Beyond realignment: Jo Grimond and the legacy of civic liberalism


  • Richard V Reeves

    1. Writer, policymaker and speaker based in Washington DC. Previously, he has served as a special advisor to UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and as director of London-based thinktank Demos
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Reflecting on Grimond's legacy, Richard V Reeves says the Liberal Democrats should give up the goal of a political realignment with Labour and instead concentrate on promoting the cause of liberalism.