Give council tenants the right to move

Thursday, 19 February 2009

The Ideas Factory is a chance for you to pitch your own idea of what should be in the next Liberal Democrat manifesto. The proposal here is not the policy of the Social Liberal Forum. We will however be passing it - and the response it generates - onto the Manifesto Working Group.

The Proposal

Dr Tim Leunig: Those in social housing should be allowed to require their landlord to sell their home and buy Read more
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Ratification of Appointments

Wednesday, 18 February 2009

The Ideas Factory is a chance for you to pitch your own idea of what should be in the next Liberal Democrat manifesto. The proposal here is not the policy of the Social Liberal Forum. We will however be passing it - and the response it generates - onto the Manifesto Working Group.

The Proposal

Thomas Hemsley: As part of a wider effort in strenghtening select committees (through allowing members to be Read more
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The Ideas Factory

Saturday, 14 February 2009

Got an idea you think should be in the Lib Dem manifesto?  We want to hear it! As part of the Social Liberal Forum's contribution to the Liberal Democrat policy making process, we are inviting people (whether they are party members or not) to write a short article about their big idea, and invite a debate on the subject. To kick start the debate, we will be getting members of the Social Liberal Forum's Executive Team and Advisory Board to add a short response and then open the Read more
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And we're off!

Saturday, 14 February 2009

As reported in the Liberal Democrat News yesterday, the Social Liberal Forum has now been launched.  Our Director, Matthew Sowemimo, has also written a short article on Lib Dem Voice. Our launch appears to have caused a bit of a stir - which is kind of the point.  You can follow the debate by going to Read more
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Welcome!

Thursday, 12 February 2009

The Social Liberal Forum website is now live!  We'll be adding lots more to this website as it develops, but in the meantime, you might want to check out the following: Read more
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Balancing the Dominance of Market Driven Theories

Thursday, 12 February 2009

cafecultureThis article is based on a speech given by Dr Richard Grayson at the Urban Café, Newcastle upon Tyne on Monday 2nd February 2009 (event hosted by Cafe Culture North East). Here Read more
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What is Social Liberalism?

Thursday, 12 February 2009

By David Howarth reinventingthestatecover100This article was originally published in Reinventing the State: Social Liberalism for the 21st Century Read more
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