• 5 Steps Towards Real Community Engagement
     When I last wrote for LibDem Expand I was eagerly anticipating the Women in the World Festival at the Southbank Centre. Other than listening to Jo Swinson speak, one of my favourite sessions at the festival was the Business Case for Diversity. I really enjoyed listening to how businesses like Bloomberg addressed diversity with their Gender … Continue reading 5 Steps Towards Real Community Engagement
  • Early bird for Autumn Conference closes TODAY
    If you haven’t made the most of the early bird offer for Liberal Democrat Federal Conference (16-19 September, Bournemouth), today is your last chance! LibDem Conference is always great. Have a read of our blog leading up to Spring Conference for just some of the stuff you can look forward to. Plus, we’ll have a … Continue reading Early bird for Autumn Conference closes TODAY
  • LibDem Expand and the Leadership Election
    As one election finishes, another begins! Just as we start to recover from the General Election, a Leadership Election is called… But we’re not resting on our laurels. During the coming weeks and months, this is what we’re planning to do: Contact all candidates for the leadership once they have announced. Where do they stand … Continue reading LibDem Expand and the Leadership Election
  • After a night of modest progress, we need a 650 Strategy
    After a very intense and brief campaign, we are all exhausted. But our work doesn’t end here. Before saying anything else, we want to applaud the Liberal Democrat activists and candidates up and down the country who worked and worked to change Britain’s future. We are delighted to have increased our seats in Parliament!  However, … Continue reading After a night of modest progress, we need a 650 Strategy
  • Election hiatus
    LibDem Expand is on hiatus for the duration of the General Election. Good luck to LibDem candidates up and down the country. We look forward to building a Brighter Future and continuing to build a 650 Strategy for the party from 9 June!
  • I joined to win
    At university, I was chatting to a good friend about competitiveness, I can’t remember the context. Well I said, I’m not competitive at all. She almost fell off her chair laughing. I was truly perplexed, as I really didn’t see myself as one to compete. Years later I heard an interview with a woman on … Continue reading I joined to win
  • GOOD NEWS FROM CORNWALL
    This May’s elections are crucial to show that the fightback is more than a membership surge and the ability to pile in resources to local by-elections. It’s our first near-nationwide opportunity, since the referendum, so put our message to the electorate to see if we can make the significant gains the trends are currently indicating. … Continue reading GOOD NEWS FROM CORNWALL
  • Engaging Women in the Liberal Democrats
    Without the involvement of women, ‘a message for every voter’ cannot be achieved. Women account for over 50% of the vote, and if we as a party want to represent women’s voices we need to engage them and give them platforms to speak. International Women’s Day celebrates the political, social, economic, cultural and political achievement … Continue reading Engaging Women in the Liberal Democrats
  • Leave-voting areas are not ‘no go’ areas
    Leave voting areas are not 'no go' areas for the Liberal Democrats.
  • City of London: a small earthquake, a big opportunity
    The Liberal Democrats need to break onto new councils.