David Boyle

Speeches

Why we need a People's Veto

Introducing a new Lib Dem policy on revitalising democracy - though the party rejected the People's Veto, damn it! (Speech to the Liberal Democrat conference, Bournemouth 13 September 2008).

Degeneration by Tescofication

Why big supermarkets corrode regeneration (Speech to the Liberal Democrat conference, Harrogate, 4 March 2007).

Supplicants versus citizens

Big versus small, not right versus left, is the new political divide: speech about the Liberal Democrat's Meeting the Challenge report. (Speech to the Liberal Democrat conference, Brighton, September 2006).

The meaning of localism

Localism isn't just about administration or boundaries, it's about responsibility, innovation and making things happen (Speech to the Liberal Democrat conference, Blackpool, September 2005).

Reclaiming free trade for Liberalism

The concept of free trade has been stolen and perverted, and we need to claim it back (Speech to the Liberal Democrat conference, Bournemouth, September 2004).

Medicine without relationships

Why the a technocratic, consumer-led NHS doesn't work (Speech to Liberal Democrat conference, Bournemouth, September 2004).

American values

The Iraq war: speech given a fortnight after the invasion (Speech to Liberal Democrat conference, Southport, March 2003).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

title: books by David Boyle
Broke Voyages of Discovery Money Matters Blondel's Song Leaves World to Darkness The Little Money Book Funny Money The Tyranny of Numbers