Category Archives: Federal Executive

Federal Executive report 9 December 2013

This week’s meeting of the Federal Executive could have been a fractious affair as we were discussing both the future of Spring Conference and the future of the interim peers’ panel. In the end, it was very consensual and amicable. … Continue reading

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Lib Dem Federal Executive report – 28 October 2013

Last night’s Federal Executive meeting was a little strange. It must have been even stranger for Tim Farron who had to chair a meeting of 30 or so people when some were in the room, some were on the phone … Continue reading

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Federal Executive meeting next week – what do you party members think our priorities should be over the next two years?

Next week, the new Liberal Democrat Federal Executive is being whisked to a secret and highly unglamorous location for a special meeting. It’s a sensible step to take some time out at the start of our term to set our … Continue reading

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UPDATED: There are some Lib Dem internal elections this month – do you fancy standing?

Later this month, the Liberal Democrat Federal Executive, which I am now officially on, will choose a number of party positions. These include: The Chair and five members of the Federal Finance and Administration Committee – this is the Committee … Continue reading


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In which I get on the Lib Dem Federal Executive….Thank you so much

Well, I’m truly gobsmacked! Along with all other candidates for the Federal Committees, I received an email yesterday evening from the Returning Officer telling me that the results would be published on the party website at 9am today. I was … Continue reading

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The post that would have been banned two years ago – vote Caron Lindsay 1 for Federal Executive

As ballot papers land on voting reps’ doormats for the Liberal Democrats’ internal elections, I thought I’d just do a quick post telling you why I have decided to stand for the Federal Executive. Two years ago, this would have … Continue reading

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