The Progressive Coalition that never was – lessons from the Ashdown-Blair ‘project’

Report of the joint meeting of the Liberal Democrat and Labour History Groups, 22 January 2013, with Paddy Ashdown, Roger Liddle and Pat McFadden MP; chair: Steve Richards.

Decline and fall: the Liberal Party and the elections of 1922, 1923 and 1924

Report of a Liberal Democrat History Group meeting, February 2014, with Michael Steed, Professor Pat Thane and Dr Julie Smith.

Survival and success: twenty-five years of the Liberal Democrats

Report of a Liberal Democrat Conference fringe meeting, September 2013, with Paddy Ashdown, Duncan Brack, John Curtice, Mark Pack and Julie Smith.

Jo Grimond: the legacy

Report of the Liberal Democrat History Group meeting at the National Liberal Club, 10 June 2013, with Peter Sloman, Harry Cowie and Michael Meadowcroft; chair: Tony Greaves.

David Lloyd George: the legacy

Report of the Liberal Democrat History Group meeting at the Liberal Democrat conference, 9 March 2013, with Kenneth O. Morgan and David Howarth; chair: Celia, Baroness Thomas.

Mothers of Liberty

How modern Liberalism was made by women. Report of a Liberal Democrat History Group meeting at the Liberal Democrat conference, 22 September 2012, on the role of women in Liberalism and the Liberal Party. Speakers: Helen McCabe, Jane Bonham-Carter, Jo Swinson; Chair Lynn Featherstone

Ownership for all

Report of the Liberal Democrat History Group meeting on the Liberal Party, co-ownership and industrial relations held at the National Liberal Club, 9 July 2012, with Tudor Jones and Andrew Gamble; chair: Chris Nicholson.

Report: Leaders good and bad

Report of LDHG meeting of February 2000, on Liberal, SDP and Liberal Democrat leaders, with Robert Maclennan MP and Professor Peter Clarke.

Report: Dancing the Charleston again

Report of LDHG meeting of November 1999, on Liberal/Labour relations during the 1918-31 period.

Report: Did the Yellow Book spell the end of Asquithian Liberalism?

Report of LDHG meeting of April 1999, with John Grigg and Richard Grayson.

Report: Only Connect

Report of the international conference held at University College Chester, at the beginning of July 1998, to commemorate the centenary of Gladstone’s death.

Report: The struggle for women’s rights

Report of LDHG meeting of March 1998, with Shirley Williams and Johanna Alberti.

Report: from Beveridge to Blair

Report of LDHG meeting of September 1997 on the welfare state, with Frank Field MP and Nick Timmins.

Report: Religion and the Liberal Party

Report of LDHG meeting of July 1997, with Alan Beith MP and Jonathan Parry.

Report: Liberal/Tory pacts: partnership of principle or struggle for survival?

Report of LDHG meeting of March 1997, with Michael Kandiah.

Report: why didn’t the Liberal Party die?

Report of LDHG meeting of March 1997 on the near death and survival of the Liberal Party in the 1950s and ’60s, with William Wallace.

Report: Landslide for the left

Report of LDHG meeting of September 1996, on the 1906 election, with John Grigg and Andrew Adonis.

Report: ‘God gave the land to the people!’

Report of LDHG meeting of July 1996, in land value taxation, with Roy Douglas.

Europe and the Liberal tradition

Report of LDHG meeting of March 1996, with Graham Watson MEP, Alan Butt Philip, Michael Steed, and Lord McNally.