Category Archives: Liberal Democrat Voice

"The Government won’t let my husband into UK – while they talk about bombing the bejeezus out of his neighbourhood!"

This morning, Christine Gilmore wrote an article on Liberal Democrat Voice about why she believes intervention in Syria is critical. She has a different perspective than most of us as she has lived in Damascus. She moved there in 2010 … Continue reading

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The Liberal Democrat Voice team as you’ve never seen them before

There’s a silly meme going round Facebook by which you can work out your Easter Bunny name. The Liberal Democrat Voice team are as follows: Sparkle Snuggle Bunny Sparkle Sugar Kiss Thumper Marshmallow Loco Doodles Lily Happy Feet Lily Cotton … Continue reading

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Two days left to pick your Liberal Voice of the Year

On New Year’s Day, Liberal Democrat voice launched their annual search for the Liberal Voice of the Year poll, chosen from a shortlist of people who are not members of the Liberal Democrats.And, thanks to some internet wizardry, we get … Continue reading

Posted in Liberal Democrat Voice, liberal voice of the year, malala yousafzai, stephen tall | 2 Comments

That Nick Clegg leadership poll: what the papers say

Strangely, that Liberal Democrat Voice poll which showed that members were split 47%-46% on whether Nick Clegg should still be Liberal Democrat leader at the next election has attracted a bit of coverage in the press. The Guardian suggests that: Clegg is … Continue reading

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Let’s not miss the point on Trident

Today’s Telegraph reports that a new Government contract for nuclear reactors in submarines brings the renewal of Trident a lot closer and creates a rift with the Liberal Democrats.Well, I’m glad that they recognise our point of view on this, … Continue reading

Posted in Independence, Liberal Democrat Voice, Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, Nick Harvey, nuclear weapons, Scotland, SNP, Theresa May, Trident | 5 Comments

Forget Paxman – which Liberal Democrat Voice editor featured at Leveson yesterday?

Everybody’s talking about Jeremy Paxman’s evidence at Leveson yesterday, where he described how Piers Morgan explained to him at a lunch how to hack somebody’s phone and how people would be very stupid not to set a code. He wasn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Andrew Marr, Jeremy Paxman, Liberal Democrat Voice, Mark Pack, Piers Morgan | 4 Comments

Ian Liddell-Grainger shames the fluffy blogosphere

Animal bloggers are not that unusual. We have the eclectic Pink Dog and the ever wise Elephant for example, who bring joy, randomness and good sense to the internet. However, Ian Liddell-Grainger, Conservative MP for Bridgewater in Somerset, allows an extremely ill-mannered … Continue reading

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Lib Dem Voice’s Liberal Voice of 2011 – Vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton

Anyone who reads this blog on a regular basis will not be surprised that I found Liberal Democrat Voice’s shortlist  for the Liberal Voice of 2011 profoundly depressing. Why? Purely because there is only one woman on it, Hillary Rodham … Continue reading

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Caron’s Moonlightings: Jo Swinson MP questions BBC on all male Sports Personality Shortlist

You might recall I wasn’t best pleased yesterday when I’d seen the shortlist for the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award because it had not one single woman on it. At the same time as writing it, I fired off … Continue reading

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Remember that diversity debate at Scottish Conference?

Well, Lib Dem voice have let me write about it for them here. I’ve tried to be balanced – but hope I haven’t in doing so upset all sides equally…

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