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12 entries for category Liberal Democrat

General Election 2010 - Results for FTA

Posted on: Friday, 7 May 2010 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Westminster, Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat

One of the curious things about the general election is that, unlike a football match or a trip to the theatre, no two people are really seeing the same thing. ...

Get Involved At The Party Conferences With FTA

Posted on: Friday, 10 September 2010 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Westminster

FTA, in association with Kapsch TrafficCom, will be holding a fringe event at each of the main party conferences as part of the pioneering Transport Hub to raise the important issue of infrastructure provision with the Government about to conclude ...

Conferences 2010 - Logistics, Lib Dems and Liverpool

Posted on: Wednesday, 22 September 2010 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Liberal Democrat

Five months after the frantic activity of the 2010 general election, the party conference season kicked off as usual with the Liberal Democrat conference. ...

FTA has a double Scotch

Posted on: Thursday, 17 March 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Scotland, Liberal Democrat, Conservative

FTA has met with representatives of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and Conservatives in Edinburgh, to make sure that the voice of logistics is still ringing in the ears of Scotland's politicians before they go off about the campaign trail. ...

Transport Hub venues confirmed

Posted on: Wednesday, 4 May 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Media and campaigns, Transport Hub, Liberal Democrat, Labour, Conservative

FTA has now confirmed the venues at which the 2011 Transport Hub will take place. Liberal Democrats (Sunday 18 – Tuesday 20 Sep) Fringe events: Jurys Inn, Birmingham CEO Dinner: Hyatt hotel, Birmingham Labour (Sunday 25 – Tuesday 27 Sep) Fringe ...

FTA takes its message to the Lib Dems

Posted on: Monday, 19 September 2011 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Liberal Democrat, Transport Hub

This lunchtime FTA held its traditional annual fringe event at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Birmingham. As part of the Transport Hub, FTA pulled together a panel to discuss the tension between fuel prices, the environment and the economic ...

In the yellow corner… a successful Transport Hub

Posted on: Wednesday, 21 September 2011 by Toby Carroll in categories Media and campaigns, Liberal Democrat, Transport Hub

The Transport Hub 2011 closed the Liberal Democrat leg of its conference journey on Tuesday evening with a standing-room-only discussion of the future of high-speed rail. ...

FTA Talks To A Parrott

Posted on: Monday, 14 November 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Wales, Liberal Democrat

On Monday FTA met with the Lib Dem AM now in charge of her party’s transport portfolio in Wales, Eluned Parrott AM. Relatively new to the Senedd, and newer still to her wide-ranging portfolio (which includes business and environmental issues), Mrs ...

Fair Fuel Has Its Day In The House

Posted on: Wednesday, 16 November 2011 by Mike Webb in categories Westminster, FairFuel UK, Road, Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, SNP, Plaid_Cymru

After over 100,000 signatures on the Government’s e-petition website, support from scores of MPs and thousands of members of the public through the Fair Fuel UK website; Tuesday finally saw the House of Commons floor debating perhaps the most ...

FTA shines in the Brighton rain at the Lib Dem conference

Posted on: Thursday, 27 September 2012 by Mike Webb in categories Liberal Democrat, Road, Transport Hub

Amidst the driving rain currently pouring down across Britain, FTA joined thousands of conference-goers braving the weather at the Liberal Democrat party conference in Brighton. ...

Three Parties Are Better Than One

Posted on: Wednesday, 4 September 2013 by Mike Webb in categories Conservative, Liberal Democrat, Labour, Transport Hub, Westminster

As is now traditional in the early Autumn, FTA is set to spend three weeks in September taking the message of logistics to the heart of politics and policymaking at the three principal party conferences. ...

Hubs, Handshakes and Heated Exchanges - FTA at Party Conference 2013

Posted on: Monday, 7 October 2013 by Mike Webb in categories Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, Transport Hub

Put a few thousand politicians, lobbyists, journalists and party activists in a convention centre with a couple of adjoining hotels and what do you get? ...