Lib Dem Articles
What the future holds
The Mancunion’s resident mystic gives a quick snapshot of what to expect in this coming year of clubbing, making great friends, and finding the perfect hangover cure…
‘Use it or lose it,’ say Withy Baths campaigners
Withington Baths closure suspended as petition gains over 8,000 signatures
Manchester’s Olympic legacy of sports facility closures
Plans to close Withington Baths and other local facilities have been met with strong opposition from the local community
Society under siege
Reforms to healthcare, education and the welfare state are an attack on the fabric of our society, writes Joe Earle
Party conference season – a political charade
Andrew Williams heads our review of this year’s party conference season – and he is crying out for an end to this “outdated and obsolete charade”
Boris Johnson, British politics and the incurable case of the ping pong political conference
The Mayor of London’s ping-pong prowess provides a useful metaphor for the insular nature of our party conference system
So how did they vote?
After much agonising we now know how each Liberal Democrat MP cast their deciding vote during last Thursday’s crucial debate. As expected, every Lib Dem at the centre of government, including Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Business Secretary Vince Cable voted for the rise.