Category Archives: Jo Shaw

Secret Courts fight to continue at Scottish Conference

Last Sunday, I spoke in the debate against secret courts at Federal Conference in Brighton. This Friday, I’ll be proposing a motion against this highly illiberal and unfair measure at Scottish Conference in Dundee. I am not going to post … Continue reading

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Will we still like Mike after Monday’s secret courts vote? #no2secretcourts

New Eastleigh MP Mike Thornton’s life is about to change immeasurably. On Monday he takes his seat in Parliament. I don’t know if he’s visited the place before, but even now I’ve been there many times, my jaw drops every … Continue reading

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Where now on secret courts? #no2secretcourts

Just before Christmas Jo Shaw wrote an update on the Lib Dems against Secret Courts campaign on Lib Dem Voice. For me, the most remarkable thing was that Nick Clegg had refused to meet those running the campaign.  I really don’t … Continue reading

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A bad day at the office for Jim Wallace #no2secretcourts

First of all, some words of heartfelt thanks. People like Ros Scott, Sal Brinton, Tim Clement-Jones, Sally Hamwee and Dee Doocey simply don’t strike me as the rebellious sort. That Tony Greaves is doesn’t make me any less grateful to … Continue reading

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Help raise money to help women and girls by sponsoring the Rosa UK team.

It occurred to me that you might like to sponsor Jo Shaw, someone who’s well known to many readers of this blog in her latest venture. Jo is running 10k next weekend to raise money for the Charity, Rosa UK, that she … Continue reading

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Have you signed the Liberal Democrats against secret courts petition?

Jo Shaw and I may currently be competitors in the  elections for the Federal Executive, but that doesn’t mean I can’t take time out of my day to back her continuing campaign against secret courts. Her motion against the Government’s … Continue reading


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