January 23, 2021

The Future of Social Democracy w/ Wendy Chamberlain MP

In this episode of the podcast Will is joined by Wendy Chamberlain, the Lib Dem MP for North East Fife, Liberal Democrat Chief Whip, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Scotland and Wales and Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Work and Pensions to discuss a new book she has contributed to - The Future of Social Democracy: Essays to Mark the 40th Anniversary of the Limehouse Declaration. They discuss why the SDP split from Labour had such an impact, the state of social democracy around the world, Wendy's essay on proportional representation, social democrats and climate change and if the recent defeat of Donald Trump and the impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic might spark a resurgence of social democracy around the world. Apologises for some minor issues with the audio. 

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