Economic policy motion

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You may have seen in the media that it has been confirmed that the party will debate a motion on economic policy at conference in Glasgow. Unfortunately the motion selected for debate is not the one submitted by members of Liberal Reform. However, the motion, backed by Nick Clegg and Vince Cable, is a very […]

Spending Review Opinion – Liberal Reform

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Commenting on today’s spending review, Alan Muhammed, co-chair of Liberal Reform, a Liberal Democrat internal party pressure group, said: “The Liberal Democrats cannot achieve their aim of creating a stronger economy and a fairer society without putting the public finances back on a sustainable footing. Reducing the deficit is not an alternative to economic growth, […]

Liberal Reform’s Response to Budget 2013

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The Chancellor’s reaffirmation of the government’s commitment to bringing down Britain’s unsustainable deficit is welcome. However, nobody could accuse the coalition of not being flexible when it comes to balancing the books: as a result of harsher economic winds, primarily from the eurozone, the government is borrowing tens of billions of pounds extra for many […]

Clegg agrees to meet campaigners against Justice and Security Bill

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Liberal Reform has welcomed the news that Nick Clegg has agreed to meet with campaigners against the Justice and Security Bill. The news comes at the end of a week in which two Liberal Democrat MPs on the committee considering the Bill voted against the principle of introducing secret hearings into civil cases. Commenting, Liberal […]

Liberal Reform at Lib Dem Spring Conference 2013

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Following positive feedback at the last conference, Liberal Reform will be providing a free daily conference briefing which you can sign up to by emailing: Liberal Reform, will be holding two events at conference both on Saturday 9th of March 2013 “Inside the Coalition” at 1pm and the “Liberal Reform Reception” at 8pm (refreshments […]

Yesterday’s briefing from Autumn Conference

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Liberal Reform Events Yesterday Yesterday we had our last two fringe events. First up was ‘Holding their feet to the fire: Civil Liberties under the Coalition’, with: Shami Chakrabati, Director of Liberty John Kampfner, author and activist Sir Menzies Campbell MP This meeting was particularly popular, and Lib Dem Voice’s Stephen Tall kindly agreed to chair […]

Launching Liberal Reform

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Liberal Reform is a new membership group within the Liberal Democrats, committed to fostering debate and variety in the Lib Dems, promoting an all-round Liberal ideology in Lib Dem policy, including the economic liberalism that the founding members feel is lacking a voice in the grassroots of party. 35% of Lib Dem members and activists […]