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Two Easter quiz questions from Olly Grender and Ed Stradling

First up, from Olly (former communications chief for the Lib Dems and Shelter, now a Lib Dem peer)... Easter Hols quiz: can anyone guess ...

Steve Webb proposes fairer tax relief on pension contributions

Not content with the most radical reforms to private pensions in a generation, Steve Webb is proposing a flat rate of 30% of tax ...

Ed Davey MP writes… An onshore wind cap makes no sense

Rarely a week goes by without an onshore wind story appearing in the ...

Michael Moore MP writes… Scotland’s place in the world

It is the duty of the government of any state to safeguard national security and ...

6 British Pathé video clips of ex-Liberal leaders from 1931 to 1967

Sir John Simon speaks to the Nation. "Let us give to the Prime Minister a firm mandate in the name of the whole nation" ...

Better Together lets some of Willie’s “sunshine strategy” burst through

Better Together, the cross-party campaign for retaining the United Kingdom, must have been listening to LDV's co-editor, Caron Lindsay (always a sensible precaution, we find...). ...

John Leech MP writes…My Voice, My Vote

Britain is suffering from a crisis of alienation. Despite a wave of democratic reforms since ...

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LibLink: Martin Horwood – Lib Dems clamping down on the arms trade

Over at the Lib Dems' website, Cheltenham MP Martin Horwood has welcomed today's announcement that ...

New LDV members’ survey now live: your views on Scotland, drugs, Nick v Nigel, the economy, the Coalition, and much more!

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

LibLink: Tim Farron – In 2010, we promised to deliver the Pupil Premium. In 2015, I want us to promise to deliver the Student Premium

Lib Dem party president Tim Farron has ...

Steve Webb on working with IDS: “When it comes to pensions I think he trusts my judgment.”

Pensions minister Steve Webb is one Lib Dem minister who has emerged from Coalition with ...

Danny Alexander: More people in work than ever before, earnings now rising in line with prices

Two pieces of good economic news today, as the BBC reports: UK unemployment ...

Stephen Lloyd MP writes… Can good Religious Education build better communities?

In the UK we benefit from a truly diverse and multi-cultural society, yet ...

Daily Mail attacks Nick Clegg for Cyril Smith RIP tribute. Why?

'Squirming of the Lib Dems' is the Daily Mail's front page splash ...

The verdict of Philip Collins, chief speech writer for Tony Blair, on Nick Clegg: “the Deputy Prime Minister should be applauded by all liberal voters”

Philip Collins uses his column in today's Times to write something not often ...

Danny Alexander writes… Direct community engagement on Scotland’s future

When Russell Johnston, that stalwart of liberal democracy, first ran for parliament ...

A message from Nick Clegg for Passover

The Independent View: Removing the ‘right to have rights’

While the Commons grappled with the latest wave of backbench Euroscepticism, quietly and without fanfare the ...

Opinion: Liberalism – it’s not a set of policies, it’s a state of mind

A couple of things have struck me in the wake of the publication of Race ...

Latest ICM poll: Lib Dems at 12% for Westminster, but just 6% in the Euros

As I've mentioned before, The Guardian's ICM poll is the one I wait for each month. The latest figures are now up, and ...

Opinion: A liberal case for Regional Ministers

Over the past week or so there have been a number of newspaper reports about Labour planning to bring back regional Government Ministers if it ...

Top of the Blogs: The Lib Dem Golden Dozen #371

Welcome to the Golden Dozen, and our 371st weekly round-up from ...

Opinion: Police use of the TASER – what counts as ‘reasonable force’?

Most of us have an idea of what is, and should be, understood by the ...

Clegg announces three new garden cities to be built

The BBC reports: Up to three garden ...

By-election update: Lib Dems make a gain from Tories in Wantage

Last Thursday saw four principal by-elections. In Wantage Charlton (Vale of White ...

Opinion: Regina v Nigel Evans should wake up MPs

Nigel Evans's acquittal on charges of rape and sexual assault ...

Opinion: The Scottish independence referendum – a lack of wisdom in the pro-UK camp?

In September 2014, the Scottish public will vote on independence from the ...

#SelfEU: the way to win a day with ALDE’s Guy Verhofstadt*

Yes, the #selfEU is actually a thing, as ALDE's Guy Verhofstadt promotes his campaign ...