We need to change the school admissions code.
Farron away their best option.
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Former party president beats Norman Lamb in bid to replace Nick Clegg
Charles Kennedy 1959-2015.
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The former Lib Dem leader remembered as anti-war orator and master communicator with a gift for relating to his audience.
This was supposed to be the "social media election" but in the end it was those who moved beyond horse-race journalism, on whatever platform, who excelled.
Nigel Farage might re-contest the UKIP leadership.
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The shock election result means that three parties are now leaderless – how will they choose replacements?
Clegg may have clung on to his seat, but things aren’t looking good.
We knew this would be a bad night for the Lib Dems but few predicted it’d be this bad. Vince Cable, Danny Alexander, Simon Hughes, Jo Swinson, Ed Davey, Lynne Featherstone and many others have lost their…
Parliamentary arithmetic can be fun when you know how!
In 2010, there were more than 1,000 potential coalition options. Here's how to make friends in 2015.
You have seen yourselves that I have spoken to you from Hastings.
Set it in stone or face the wrath of your electorate? That's no way to carry on.
I’m going to answer that question indirectly.
Cameron and Miliband talk NHS and immigration but the audience wanted to know about post-election deals.
The final showdown.
The final big pitch to the voters has been made. So who came out on top?
This is what democracy looks like: citizens giving politicians a public bollocking.
‘Sorry guv, can’t be done.’
Each of the main parties' pledges on housing are short of what is required. But regardless, they can't be done.
The faces of a new government?
A coalition negotiation has unfolded live on TV, and the incumbents quickly became irrelevant.
Nick Clegg has put the younger generation first in the Lib Dem manifesto.
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The Lib Dems have promised to invest heavily in the schools budget.
Education, education, errr…
Launching their 2015 election manifesto, the Liberal Democrats have sought to grab the political agenda with the words “from cradle to college”. So far, other parties have focused on the economy, healthcare…
Coming or going?
Nick Clegg is in the fight of his political life – and his battleground constituency was once one of the safest seats in the UK.
The SNP and Plaid leaders worked together to show up the pack.
It nearly didn’t happen, but for the first time ever, the British public has heard from seven party leaders in one TV debate. And for the first time ever, Natalie Bennett, Nigel Farage, Nicola Sturgeon…
Walk, don’t run, Ed.
After more than six months of unofficial campaigning, the three biggest parties have left the starting blocks in the race to Number 10. The first exchanges showed that David Cameron and Ed Miliband were…
Closing up the gap?
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Nick Clegg has hailed the success of the coalition's policies in closing the gap between richer and poorer students. Is he right?
Extolling the virtues of the juicy middle.
The Liberal Democrats' appeal to the centre is mature and logical, but it's hard to see whose votes it could possibly win.