MSPs reject Assisted Suicide Bill – read two compelling speeches from Lib Dems McArthur and McInnes

I was sad that Holyrood rejected the Assisted Suicide Bill yesterday, but I was heartened by the fact that support for such a measure is ...

Introducing Liberal Democrats for Electoral Reform

New members have been asking about Lib Dem organisations that they can join.  You are welcome to submit similar items on behalf of other organisations. Giving ...

Just when we thought we didn’t have to worry about David Ward’s tweets any more…

If I lived in #OrkneyandShetlands would I fire a rocket at #AlistairCarmichael? - probably yes — David Ward (@DWard) ...

Opinion: Goodbye Salisbury Convention, hello UK constitutional convention

This Government is illegitimate.  We should resist it by all legal means possible. Apparently, according to Sir Malcolm Bruce, all politicians lie at some point.  I ...

In Full: Lord Jim Wallace responds to the Queen’s Speech

...

In full: Nick Clegg responds to the Queen’s Speech

...

Rennie and Mark Williams and Kirsty Williams react to “unbridled Conservatism” of Queen’s Speech

...

We need to be impatient to end the scourge of rough sleeping

There occasionally comes a time when it is important to state an aspiration. ...

Opinion: We need votes at 16 for the EU referendum

I’ve recently become increasingly aware of some of the comments passed by the Tories and UKIP regarding the minimum voting age on the upcoming EU ...

Baroness Susan Kramer writes…Why I’m backing Elaine Bagshaw for Tower Hamlets Mayor

Like most of you I don’t “do miserable” and I’ve ...

Norman Lamb MP writes: I want us to lead the way in Parliament to allow assisted dying

For many years, I opposed attempts to legalise assisted dying.  I had concerns, shared by many, that the risk to the most vulnerable individuals ...

Introducing ALDES

New members have been asking about Lib Dem organisations that they can join.  You ...

Opinion: Issues for the promised party governance review

Before the election we were promised a review of how the party operates, and if the Federal Executive is doing its job properly ...

The Liberal Democrat Voice Queen’s Speech

...

Nick Clegg to respond to Queen’s Speech on behalf of the Liberal Democrats

Outgoing leader Nick Clegg will lead for the party in responding to the Queen's Speech. This must feel quite strange for him. It's the first ...

Last chance to convince MSPs on Assisted Suicide Bill

From the Facebook page of my friend Anne, reproduced with her permission: My mother was riddled with cancer, according to the Coroner, when she ...

Opinion: Towards a Strategic Narrative

What good luck to experience an event which illustrates the complete futility of a course of behaviour. Could our party be more lucky? Yet ...

Opinion: Left or right? Which way lies the Future of the Liberal Democrats?

This is my first article for Lib Dem Voice – I’ve often been on the site,  and finally decided I’d try and write for it! It ...

Alison McInnes finds yet another Police Scotland civil liberties infringement

Police Scotland have been caught uploading custody shots of people who may not ever even be convicted or have even been charged to the national ...

Opinion: Demonisation of the rich is killing progressive politics

“Demonisation is the ideological backbone of an unequal society.” wrote left-wing commentator Owen Jones in his 2011 book “Chavs: the demonisation of the working class”. ...

Jo Swinson writes….Why I’m backing Tim for leader

The Liberal Democrats have always felt like a family, and none more so than with the rallying round after the crushing election results this month.  ...

Opinion: What the Liberal Democrats can learn about democracy from the people of Ireland

I cannot be alone amongst Liberal Democrats, after the general election result we have just been through, in questioning the collected wisdom of the UK ...

Opinion: The Betting Industry and Animal Welfare

The proliferation of betting shops in our high streets and the associated issue of the amounts gambled on high stakes gaming machines have been the ...

A new milestone on #libdemfightback

And welcome to you all. Do read Caron's guide to the party here and Jennie's ...

Opinion: Why should someone from Maputo get to vote in the EU referendum when someone from Mons doesn’t?

When we vote in the referendum on Britain's membership of the EU,  it is important to understand that we will deciding on our citizenship. Currently, ...

Introducing ALTER

New members have been asking about Lib Dem organisations that they can join.  You are ...

Opinion: Northern Ireland and marriage equality

On Friday the people of Ireland voted on marriage equality in their referendum. The results on Saturday showed that 1,201,607 people voted Yes/Tá to 734,300 voting ...

Video: Simon Hughes endorses Tim Farron’s leadership bid

It's Simon, so it's not going to be brief, but here is a party legend saying why he thinks Tim should be leader: ...

Lamb and Farron launch Liberal Democrat campaign to save the Human Rights Act

Both leadership candidates have joined forces to launch the Liberal Democrat campaign to save the Human Rights Act from destruction. This is yet another of ...

Why calling for HQ staff to be sacked is unacceptable and will not be tolerated on LDV

There have been a few snarky comments directed at me on various places on the internet because we don't allow comments on this site which ...