Opinion: People power – a different kind of coalition

In the face of rapidly declining membership of political parties we - along with the other parties - face a challenge to survive. In the past ...

Opinion: A New Year, a new direction for Liberal Youth?

With nominations closing on January 4th, Liberal Youth will be electing ...

Opinion: Preaching to the choir – regional Liberal Democrat conferences

This weekend I sacrificed both of my two possible lie-ins for ...

Opinion: Strong communities are the key to reducing anti-social behaviour

From littering to binge drinking to sexual ...

Opinion: Reshuffle to the Right

The official line is that today’s reshuffle is all about prioritizing the economy – with reasonable evidence for this with Ken Clarke staying on with ...

Opinion: Moderates vs Radicals: the battle for the Liberal Democrat soul

Why did you join the third party? The party with no hope of winning the election? The party who now linger at 10% in the ...

Opinion: could the Armed Services help run schools?

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Wanted: the next generation of Community Champions

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Liberal Youth storm Spring Conference

Last Friday night Liberal Democrat conference was blown away by 19yr old Londoner Yahaya Kiyingi’s heartfelt and incredibly delivered rally speech about Liberalism, opportunity ...

Opinion: Reasons to be Cheerful

Waking up to the encouraging string of headlines as I did on Monday, I'm suddenly wondering if this is the point where we as a ...

Vested interests on Cameron’s doorstep

Private Eye has welcomed a newcomer to its Rotten Boroughs column in its past 26 issues: Cotswold District Council. Here in the idyllic Cotswold constituency, neighbouring  ...

Opinion: Why conference season is showing us up

“Tory bashing” has been a key phrase this autumn as the Liberal Democrat rank and file use conference to let off some steam. The Daily ...