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Autumn Conference - Press Roundup

October 13, 2021 3:18 PM
By Dan Schmeising
Originally published by East Midlands Liberal Democrats
Lib Dems made waves at Conference this weekend. Here's a quick roundup of the press coverage we got!

What a conference we've had!

From motions to keynote speeches to training, there was something for everyone and the quality of debate was, as ever, excellent.

We also got a huge amount of press coverage. Our stunning win in Chesham and Amersham has put us back in the spotlight - and the media are beginning to see that only we can dismantle the Tory Blue Wall.

Here's just a few of the stories we secured this weekend:

  • Ed Davey was the central attraction on the penultimate day of Conference. He began the day on Marr before unveiling his new flagship education policy, covered in the Observer and the BBC.
  • Ed was also profiled on Radio 4 before giving a fiery speech where he lambasted Boris Johnson's lack of decency. His speech was covered by several publications, including the Guardian, Independent, Sky, ITV.
  • Ed featured on the BBC 6 & 10 O'clock news with a 3 minute package on his conference speech and vision for the party. He also appeared on Channel 4's evening news and ITV's Good Morning Britain.
  • The Observer explored the role Ed and the Lib Dems could play in the future of British politics, and why the party may hold the key to bringing this current Government to an end. Andrew Rawnsley had an opinion piece in.....

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