In this issue: Asquith’s return to parliament at the 1920 Paisley by-election (Hugh Gault); Robert Maclennan (Lord Maclennan of Rogart) (Michael Meadowcroft); Northampton and the democratic radical tradition (Tim Hughes); meeting report – The 1979 general election (Neil Stockley); review of Jones, The Uneven Path of British Liberalism (William Wallace); review of Waugh, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Malcolm Baines); review of Weliver, Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon (Roger Swift); review of Ivatt, The Financial Affairs of David Lloyd George (Vernon Bogdanor)
Editorial; Corrigenda; Lloyd George and the Spanish flu; In memoriam – Paddy Ashdown.
Analysis of the by-election that returned the Liberal leader to the Commons.
The Birmingham caucus (Oliver Harris); Anarchism and Liberalism (Shaun Pitt).
A look back at the life and career of the third leader of the SDP.
An analysis of the relationship between Chartism and radical Liberals in Northampton in the 1860s and ’70s.
Report of evening meeting, 3 February 2020 with David (Lord) Steel and Professor Sir John Curtice. Chair: Lord Wallace.
Review of Tudor Jones, The Uneven Path of British Liberalism: from Jo Grimond to Brexit (2nd edn., Manchester University Press, 2019).
Review of Alexander S. Waugh, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman: A Scottish Life and UK Politics 1836–1908 (Austin Macauley Publishers, 2019).
Review of Phyllis Weliver, Mary Gladstone and the Victorian Salon: Music, Literature, Liberalism (Cambridge University Press, 2017).
Review of Ian Ivatt, The Financial Affairs of David Lloyd George (Welsh Academic Press, 2019).