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Andrew Brown
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My Hustings Speech
So, the PPC selection for Bristol South was yesterday and... I beat RON. The hard work starts now! This was the script of my speech. I'm afraid nerves and some technical difficulties with the iPad's teleprompter app means it reads better than it was in deli...
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Some thoughts on the environment
This is the third of my series on "Policy Themes" in which I'm sketched out some thoughts on some of the big issues facing the country - and world - in connection with my selection campaign in Bristol South. The original can be found on my Facebook Page for...
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This is the latest in a series based on posts on my Facebook Page for those who don't do Facebook, but are interested in my selection campaign for Bristol South. If you're a member in Bristol South, you should have had your PPC mailing - if not, then please...
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An announcement
This is a version of two posts made over on my Facebook Page . For those who don't do Facebook, I'll be posting here regularly over the next couple of weeks. After a bit of a false start, I was able to announce on Saturday that I am a candidate in the selec...
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It is (over) halfway through the year and I thought I'd do an update to this thread  in which I outlined my intention to read more books by women this year... So, how am I doing? Well, I think I'm doing well. Dialling the stats back to how they stood at the...
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IDAHOBIT
Last Thursday (17 May) was International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia*. Here's a piece that I wrote for Lib Dem Voice on behalf of LGBT+ Lib Dems, of which I am Secretary. The original piece can be found on Lib Dem Voice , and on the LGB...
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Two posts on consecutive days? That's not something that's happened for a long time! Although this is, essentially, a re-hash of some thoughts I posted on Twitter earlier. There was much excitement amongst "Remain"* campaigners today when Nigel Farage annou...
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A few words on Tim Farron.
(Note: This wasn't meant to be a post - I merely intended a few words on my Facebook page , and repeat of the LGBT+ Lib Dem line... but it sort of grew arms and legs.) Tim's been at it again - picking at the scab which never quite healed following his failu...
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Recommendations Sought: Women Authors
I still need to do a proper New Year post but in the meantime, I have a favour to ask: recommendations for women authors. One of my (as yet to be finalised) aims for this year is not just to keep up my reading, but to increase the number of books by female ...
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