Vince Cable joins LDFI Presdient at Chanukah celebrations

LDFI President Lord Monroe Palmer was the host at the Board of Deputies’ annual Chanukah celebration. Among the other speakers was the Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable

Lib Dem leader wishes happy 80th birthday to LDFI President

It’s not every day you have the leader of the Liberal Democrats pop into your office and share a drink, but that’s what happened to LDFI President Lord Monroe Palmer this week, as the popular peer turned 80 years of age. Lord Monroe Palmer, left, with party leader Sir Vince Cable – Photograph courtesy of … Continue reading

LDFI hosts top Parliamentarians

LDFI President Lord Monroe Palmer with JLC Chair Jonathan Goldstein hosted a Westminster lunch attended by seventeen of the Party’s MPs and Peers, including former leader Tim Farron, Alistair Carmichael and Layla Moran. A wide variety of policy issues were discussed, including community security and the two-state solution. JLC chair Jonathan Goldstein said he was … Continue reading

Vince Cable’s New Year message

As the High Holidays begin this year I want to send warm wishes to everyone in Britain and around the world marking Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur. These holy occasions are a time of deep personal reflection, where many will look back at the challenges of the past and prepare themselves to welcome the new … Continue reading

Bigots are not welcome in the Liberal Democrats

Racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, sexism, transphobia, and bigotry in any form are not welcome in the Liberal Democrats, writes Vince Cable. The last ten days have seen major stories of racism in both of Britain’s major parties. What is happening in the Labour party – and Boris Johnson’s comments this week – are frightening to many … Continue reading

The Z Word: What Zionism means

LDFI have long believed (and campaigned for) a much wider acceptance and positive use of the Z word – Zionism. In the same way as in the 70s and 80s the Union Jack flag was hijacked by the National Front, BNP and far right, the same can be said of the use and identification of … Continue reading

There needs to be a two-state solution, agreed at a negotiating table without pre-conditions.

LDFI President Lord Monroe Palmer spoke in the House of Lords Debate on the situation in the Palestinian Territories. He said there needs to be a two-state solution, agreed at a negotiating table without pre-conditions. Here is the full text of Lord Palmer’s speech: ” My Lords, I would like to ask noble Lords to look … Continue reading

Vince Cable’s message for Hannukkah

As we usher in the long, dark nights of winter, so begins the Jewish festival of lights. Hanukkah is a celebration of one of the greatest miracles in the Jewish history and for more than two millennia, Jews everywhere have celebrated the wonder of the lamp that miraculously burned for 8 days. The story of … Continue reading

LDFI celebrates centenary of the Balfour declaration

LDFI is this week celebrating the centenary of the Balfour declaration. LDFI hosted Israel’s Ambassador Mark Regev after  a joint meeting with the Lloyd-George Society. Ambassador Regev praised the role the Liberal Party had played in the Balfour Declaration:  “The Declaration would not have happened without David Lloyd-George.  You were on the right side of … Continue reading

UN stunned as Palestinian exposes PLO lies

  Statement by United Nations Watch 36th Session of the U.N. Human Rights Council Delivered by Mosab Hassan Yousef Thank you, Mr. President. I take the floor on behalf of UN Watch. My name is Mosab Hassan Yousef. I grew up in Ramallah as a member of Hamas. I address my words to the Palestinian … Continue reading