In this issue: Old heroes for a new Leader (Vince Cable); Liberal Democrat leadership; The 2017 election: a missed opportunity? (John Curtice); The Nonconformist mind of Lloyd George (Chris Wrigley); En Marche! A new dawn for European liberalism? (Michael Steed); The same but different: Lib Dem members in 1999 and 2015 (Tim Bale, Monica Poletti and Paul Webb); Meeting report: The […]
In this issue: The Liberal Party and the general election of 1915. What would have happened?; Modernising the Liberal Party – the New Orbits Group, 1958 – c.1962; Liberal defectors and the First World War; The changing face of election campaigning – interview with Chris Rennard; Who rules? Parliament, people or the Prime Minister? Available […]
In this issue: Churchill and Lloyd George – Liberal authors on the First World War?; Sir Walter Runciman and the Runciman papers at Elshieshields Tower; meeting report, Coalition: Could Liberal Democrats have handled it better?; Liberal archives at the Churchill Archives Centre; review of Kirkup, The Lib–Lab Pact. Available from the Liberal History Shop.
In this issue: Richard Livsey and the politics of Brecon and Radnor; a commemoration of the 1866 petition for women’s suffrage; the Distributists and the Liberal Party; the legacy of Roy Jenkins; press, politics and culture in Victorian Britain. Available from the Liberal History Shop.
Journal of Liberal History 92 – Special issue: Liberal Democrats and the coalition: the policy record
Exploration of the difference the Liberal Democrats made to the coalition in eight areas: economic policy, education, health, social security, home affairs, climate and energy, Europe and constitutional reform. Each section features an overview analysis written by a neutral academic, plus commentaries from former Liberal Democrat ministers, including among others Vince Cable, David Laws, Norman […]
In this issue: What did the SDP bequeath to the Liberal Democrats?; Cambridge University Liberal Club, 1886–1916; Sir James Whitehead (1834–1917): the parliamentary travails of a Liberal meritocrat. Available from the Liberal History Shop.
In this issue: Liberal history news; What Liberal politics gained and lost with Liberal clubs; The life and political career of Robert Threshie Reid, Lord Loreburn; Sam Woods and the by-election of 1897; Eric Lubbock and the 1962 Orpington by-election; Liberal leaders and leadership. Available from the Liberal History Shop.
In this issue: The first wave of Liberal women in local government leadership 1918-39; The 2015 election campaign; Community politics and the Liberal revival; British Liberal leaders. Available from the Liberal History Shop.
Special issue – the Conservative–Liberal Democrat coalition of 2010–2015. In this issue: Coalition and the deluge – interviews with Nick Clegg and former ministers; Why did it go wrong?; Managing the coalition; The impacts of coalition; The 2015 election campaign and its outcome; Comparing coalitions;. Available from the Liberal History Shop.
In this issue: Old heroes for a new leader; Writing about Charles; Did the Great War really kill the Liberal Party?; The long shadow of war; The Liberal Party, the Labour Party and the First World War; John Morley’s resignation in August 1914; Gilbert Murray v. E. D. Morel; Lloyd George and Churchill as war leaders; Lewis Harcourt’s political journal 1914–16. Available from the […]
In this issue: Emlyn Hooson – voice of Montgomeryshire; Assessing Jeremy Thorpe; Labour candidates and the Liberals 1868–85; The Liberal–Tory coalition of 1915.
In this issue: Remembering Jeremy Thorpe; True to his principles – John Bright and Irish home rule; The strange survival of Liberal Lancashire. Available to buy in the Liberal History Shop
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