Liberal Democrat History Group

The Liberal Democrat History Group promotes the discussion and research of topics relating to the histories of the British Liberal Democrats and its predecessor parties, the Liberal Party and the SDP, and of liberalism more broadly.

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The Liberal-Tory Coalition of 1915

As we enter the final months of the present Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government it is an appropriate time to look back to a previous partnership between the two parties in the 100th anniversary of its formation.

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Birth of Lewis Vernon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Liberal MP for Rossendale 1904-1916. Nicknamed “Loulou” he was the only surviving son of Sir William Harcourt....