liberal democrat

I hope the tide starts to turn for the Lib Dems. Indeed, they campaign on many issues that many other parties hold dear: a more proportional electoral system, reformation of the House of Lords, devolving power to local communities. And whilst I don't agree with much of their policy, they could help to form one of the strongest cross-party oppositions to the Scottish Government at a time when this is desperately needed.
According to Europol an elephant dies every 15 minutes at the hand of poachers and it's been estimated there are now fewer lions in the whole of Africa than black cabs in London. These facts break my heart - we cannot let our grandchildren grow up in a world where these beguiling creatures no long roam wild by confining them to the history books.
We've hit the part of the General Election campaign that really starts to get on my nerves. The funny thing is, I genuinely think this vote could be one of the most interesting in the UK's history, given how disillusionment with large swathes of the political spectrum has resulted in no one party looking capable of gaining an overall majority...
The Liberal Democrats have re-mixed one of Nick Clegg's speeches to make it sound like he is singing Mark Ronson's Uptown
Apathy is a strange curse. I recently conversed with a friend over the diminishing motivation of my generation. It's not that we're lazy, nor are we disinterested in the workings of our planet, but there is a heightened degree of the 'It will never happen' attitude.
If you expected Alex Salmond to follow Gordon - and leave public life after the independence referendum, you were wrong. He
Nick Clegg perilously close to losing his parliamentary seat as a new poll indicates that he enjoys a poll lead of just 3
Nick Clegg's bid to woo voters with a distinct Liberal Democrat vision has been awkwardly undermined by a poll suggesting
Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats are scrabbling over the title as the most trusted party on the NHS, and for good reason. Polling has shown that the NHS, always high on the list of issues most important to the electorate, is likely to be priority number one come election day. Don't expect the noise around the NHS to abate anytime soon...
Nick Clegg's efforts to rally the Liberal Democrat faithful have been awkwardly undermined as a new poll finds the party
George Osborne's flagship mortgage guarantee scheme "doesn't actually help you buy" as it pushes house prices up and further
Others went straight for the jugular, casting Clegg in one of Jim Carrey's classic roles. After suffering years of coalition
Drug prevention charities have responded with exasperation after the Tories immediately slapped down calls from the drugs
The son of MP Mike Hancock has been found guilty of headbutting and punch a press photographer. Dean Hancock was convicted
Matthew Oakeshott, the Liberal Democrat peer who quit the party last week after a failed plot to oust Nick Clegg as leader
Nick Clegg has accused Labour of being "single-handedly responsible" for the 2008 banking crash, in an attack that has been
The left-wing of the Liberal Democrats has hit back at former minister Jeremy Browne, after he warned Nick Clegg not to get
It's the season of party conferences here the UK. In the wake of Lehman, and almost by default, politicians of all colours like to call for a rebalancing of the UK economy towards manufacturing. Making things seems, prima facie, a common sense way to help revive the nation. But what if how we think of our history is wrong?
The Labour Party has set a trap for the Lib Dems, they know it and may be willing to fall in. Next week the House of Commons
Senior Conservatives have denied claims David Cameron’s support for gay marriage cost them first or second place in the Eastleigh