Tag Archives: Liberal Democrats

Will Nick Clegg’s drug reforms have any influence on voters?

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67 per cent of the public agree there needs to be reform when it comes to drug policy, but will it be enough to win back lost voters?

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It’s a pity Nick Clegg is ditching his principled approach to immigration

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Nick Clegg appears finally to be dropping his principled stance on immigration in favour of ill-considered rhetoric.

Posted in A Britain We All Call Home | Also tagged , , , | 32 Responses

7 ways the Lib Dems have failed the environment

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With a track record like this, how do the Lib Dems expect us to take seriously their claim to protect the environment and halt climate change?

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Politicians must live up to their devolution promises

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Bold proposals devolution proposals have a habit of not living up to the full height of their promises.

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The real reason the Lib Dems U-turned on the Bedroom Tax

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The Bedroom Tax U-turn is about dire Lib Dem poll ratings, not principles.

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Blair is not the only one with Iraq amnesia – the Lib Dems were NOT anti-invasion, just anti-that-kind-of-invasion

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It is one of the great myths of recent political history – that the Liberal Democrats were opposed to Britain joining with US forces to invade Iraq in 2003.

Posted in Multilateral Foreign Policy | Also tagged , , , | 8 Responses

How Labour drove the Lib Dems out of Brent

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There are powerful lessons in the Lib Dems’ decimation in London which the Labour Party would do well to remember.

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To be meaningful again, liberalism must actually seek to liberalise

Nick Cleggncr1j

The challenge facing contemporary liberalism runs far deeper than the leader of the Liberal Democrats.

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Europe votes: reform moves up the agenda but withdrawal remains an isolationist dream

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All parties are failing to articulate a clear vision for Britain’s relationship with the EU.

Posted in A Britain We All Call Home | Also tagged , , , , , | 3 Responses

The not so strange death of liberal England

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For liberalism to survive, its thinkers and activists will need to wrest control from those so mired in the Westminster bubble.

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