Archive: Liberal Democrats

Lib Dem donor Michael Brown pleads guilty to perjury and passport-related offences

Lib Dem donor faces possible jail term

The man who bankrolled the Liberal Democrats' general election campaign last year is facing a possible jail sentence after pleading guilty to two charges.

  • Mark Oaten announces he will not stand for another election

    Oaten to quit as MP

    Former Liberal Democrat frontbencher Mark Oaten has announced he will step down as an MP at the next election, six months after being engulfed in a sex scandal.

  • Poll finds more than half of public believe Charles Kennedy should lead Lib Dems

    Poll finds support for Kennedy return

    There is widespread support for Charles Kennedy to return as leader of the Liberal Democrats, according to a new poll.

  • Menzies Campbell promises to reform the Liberal Democrats

    Lib Dems promise to cut income tax

    Menzies Campbell has today committed the Liberal Democrats to cutting 2p on the basic rate of income tax as he attempts to revitalise his ailing leadership.

  • Ming Campbell says fighting crime will be a priority of his leadership

    Lib Dems get tough on crime

    Menzies Campbell today rejected claims the Liberal Democrats were soft on crime and said tackling this issue was his top priority.

  • Menzies Campbell raps Simon Hughes over comments about his leadership

    Sir Menzies confronts Hughes

    Sir Menzies Campbell confronted party president Simon Hughes after he appeared to criticise his leadership, it has emerged.

  • Chris Huhne unveils the Liberal Democrats' policies on green taxation

    Lib Dems call for £2,000 car tax

    Drivers of the most polluting cars would have to pay up to £2,000 a year in car tax under new proposals unveiled by the Liberal Democrats.


    Party spending figures released

    Labour spent £80,000 more than the Conservatives running their general election campaign in May, according to official figures.

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