Opinion: If an NHS Tax is a step too far, let taxpayers make an optional “NHS Donation”

Liberal Democrats have committed to protecting the NHS Budget in the next Parliament. But ...

An email on counter-terrorism measures from a Liberal Democrat should not make me despair…

Nick Clegg has sent the following email to party members this evening about the new counter terrorism measures taken by the Government. There is no ...

Of course sterlingisation and debt default would lead to Scots paying more for loans, mortgages and credit

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has been taking a bit of a pasting on social media from nationalists who don't like what he said ...

Opinion: Why I rejoined the Liberal Democrats

I sit here having just rejoined the Liberal Democrats. I was previously a member and considered getting active in my local area. I left because ...

Mike Thornton MP writes…Don’t commit to no increase in runways

The prospect of airport expansion is hugely controversial.  It sparks an inevitable tug-o-war between those who see larger airports as key to economic growth, and ...

Danny Alexander sets out vision for more powers after a No vote in the Scottish referendum

On Friday night, Danny Alexander, Willie Rennie and Charles Kennedy held a ...

Liberal Democrat Voice Awards 2014 – get your nominations in NOW, and never let it be said that we don’t listen to feedback, Mr Calder

The Liberal Democrat Voice Awards will take place with its usual glamour and fun on the Saturday evening of the Glasgow Conference. Here's all the details: There ...

Opinion: How about some real fairness in our tax system?

On 27th August as a party of the new Liberal Democrat media strategy of Manifesto by a Thousand Statements, in the name of the party it ...

RIP Simon Titley

Just two and a half months ago, we had to report the desperately sad news that Simon Titley, stalwart of the Liberator collective, was ...

Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #388

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 388th weekly round-up from ...

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

Many thanks to the 13,200 visitors who dropped by Lib Dem Voice this ...

LibLink: Paddy Ashdown: Britain’s best defence to the terror threat is international action

In today's Observer, Paddy Ashdown cautions against knee-jerk reactions to the prospect of radicalised Jihadists returning to Britain and wreaking havoc on our streets: He says, ...

LibLink: Sam Ghibaldan: Put people, not nations first

Sam Ghibaldan was Special Adviser to Jim Wallace and Nicol Stephen throughout the Liberal Democrats' 8 years in coalition with Labour at Holyrood from 1999 ...

Caron’s Sunday Selection: Must-read articles from the Sunday papers

It's almost September, and, let's face it, now that the X Factor's back, tithe countdown to Christmas has begun, so I should probably forget all ...

What if… David Davis had won the Tory leadership contest in 2005?

What-ifs are, as Peter Snow would say, just a bit of fun: a counter-factual ...

In the next month 32 seats will short-list their wannabe Lib Dem MPs

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

Opinion: Liberal Democrat Fairtrade Future welcomes hospital food announcement

One of the things that makes me proud to be a Liberal ...

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 ...

And the top book read by Lib Dem MPs this summer was…

Polling firm ComRes has published its annual list of the books MPs have been reading ...

LibLink: Tim Farron – “I’m Determined That a No Vote Won’t Just Mean We Return to the Status Quo”

Lib Dem party president Tim Farron has an article in the Huffington Post on the ...

Reflections on Rotherham (4): Lessons were not learnt before. They cannot be ignored again.

The report into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham issued this week makes tragic reading. It highlights the collective failure of the authorities to take robust ...

Opinion: Time for change. Time for a Liberal Revival: my manifesto for Party President

I joined this party because I believe in the power of every individual to take power and use it - use it to shape their ...

A new Lib Dem presidential candidate enters the race

This is the text of the email I received this morning from Daisy Cooper: Today, I’m ...

LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League: how it stands after Week 2

Congratulations to Nick Davies, Jon Featonby and George Murray, who lead the LibDemVoice Fantasy Football League after Week 2, scoring a cumulative 137, 136 and ...

By-election update: 13.6% swing from Labour to hold North Jesmond

Just one Council by-election this week in North Jesmond (Newcastle CC). The ...

Rennie: Stand up to the nationalist thugs

Yesterday, Labour MP Jim Murphy was egged in Kirkcaldy as he was speaking there as part of his 100 towns in 100 days tour. ...

And the winner of the referendum debate was…….Charles Kennedy

I'm sure we all remember THAT debate on Monday night between Alistair Darling and Alex ...

Reflections on Rotherham (3): Believing and taking responsibility

It was difficult to read the Alexis Jay report into Child Sexual Exploitation in Rotherham. 1400 girls and 200 boys brutally abused and ...

Gerald Vernon-Jackson selected to contest Portsmouth South

Portsmouth Liberal Democrats last night selected Cllr Gerald Vernon-Jackson for the Portsmouth South seat currently ...

Opinion: If Putin wishes for another cold war…

One of the legacies of more than 10 years of conflict, ...