College lecturer and member of the Liberal Democrat History Group executive
Regarded by many contemporary Liberals as their spiritual leader and mentor, Jo Grimond was a figure of great magnetism and intellectual originality. He was once described as a politician on whom the gods smile, and inspired a rare degree of public affection. Within the Liberal Party, neither of his successors, Jeremy Thorpe nor David Steel enjoyed the […]
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Review of Alan Wyburn-Powell, Clement Davies: Liberal Leader (Politico's, 2003).
Review of Jo and Laura Grimond, A Selection of Memories and Photographs 1945-1994 (Orkney Liberal Democrats, 2000).
Examination of Clement Davies’ resignation from the leadership in 1956.
After 300 years, Scotland is to have a Parliament again. This article examines the role of Jo Grimond in the story of Scottish devolution.
‘The personification and the hope of postwar Liberalism.’ The record of Jo Grimond.
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