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
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
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
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On election as leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron outlined a vision of a campaigning party that would rebuild by returning to its roots of community activism. The simple call to arms of “pick a ward and win it” summed up that very vision. In essence, what Tim was saying was that the fightback … Continue reading Making ‘Pick A Ward and Win It’ a reality
Why do we talk about a '650' Seat Strategy? What are the implications of the upcoming Boundary Review for this?