Team Science wants YOU

At the last general election, support for the Liberal Democrats was buoyed by more than just Cleggmania: the party enjoyed particularly strong support from scientists and science commentators. Much of this was on the strength of Evan Harris’s foregrounding of evidence-based policy and support for reform of the outdated libel laws that saw author Simon […]

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Jenny Woods selected for Reading East

We’re delighted that our Vice Chair Dr Jenny Woods has been selected as the prospective parliamentary candidate for the constituency of Reading East. Jenny is an extremely influential campaigner both within and beyond the Liberal Democrats. She notably proposed a successful amendment to the civil liberties policy motion at the party’s Spring Conference in 2012 laying […]

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A ringfence is not enough

The party has recently been trailing hints of the content and priorities of the new manifesto. One released last week was an announcement touting a ringfence of the science budget. They write: The manifesto plans include ringfencing the science research budget and introducing a green innovation arm to the British Business Bank. It’s great that […]

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