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Diversity and the Liberal Democrats

The 2015 general election devastated the ranks of Liberal Democrat MPs, reducing the House of Commons cohort to just eight, straight, white men — cruelly accentuating the lack of diversity in the parliamentary party (though the situation is a little better in the House of Lords, to which individuals are periodically appointed on the party leader’s recommendation). 382 more words

Southern Failways: Timetable cuts are 'act of desperation'

As Southern starts its new timetable this morning, operating only 85 per cent of the service it agreed to provide, JEREMY CLACKSON, our transport correspondent, reports that taxpayers will be footing the huge compensation bill arising from the cancelled services… 915 more words


Tony Arbour elected as new Chairman of The London Assembly

“Londoners have done their bit, now we will endeavour to do ours,” said Mr Arbour.

Committees and their memberships and Chairs’ for the new London Assembly have been announced. 315 more words


My proposals for a Greener London: Caroline Pidgeon

Last month we launched Greener London with eight other environmental organisations, a set of 20 practical actions for the next mayor that together would make London a greener, fairer and better place to live and work. 678 more words

Political Leadership

Which one is the Green candidate?

At the London 2016 mayoral hustings organized in early March by The Green Alliance, Zac Goldsmith, Sadiq Khan, Caroline Pidgeon, and Sian Berry were all asked: “What the next mayor can do to improve our capital?” 501 more words


Caroline Pidgeon's PPB

Thanks to crowd-funding from supporters, London Liberal Democrats have for the first time been able to put together a party political broadcast for the London mayoral election. 218 more words