Monthly Archives: September 2013

Petition: Say No to Secret Courts!

www.libdemsagainstsecretcourts.org.uk - a campaign that unites the Liberal Democrats in opposition to secret justice. Liberal Reform and other party organisations are backing this campaign, please do so too. Almost one month ago, Liberal Democrat members voted overwhelmingly at party Conference against Part

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‘Shares for rights’: straight out of the ‘errors in Coalition’ box

By SLF Co-Chair Gareth Epps It’s not just social Liberals and those Liberal Democrats least comfortable with the coalition that have expressed dismay at the proposal that has become known as ‘shares for rights’. This is for a number of

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Federal Party Committee Elections

Ballot papers and candidate manifestos for the crucial 2012 Federal Party Committee elections are in the post. Here is a list of some of the Social Liberal Forum members and supporters who are actively promoting our priorities and are standing

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Former Greggs CEO @ SLF Fringe on Dispatches.

Dispatches: Secrets of your Boss’s Pay, features Sir Mike Darrington, former chief executive of Greggs, investigating executive pay. Sir Mike was a panellist at the SLF’s Conference fringe meeting ‘Overcoming crisis: How to move towards a more ethical capitalism’, and

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Huffington Post, 09/10/12: Tory in Ruling-Out-Wealth-Tax Shocker

Liberal Democrats have long argued that alongside lifting the income tax threshold to take the lowest earners out of tax, the tax system must be reformed to address inequalities of wealth that blight society and hamper economic progress. The Tories

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Concern over further welfare cuts proposed by Chancellor

Many Liberal Democrat members, not only Social Liberal Forum members, are deeply concerned by the contents of the Chancellor’s speech yesterday, and in particular its commitment to cuts in welfare spending. While we take comfort from the confirmation by the

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New Leadership Team

The Social Liberal Forum has voted in a new top team to take it forward, appointing a new Director Prateek Buch, Political Director Martin Tod, and electing two Co-Chairs, Naomi Smith and Gareth Epps. Several of the team have been

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