Liberal Democrats in Europe, 21 years of success or failure?

The Liberal Party and the SDP were the most pro-European of the British political parties. So how has their successor party fared in European politics since merger in 1988? How has the party adapted to the wide range of liberal thought represented by our sister parties in ALDE and ELDR?

Speakers: Graham Watson MEP (Leader of ALDE) will look at the record of the Lib Dem group in the European Parliament; Florus Wijsenbeek (former Dutch Liberal MP and first secretary-general of ELDR) will examine where the party fits on the European liberal spectrum and whether there have been changes in ideological or political position by the Lib Dems over the past twenty one years.

Chair: Baroness Sarah Ludford MEP

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