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The Liberals in 1979

In 1979, the Liberals faced a general election that wasn’t going to be good news for the ruling Labour government. And that mattered because the Liberals under leader David Steel had been in a semi-official coalition with Labour since 1978 – the so-called Lib-Lab Pact. 266 more words

Fear is fair

Dictionary.com defines democracy as “a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in the people and exercised directly by them or by their elected agents under a free electoral system.”   The site lists Canada and the United States as examples of democracies or democratic governments.  180 more words

Statement On the NUS Presidential Election

In response to the NUS electing Malia Bouattia as their president, Liberal Youth wish to make known that we condemn her recent statements on Jewish student bodies at UK universities. 248 more words


Could Online Voting Be The Future For Young Liberal Conferences?

With Liberal Youth passing a series of significant motions and amendments and moving towards a clearer stance for campaigns, it would be easy for us to sit around congratulating one another on a job well done. 648 more words

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Liberals and the double standard

Here is a little story that I just have to tell you about. The other day I was looking on Twitter and found that an Ontario PC Youth Association Club was being attacked for being “inactive”. 206 more words


Liberal Youth Conference Preview: The Big Motions

This weekend, Liberal Youth will meet in Edinburgh for their Spring Conference. For those of you who will be making the trip, or for those who will not be going but wish to be kept abreast of the motions being voted on, The Libertine has put together this short guide to the big policy motions and the all-important constitutional amendment to change the name of the youth wing. 940 more words

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