Monthly Archives: November 2015

Making the right decision on Syria

This post originally appeared on Liberal Democrat Voice In some ways, the decision on whether to back the Government’s proposals to bomb Syria is one of the hardest the party has ever had to take. I’ll be honest, I don’t … Continue reading

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Heartbreaking video showing how bullying affects 14 year old with Asperger’s Syndrome

If this does not absolutely break your heart, I don’t know what will. I understand how he feels, having spent the first three years of high school in a haze of nausea and fear because of bullying.

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Farron’s five tests to secure Lib Dem support for UK action in Syria

Falling on David Cameron’s desk this afternoon is a letter signed by all current and living former leaders of the Liberal Democrats in which they outline the five key tests the Government must pass in order to secure the party’s … Continue reading

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Updated for 2015: How bullying destroyed my teenage years and affected my whole life: why Anti-Bullying Week matters

I first wrote this five years ago, and I share it every year during Anti-Bullying Week. I could write something else, but it took some emotional energy to write the first time and I’m not really up for putting myself through … Continue reading

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One of many reasons to miss Julian Huppert from Parliament.

I heard a rumour that Alex Carlile used to be a liberal. Has anyone got any evidence of this? #fb — Julian Huppert (@julianhuppert) November 15, 2015 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

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Exclusive: Sal Brinton “disappointed” at Rennard election

Party President Sal Brinton has written to members of the Liberal Democrats’ Federal Executive to express her “disappointment that Chris has put himself forward for election.” She goes on to say that “It won’t surprise you to know that I … Continue reading

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Scottish Liberal Democrat members: Please act now to save the Scottish Party money

Nominations are now closed for the 2016 Scottish Liberal Democrat internal elections for office bearers, executive and committee members. The ballot is now being organised. The Scottish Party constitution allows people to choose to vote electronically. Choosing that option is … Continue reading

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