• Ambitious leader speech sees Vince Cable aiming for the top job

    Paula Keaveney, Edge Hill University As the Liberal Democrats met for their first conference since the 2017 general election, many were feeling disappointed at the state of things. The party came away with a mere 12 election victories after mistakenly believing the Brexit referendum had given it a branding which would help it capture more […]

  • PR challenges facing Vince Cable

    By Paula Keaveney, senior lecturer in PR and Politics It is all change at the top of the Liberal Democrats, with Vince Cable replacing Tim Farron. Cable’s  position comes as a result of Farron standing down in the wake of the most recent General Election. The Lib Dems will forgo a leadership election though as Cable […]