Liberal Democrats

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Letters: Shirley Williams’ obituary
Informal chat with students at Southampton seems unimaginable in politics today

Mark Pugh and Hugh Kerr

15, Apr, 2021 @5:01 PM

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Shirley Williams was an inspiration to all liberals | Letters
Letters: Margaret Owen on the kindness and encouragement the trailblazing politician showed fellow students, and Adrian Slade on working with her in the Liberal party


14, Apr, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Lady Williams of Crosby obituary
Labour minister in the 60s and 70s who defected to form the SDP as one of the Gang of Four

Julia Langdon

12, Apr, 2021 @6:16 PM

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Shirley Williams: a politician with a golden voice and deep sincerity
SDP founder had long been tipped to be Britain’s first female PM, but she lacked the cut-throat ambition

Polly Toynbee

12, Apr, 2021 @6:04 PM

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Shirley Williams, Lib Dem peer and SDP founder, dies aged 90
Former Labour minister was one of ‘gang of four’ who split from party to form Social Democratic party in 1981

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

12, Apr, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Senior Tories join Jeremy Corbyn to oppose Covid passports ahead of trials
More than 70 MPs on right and left oppose domestic use of certificates, as testing pilots are planned for football matches

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

02, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Lord Greaves obituary
Dedicated grassroots Liberal politician who worked on the merger agreement with the SDP but ultimately refused to support it

Michael Meadowcroft

01, Apr, 2021 @5:07 PM

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UK's emergency Covid rules extended for another six months
Commons votes to extend Coronavirus Act 2020, with 25 Tories defying government

Peter Walker Political correspondent

25, Mar, 2021 @7:28 PM

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Brian Staley obituary
Other lives: Canterbury businessman and Liberal Democrat city councillor, who later became a Gurkha campaigner

Ted Harrison

24, Mar, 2021 @10:21 AM

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Boris Johnson 'trying to hide' from scrutiny of Covid inquiry – Ed Davey
Lib Dem leader says he fears PM will seek to delay inquiry, which he says must have ‘sharpest teeth imaginable’

Peter Walker Political correspondent

18, Mar, 2021 @10:38 AM

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Scottish budget: SNP agree deal with Greens and Lib Dems
Budget set to pass as Greens and Liberal Democrats secure significant funds for their spending priorities

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

09, Mar, 2021 @1:05 PM

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UK government under growing pressure over Covid procurement
Labour says government must ‘come clean’ with details of £2bn funds awarded to ‘donors and cronies’

Mattha Busby

20, Feb, 2021 @4:43 PM

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