Category Archives: Speech

Microchipping and that ‘Dog Speech’

It’s interesting to see micro-chipping of dogs in the news again. About 10 years ago, the Lib Dems discussed animal welfare and micro-chipping.

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New Lib Dem Housing Policy

Last week, I proposed a motion putting forward a new housing policy for the Liberal Democrats. Reassuringly, the motion was carried overwhelmingly! This is what I said:

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The right thing to do for the NHS is to withdraw the bill

Here’s the speech I made in the NHS debate in Gateshead on Sunday morning. I’ve also added some notes about the source of each of the points.

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Fairness in a time of austerity

Here’s the speech I made proposing the motion ‘Fairness in a time of austerity’ at the recent Liverpoool Conference. There wasn’t too much disagreement (or indeed any disagreement) that I recall, and the motion was carried overwhelmingly.

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