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Off to new shores – Liberal Democrat conference 2019

This year, the main hall is full

17 September 2019 · Leave a comment

Three colours: yellow. Liberal Democrats conference 2018

Unforgiven yet forgotten

21 September 2018 · Leave a comment

The Bourne(mouth) Legacy #LDconf

The oddest of conferences

20 September 2017 · Leave a comment

Five Days in May, by Andrew Adonis – book review

A progressive alliance can’t get off the ground

25 April 2017 · Leave a comment

Charities should get off the mat: report from the Liberal Democrat conference

Still more to do to explain the charitable sector

21 September 2016 · Leave a comment

Postcard from Bournemouth: the Liberal Democrats are the party of paradox

Each year I visit all three party conferences. I usually come away from the Liberal Democrat conference feeling somehow charmed and this year is no exception. This year I’m also puzzled. … Continue reading

23 September 2015 · 1 Comment

Borgen and the British General Election

There have been a couple of attempts to see whether Borgen, with its portrayal of mature multi-party politics can teach anything to us in the UK, which is late to … Continue reading

2 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Some observations from the Liberal Democrat Conference in Glasgow

Yes, I know. It was a few months ago. But I was tired after three conferences and went to play in Copenhagen and looked for Borgen filming locations (specifically: Café … Continue reading

15 March 2015 · Leave a comment