An appeal to allow Conference to debate NHS reforms
September 04, 2011 8:52 PMBelow is the text of a motion on the NHS reforms that wasn't accepted for debate by Conference Committee, including two short update paragraphs. Dr. Charles West is appealing this rejection, if you'd like to support this appeal please click here to sign up.
Conference Motion on HeathConference… A) notes 1) the long-standing supp
Emergency Motion on Health Reforms
September 04, 2011 8:52 PMDr. Charles West is submitting an Emergency Motion on the NHS reforms. If you would like to support this motion please click here to sign up.
Reforming the NHSConference notes that the March 2011 Conference clearly rejected several aspects of the Health and Social Care Bill (“the Bill”), which breached the agreed Coalition Programm
Green Investment Bank amendment
September 02, 2011 8:54 PMPlease support this amendment to F38: A Green Stimulus for Economic Recovery, which you will find on pages 43-44 of the Conference Agenda. If you are a conference representative, then please add your ‘signature’ by filling in the form below. Thank you! Note: strong as this motion is, it doesn't go far enough on the matter of green financial investment. Crucial to both the rebalancing and de-carbonisation of the UK economy, innovative investment in green industry should form the backbone of Lib
IT Government Department amendment
August 30, 2011 8:38 PMPlease support this amendment to F28: Stimulating Growth in the Digital Economy, which you will find on pages 33-35 of the Conference Agenda. If you are a conference representative, then please add your 'signature' by filling in the form below. Thank you!
Amendment to F28Insert after line 9 Conference notes that successive Governments have failed to recognise the critical significance of IT in maintaining security, democracy and a healthy economy, and that this lack
Internet Free Expression amendment
August 30, 2011 11:35 AMPlease support this amendment to F28: Stimulating Growth in the Digital Economy, which you will find on pages 33-35 of the Conference Agenda. If you are a conference representative, then please add your 'signature' by filling in the form below. Thank you!
Amendment to F28Lines 28-29 a) Putting in place additional safeguards for online freedom of speech insert including * additional protection in libel law for those merely hosting th
Responding to the Riots: Emergency motion to conference
August 25, 2011 4:11 PMSue Doughty has put together this emergency motion to conference. It is the most recent version and any amendments which improve but don’t lengthen it should be sent to her on [email protected] Conference
- Condemns without reservation the August riots as unjustified and unjustified criminality
- Understands the deep trauma caused to residents and businesses affected and in particular the families of those who have died.
- Appreciates with gratitude the
Responding to the Riots
August 21, 2011 1:36 PMSince the riots we have seen extreme views from right and left of the commentary spectrum but somehow they don’t meet in the middle. Dreadful events which took place. Families, organisations and businesses suffered enormously with desperately sad outcomes. While politicians led by Boris Johnson flew home hoping to give the appearance of taking charge, it was the police who did a superb job, co-ordinating nationally to bring the situation under control. Calls were made to censor or even shut
Social Liberal Forum AGM 2011 Minutes
August 16, 2011 1:19 PMSocial Liberal Forum held its AGM on Saturday 13th August in Birmingham. You can download the following documents in pdf format: AGM Minutes 13th August 2011 Accounts 2011
Sign the petition to keep the death penalty banned
August 04, 2011 5:55 PMLast week, the hitherto libertarian blogger Guido Fawkes announced that he was launching a petition on the new government e-petitions website to reinstate the right of the state to execute its citizens. The rightwing media leapt on the story, giving him acres of promotional copy. However on the day of the e-petitions launch, today, things didn't go entirely to plan. At the current time of writing, while Guido has managed to persuade 1,040 people to sign his