18 of the 29-strong Lib Dem Federal Policy Committee have signed a letter in the Guardian today asserting that… …as a clear majority of members of the FPC, we think it would be valuable to clarify now that we predict that our commitment to scrap tuition fees, as part of our plans to create a… Continue reading Policy Committee says no to Clegg: game over?
I get the impression that Guy Aitchison is getting frustrated with me. While conceding that the Lib Dems need to take more risks, I keep dismissing suggestions that we should do things like David Marquand’s idea about self-organising elections to the Lords (my response here) and Mark Littlewood’s idea about fielding a candidate in Buckingham… Continue reading Taking risks is about more than stunts
As a follow up to my piece about Lib Dem economic policy this morning, I’ve written an article on Comment is Free about Vince Cable and why he is starting to be a bit of a problem for the Lib Dems: I have huge admiration for Vince. Six years ago, when I was experiencing a… Continue reading Our Vince: From Fred Astaire to Mr Bean?