Scotland’s independence referendum: here’s what our survey says Lib Dem members think

Lib Dem Voice has polled our members-only forum  to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance ...

Is Mike Crockart voting Yes to Independence?

You might think so from these photos of his office in the heart of Edinburgh West ...

Charles Kennedy launches new Liberal Democrat Poster van tour “Why would we walk away?”

    In Glasgow this morning, Charles Kennedy launched a new Liberal Democrat poster campaign ...

Opinion: Housing is the cost of living crisis

Today there are more affordable products than ever. Not only have freer markets driven down prices on almost every consumer good imaginable they have expanded ...

Willie Rennie: If it turns out that Alex Salmond has been talking codswallop, there’s nothing we can do about it. We can’t go back

Willie Rennie has made a video talking about the great assets of the UK, asking why would we ever walk away from those great things. ...

LibLink: Menzies Campbell: Federalism is in touching distance

Sir Menzies Campbell, whose Commission drew up the Liberal Democrats' proposals for more powers to the Scottish Parliament, has written for the Scotsman saying that ...

Opinion: Devolved Power and the Problem of Accountability

In my recent article on devolution policy, I highlighted the problem with accountability in the context of devolved power. This is an issue which ...

Vince Cable on the road

Vince Cable is responsible for the UK car ...

Jim Wallace: Team Scotland within the UK – the best solution

Back in the day when we had a Scottish Government that was more bothered about doing everything it could rather than complaining about what it ...

Welfare reform: enough of the stick, time for the carrot

This coalition has bravely attempted to tackle welfare reform. It’s been controversial, unpopular, but essential - the fact that unemployment has remained surprisingly low throughout ...

The Liberal Democrats, the first 25 years

On 3 March 2013, the Liberal Democrats marked their twenty-fifth birthday. The story of the party ...

Pro-UK rally in Trafalgar Square at 6pm TONIGHT

If you're in London and you want Scotland to stay in the UK, head for Trafalgar Square at 6pm. A rally is taking place to ...

Update on Network of Experience

Earlier this year ...

Opinion: Devolution and federalism – the missing ingredient

The missing ingredient in Maria Pretzler’s thought-provoking piece ("We urgently need a new policy ...

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

Many thanks to the  16200 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this ...

What the academics say: 7-in-10 voters know the name of their MP – and 82% of Lib Dem MPs are local

What do MPs want from voters? Well, knowing the name of their man in Westminster ...

Nick Clegg’s statement on David Haines’ murder: Islamic State an affront to every peace loving Muslim in the world

Nick Clegg has made the following statement about David Haines' murder: The barbaric murder of David Haines is a crime of the most horrendous kind. My thoughts ...

Shirley Williams wows Dunfermline – in pictures

Shirley Williams has been an absolute star these last few days. She came to Scotland on Thursday and will be here until Tuesday night. She's ...

Liberal Democrat Voice Awards: Nominations close tomorrow

Just a reminder that nominations for the LDV Awards close tomorrow so if you haven't sent them in, please do so as soon as possible. ...

Charles Kennedy: No with a purpose and a future

I've been saying for months that someone should sit Charles Kennedy down on a sofa and film him talking about the referendum. And last week, ...

In the next month 19 seats will short-list their wannabe Lib Dem MPs

Here’s the full list of selection contests in the coming month available for ...

LibLink: Kirsty Williams – Scottish independence result will have ‘colossal impact’ on Wales and UK

Kirsty Wiliams, leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, has added her voice to ...

What’s being debated in our members’ forum this week?

LibDemVoice has two parallel sites. The first is our public blog, the thing you're ...

Catch-up LDVideo: Nick Clegg hails “a manifesto for the next generation”

It ended up being buried by this week's news from Scotland and the Royal Baby - but the Lib Dem pre-manifesto was launched this week. ...

The day Alistair Carmichael made me cry

On Thursday night an all-star cast of Liberal Democrat giants addressed ...

New LDV members’ survey now live: your views on Scotland, the Coalition, ISIS and Israel/Palestine, and the Party Presidency

The new LDV members’ survey is now live. So if you are one of the 1,500+ ...

Opinion: The economics of independence have been lost in the smoke of battle

As economic issues have come to the fore in the referendum campaign, I find myself, oddly, sympathising with both sides in the debate, not for ...

No football last week, so why not pick your Fantasy Politics team instead?

This week's internationals mean no English Premiership action so no further update: positions are as ...

Michael Moore’s International Development Bill passes its first Commons hurdle

Michael Moore's Private Members' Bill, which enshrines the 0,7% of GDP target for international aid into ...

Opinion: How to tell the SNP?

How do we point out to SNP supporters that they ...