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After the elections in May, the Leader tasked a group with reviewing the elections, assessing what worked and what didn't, and produce recommendations to improve our campaigning for the future.
On Monday, the Review Group presented our findings to the Leader and later to the Federal Executive. I am pleased to say that they endorsed both the report and its recommendations, and we will now set about putting them into practice well in advance of next year’s elections.
Virgin Trains are pleased to offer discounted travel to the Autumn Conference. You can save up to 20% on Advance Standard and First Class fares (subject to availability).
Today I published the Government’s first ever Energy Investment Report. It shows how Liberal Democrats in Government have delivered on jobs and investment in energy – particularly green energy - and shows the plan we now have for this to continue for decades to come.Read more
On Saturday 12th July I had the huge honour of becoming the first MP to pull on the famous Great Britain white shirt with the red and blue ‘V’, and play for his country at rugby league.Read more
Nominations are now open for this year's Party Awards.
These awards are voted and decided by you, with the winners announced at our Autumn Conference in Glasgow.
The awards recognise the fantastic work our members do in our communities and this is your chance to tell us who we should be rewarding.Read more
As a party we care deeply about human rights. Left to their own devices, the Conservatives would have pulled us out of the European Convention. Thanks to the Liberal Democrats, we have stopped that from happening.Read more
For many years, Liberal Democrat conferences have welcomed the diplomatic community. The International Office’s Iain Gill and Peter Lesniak write about the meeting of the diplomatic and party political spheres.
As a Liberal, I care passionately about civil liberties, privacy, and the need to limit abusive state surveillance.
But I also know that there is a need for the police and intelligence agencies to have the tools to do the job we give them - as long as they are carefully controlled, appropriately used, and proportionate to the threat faced.
Bournemouth International Centre has been chosen to host the party's Autumn Conference in 2015.
Liberal Democrats will return to Bournemouth from 19-23 September 2015.
The programme of consultative sessions, fringe events and exhibition will take place both in the conference centre and across town.
Accommodation bookings for Bournemouth 2015 conference are now open here.Read more