Category Archives: Malcolm Bruce

Protecting children, delivery charges, nuisance calls and better comms support for deaf people – Lib Dem MPs’ private members bills

Stephen Tall told us all about the private members’ bills brought in by Tory MPs in their “alternative Queen’s Speech” – everything from burka banning to reintroducing the death penalty to naming the August Bank Holiday after Margaret Thatcher. I thought … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Sir Malcolm and Lady Bruce

As I was going to bed last night, I had a quick look at the Queen’s Birthday Honours and switched off my iPad in disgust when I realised that former Labour cabinet minister Tessa Jowell had been made a Dame. … Continue reading

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Malcolm Bruce has upset some Cybernats – but look at what he has to say on Scotland’s place in the world

One of my highlights of any Scottish Liberal Democrat conference is Party President Malcolm Bruce’s speech. This is a man who has spent his whole life in politics working for human rights and international development. There isn’t much this man … Continue reading

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Indian Dance to Speed Mentoring to Barnstorming Speeches – Caron’s top ten highlights of Scottish Conference.

Scottish Liberal Democrats met in Inverness last weekend for a lively 3 day Conference. Here are my top ten highlights. Leader Willie Rennie’s first ever Spring Conference speech, delivered with sincerity and passion. He implored the First Minister to make as much … Continue reading

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Alex Salmond complains bitterly to Cameron over EU veto – but fails to say what he would have done

So, Alex Salmond has written  a snippy letter of complaint to Prime Minister David Cameron over his use of the veto which left the UK in a minority of one. It took him 3 days to work out how to … Continue reading

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>Some snippets from the Budget Debate

>I don’t want you to think that I’ve spent the last week glued to the Budget debate in the House of Commons, but I thought I’d share with you another couple of moments from the proceedings from the bits I … Continue reading

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>Malcolm Bruce should be on Lib Dem Voice poll of Greatest Orators

>Lib Dem Voice is running a poll on who is the greatest living Lib Dem orator. They’ve given their suggestions but I think they’ve missed out my particular favourite. I think you would have to go a long way to … Continue reading

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