Category Archives: Ming Campbell

Guest Post: Ross Finnie’s submission to Sir Menzies Campbell’s Home and Community Rule Commission

Ross Finnie was Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP to the West of Scotland from 1999-2011 and Rural Affairs Minister in the Scottish Cabinet from 1999-2007. He’s shared his submission to the Campbell Commission with me. I’ve put an extract on Liberal … Continue reading


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The Liberty Fringe at #ldconf on the Human Rights Act in tweets

There can’t be much better nourishment for the liberal soul than being in a room with Julian Huppert, Shami Chakrabarti, Ming Campbell and Evan Harris. A packed fringe meeting at Lib Dem Conference in Birmingham gathered to hear these esteemed … Continue reading

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Silver linings to the Leuchars cloud

My husband tells me that when he was a teenager he used to sneak onto Tentsmuir beach and watch the Lightning interceptors take off from RAF Leuchars. He stood there in awe as they virtually stood up on their tails … Continue reading

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>Tavish Scott and the Scottish Liberal Democrats fight to save RAF Leuchars

>You can’t marry a St Andrews boy like I did and not be aware of the enormous significance of RAF Leuchars which sits just a few miles outside the town. He tells me that when he was a little boy, … Continue reading

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>Lib Dem Member? Have your say on Trident

>My attention was drawn to an advert in Lib Dem News which I want to publicise in the blogosphere. Former leader Ming Campbell has been asked by Nick Clegg to review alternatives to the Government’s plans to replace Trident. As … Continue reading

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>Ming Campbell turns down huge profit to save taxpayer money

>I have to confess that I did do a bit of a tut tut when I first heard that Ming Campbell had had a designer sort out his London flat on expenses. It was only a very small tut tut, … Continue reading

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