BBC NEWS Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific
BBCi NEWS   SPORT   WEATHER   WORLD SERVICE   A-Z INDEX     

BBC News World Edition
 You are in: UK: Politics  
News Front Page
Africa
Americas
Asia-Pacific
Europe
Middle East
South Asia
UK
England
N Ireland
Scotland
Wales
Politics
Education
Business
Entertainment
Science/Nature
Technology
Health
-------------
Talking Point
-------------
Country Profiles
In Depth
-------------
Programmes
-------------
BBC Sport
BBC Weather
SERVICES
-------------
EDITIONS
Sunday, 22 September, 2002, 16:34 GMT 17:34 UK
Conference 2002: Live coverage and reports
BBC News Online provides coverage and analysis of all the major speeches and debates as Liberal Democrats gather in Brighton for the party's autumn conference.


MAJOR SPEECHES

Thursday 26 September
Charles Kennedy

Charles Kennedy
The Liberal Democrat leader uses his conference speech to claim the next general election will be fought between Labour and his party.



HIGHLIGHTS

Monday 23 September
Matthew Taylor - Economy

Matthew Taylor
In a strong attack on the Chancellor, the Lib Dems' treasury spokesman says Gordon Brown is "flying by the seat of his pants" with his stewardship of the economy.



Simon Hughes - Crime and justice
Simon Hughes
The party's home affairs spokesman calls for courts to be given freedom to give longer sentences for violent crimes as he attempts to toughen up the Lib Dems' "soft" reputation.



Emergency statement on Iraq - Charles Kennedy
Charles Kennedy
The Liberal Democrat leader warns against giving way to US "imperialism" as the international community considers action against Saddam Hussein.



Wednesday 25 September
Phil Willis - Schools reform

Phil Willis
The Liberal Democrats' education spokesman Phil Willis tells the conferences that his party's education policy would aim to keep all young people "switched on to learning at least until the age of 19".




Key stories

Interviews

FEATURES

INTERACTIVE

AUDIO VIDEO

E-mail this story to a friend



© BBC ^^ Back to top

News Front Page | Africa | Americas | Asia-Pacific | Europe | Middle East |
South Asia | UK | Business | Entertainment | Science/Nature |
Technology | Health | Talking Point | Country Profiles | In Depth |
Programmes