Well it looks like newly elected Mid Scotland & Fife MSP Willie Rennie will this week become Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats. Willie, who previously served as MP for Dunfermline, takes up the leadership challenge at a difficult time for a party that’s had its fair share of ups and downs. The good news […]
Last weeks elections across the UK weren’t great if you were a Liberal Democrat. I’ve already written about my thoughts on the election so I’m not going to add anything to it at the moment. However my wife Alison (who stood as a Lib Dem candidate in Dundee) has filmed a special video message to all the Lib Dem activists out there. Hope you enjoy it.
Tomorrow will see student protests happening in Edinburgh culminating in a demonstration at Scottish Liberal Democrat HQ in Edinburgh. I truly hope that the demonstration will pass off without violence or damage to property but reading the Facebook page created for the event leaves me a little worried. The organisers of the event say […]
‘It’s a sin that people fail to take up work’. So says Work and Pensions secretary Iain Duncan Smith in today’s Guardian. While I think that language is not helpful and simplifies a complicated area I do agree that work should always pay and that you should be better off in work than out of […]
Just read a blog post by Labour’s Tom Harris where he took a test to see where he sat on a political spectrum and thought I’d give it a try. If you had asked me before I would have said I was in the Economic Liberal camp. Well if this test is to be believed […]