Category Archives: George Potter

The #hardesthit fringe at Scottish Liberal Democrat Conference

The Liberal Democrats have done a lot of good in this coalition government, from ending child detention, to cutting income taxes for low paid workers to ensuring fair pension increases every year with Steve Webb’s triple lock, to giving extra … Continue reading

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Let’s make sure Government doesn’t put Cancer patients through stressful benefit assessments

Saturday nights at this time of year are usually pretty predictable – Strictly, X Factor, I’m a Celebrity, punctuated by the occasional glass of red wine. Last night the annual Race of Champions was also added into the mix and … Continue reading

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Happy 21st Birthday to George Potter #ldconf

George Potter has made his mark on the Liberal Democrat blogosphere this past year with some excellent posts highlighting Liberal Democrat achievements and predicting the collapse of Scotland into anarchy. It’s on the issue of the changes to the Employment … Continue reading

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Please support Glasgow North’s brilliant amendment to the ESA Motion at #ldconf

The Federal Conference Committee has published its Conference Extra which lists last minute changes to the agenda and If I could choose just one amendment and motion to pass from this year’s Conference, it would be the one which, if … Continue reading

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Signal Boost: George Potter on The sick way Britain treats her sick

Fellow Liberal Democrat blogger George Potter has asked the blogging community to share this post on sickness benefits as widely as possible. Please make sure every single Liberal Democrat conference voting representative knows about this as we need them to … Continue reading

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Work Capability Assessment errors slammed by Commons Committee – Lib Dems must act

The Commons Work and Pensions Committee has highlighted failures in the Government’s Work Capability Assessment, saying these have caused “fear and anxiety” for claimants whose benefits have been stopped. This will come as no surprise to the many people for … Continue reading

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