Layla Moran: “Fighting social inequality is my fire that helps me get up every day. It’s what I’m passionate about.”

The last time we spoke to Layla Moran, she was a parliamentary candidate, busily fighting for a marginal seat in the 2015 general election. Despite an inspiring campaign backed by strong community support, it is fair to say that the legacy of the coalition government proved to be an obstacle in her path to representing […]

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Exclusive: the Oxford Union announces new speakers for Trinity term

The Oxford Union has announced an additional four speakers to their already hugely varied term card line up, including ex-leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg. Details of the new speakers, and further confirmed times and dates, announced are below. To see the full details of the previously released events, go here. Nick Clegg – 30th […]

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Olney’s win will revitalise Lib Dem HQ, but not much else

Yes, Sarah Olney has done it. She has increased the number of Lib Dem MPs by 12.5% and become the party’s one-and-only female MP. Tim Farron is keen to make the most of this most public moment of Lib Dem success since Clegg’s first TV debate in 2010. Olney’s destruction of a 23,000 vote Tory […]

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Long live the Liberal dead weight

The events of this week tested the Liberal/Conservative coalition to its limit. Conservative politicians engineered an embarrassing defeat of their own Deputy Leader, Nick Clegg, and his poorly formulated Lords reform policy. Coalition government, this week, justified its existence. Coalition government’s most useful function is that of limiting political change, or, to use technical jargon, […]

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