bedroom Tax

Twitter has been full of Labour types slating Liberal Democrat MPs for voting against Labour's parliamentary motion on the Bedroom Tax. When longstanding critics of ...

Baroness Sally Hamwee writes…Localism and liberalism, urban and rural

You have to admire the energy and determination of Lucy Hurds and the Lib Dem team in Hereford and South Herefordshire. When I went to ...

Fifa World Cup row: Lib Dem members say no to Qatar but split on 2022 boycott

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Vince’s Royal Mail privatisation: independent report concludes “the right decisions were made”

An independent report by Lord Myners published today has concluded Vince Cable and the Government made "the right decisions" during the process of selling off ...

LibLink: Tim Farron – CIA report shows we should fight even harder for liberal Britain

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Opinion: The power of the media for good or ill

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Fixed-term parliaments: 56% of voters support them, finds YouGov

I've written before about the fact I like fixed-term parliaments: In praise of 5-year fixed-term parliaments. You may remember that a few years ago, ...

Civil partnerships can now be converted into marriage

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