Shirley Williams

Veteran Lib Dem peer Baroness Shirley Williams used her final speech in Parliament this afternoon to urge politicians from
With the deadline for Labour leadership voters to register having now passed and ballots almost ready to be issued, the only question left is who the winner will be, and whether this will be former outsider Jeremy Corbyn. If he does win it will be bad not just for Labour, but for democracy as a whole.
Baroness Shirley Williams reveals that, as a child, she knew her mother Vera Brittain was "doing something important" because
For the children suffering physical and emotional trauma after fleeing gunfire in the Central African Republic, or the families rebuilding their lives after extensive flooding in Pakistan and Bangladesh, UK aid is a lifeline that helps them start over again... Legislating will mean that the political and public debate shifts away from a focus on how much we spend to the effectiveness of UK aid, so that we can save as many lives as possible. For nurses, doctors and teachers in some of the world's poorest countries, it is imperative to be able to plan service provision for the years to come.
Here are the five things you need to know on Monday 17 February 2014... 1) CLEGG PLAYS FOOTSIE WITH LABOUR Project Differentiation
The five things you need to know on Friday 20 September 2013... 1) THE RETURN OF THE TB-GBs So, the long-awaited memoirs
Shirley Williams has said her Lib Dem colleague Simon Hughes would not have opposed giving free school meals to schoolchildren
They are not intellectually convincing, but they are vocally dominant. The Left needs to organise a coherent response, and argue for greater NHS funding as an alternative to brutally ending free healthcare to suit the people who won't pay the higher taxes required to maintain it.
Baroness Shirley Williams said fellow Liberal Democrat peer Lord Rennard, who is currently being investigated for allegations
I spent this weekend at a rock festival in Butlins. Odd, I know, but probably less so than spending it in Gateshead at Lib Dem spring conference.