Liberal Democrat


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Liberal Democrat

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a member or supporter of the Liberal Democrats
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Liberal Democrat

adj & nliberaldemocratico/a
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The Welsh Pupil Premium, extra support for schools and pupils, is a key Welsh Liberal Democrat achievement that will ensure that everyone, no matter what their background, will get a fair start in life.
There are currently 11 Liberal Democrat councillors in Birmingham out of a total of 120.
That's not because former Liberal Democrat voters are voting Tory.
But Liberal Democrat councillor for North Heaton Greg Stone said: "Nick Forbes has clearly lost the plot.
What she omits from her letter is that the Pupil Deprivation Grant is only in existence thanks to the group of Welsh Liberal Democrats Assembly Members.
Speaking before the Liberal Democrat Party Conference in Brighton, the Deputy Prime Minister said he was sorry his party had broken its pledge ahead of the 2010 general election to vote against a hike in fees for students.
It is not surprising that Matthew Oakeshott, a Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman before his party's capitulation to the Tories, has called for a change.
The Liberal Democrat policy has been to favour the Single Transferable Vote or STV in a multi-member constituency, which allows a more subtle delivery of the popular to parliament, while also maintaining the constituency link, as no one wants to move to a national list system which gives far too much power to the party managers who are allowed to place the candidates on the order (someone in place 10 is very likely to get a seat, while the unfortunate fellow placed 200 may struggle).
ALYN AND DEESIDE: John Bell, Welsh Conservative; Shane Brennan, Plaid Cymru; Carl Sargeant, Welsh Labour; Michael Joseph Whitby, British National Party; Peter Williams, Welsh Liberal Democrats.
IN response to the article (ECHO December 16 ) Liverpool Labour and Liberal Democrats in pact to solve cash crisis, I question the claim by Warren Bradley that the Liberal Democrats are setting aside tribal politics in Liverpool for the greater good.
My only sadness is the navety of those who supported the Liberal Democrats in the general election, especially students who believed this party could ever be trusted to protect their interests.
Summary: LONDON, Apr 17, SPA -- Britain&'s Liberal Democrats overtook the opposition Conservatives and ruling Labour for the first time in an opinion poll published on Saturday, according to Reuters.
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