Today marks the centenary or women first getting the vote in the UK. On 6 February 1918, the Representation of the People Act was brought into law. At first the franchise extended to women above 30 who met a property qualification - while it was a right held by all men over the age of 21. … Continue reading 100 years since women first got the vote
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!
The Liberal Democrats need to break onto new councils.
At Liberal Democrat Expand, we think that all Local Parties – no matter what their size, capacity or objectives – should always aim to field a full slate of candidates. The news from Newbury and West Berkshire Local Party are a really good example of that. A quadruple by-election was triggered to Greenham Parish Council … Continue reading A timely lesson in always standing a candidate