Monthly Archives: September 2015

The Toxicity of the Liberal Democrats

I’ve just returned from my first ever party conference. I wrote before about why I joined the Lib Dems, and was fortunate enough to be able to state from the main platform the reason. But it is obvious that the Lib Dems are still seen as traitors for enabling illiberal legislation to be voted through. […]

Speech to Lib Dem Conference 2015

Below is the text of the speech I gave on the main floor of the Lib Dem conference this morning, my first ever speech to any party political conference. Who knows, it may be my last as well. Conference, As a new member at my first ever party conference, can I not only thank people […]

Not in my name, Mr Cameron

It can be difficult for those of us with comfortable middle class lives to understand what compels people to leave their homes and flee to other places. The answer is usually discrimination – whether that’s because of war and you’re the wrong tribe, or because of a characteristic that those around you deem wrong. Sometimes […]