Journal of Liberal History 112



Journal of Liberal History, Issue 112: Autumn 2021

Liberal history news
Editorial; On this day

Letters to the Editor
Remembering Tony Greaves (David Steel, David Raw, Trevor Jones)

Shirley Williams (27 July 1930 – 11 April 2021) 
Dick Newby recalls the life and political career of the much-missed Shirley Williams, Baroness Williams of Crosby

Bertha Bowness Fischer
‘One of the most effective and most welcome workers.’ Kathryn Rix examines the career of the first Liberal political agent

Lloyd George, the Liberal Summer Schools and electoral politics in the 1920s
Aaron Jacob examines the role the Liberal Summer Schools played in the electoral record of the Liberal Party in the 1920s

The Liberal rise in Richmond
David Williams tells the story of how the Liberals grew their local government strength in Richmond in the 1960s and 1970s; with an introduction by Mark Egan

Asquith versus Lloyd George, with David Laws and Damian Collins MP; report by Katheryn Gallant; Back from the dead: the Liberal Party in the 1950s, with William Wallace and Mark Egan; report by Daniel Duggan

Farron, A Better Ambition: Confessions of a Faithful Liberal, reviewed by Chris Rennard; Bogdanor, Britain and Europe in a Troubled World, reviewed by Julie Smith; Gildart and Howells (eds.), Dictionary of Labour Biography Vol. XV,reviewed by Michael Meadowcroft