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The @RemainerNow team were at #LDConf for a few days we had a stand and an event. The idea was to raise awareness amongst activists but also meet/chat to parliamentarians so they could learn more about us & how we could help them & anti-brexit colleagues.

Here is who we met 👇
First here are the parliamentarians we met on the exhibition stand we had. They came and talked to us about our campaign & how they can help, they heard #RemainerNow stories, saw some video content and collected handouts and our new business cards.
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3 take aways from #LDConf

1. The revoke policy is a gamble - while overwhelmingly backed by members, chatter in Bournemouth reveals concern over how it'll be received. Also worry that it could disrupt the Remain alliance by deterring potential partners.
businessinsider.com/3-things-we-le…
2. Party figures are bullish about a general election and have really raised expectations

Chuka Umunna's 200 seat claim might be OTT but the number of target seats has been doubled to 80

Sarah Wollaston told me they "certainly" should aim for 100+
businessinsider.com/3-things-we-le…
3. Defections have really boosted the party - increased media attention, members generally delighted (Berger received a standing ovation at a packed fringe yday)

But the Lee episode raises challenges which come with growth and serious Qs about the process businessinsider.com/3-things-we-le…
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Tim Farron, David Cameron, this really is a weekend for the memories.
Seeing Farron address the Lib Dem conference is helpful for the party. It reminds them of how woeful their fortunes were when he was leading them (not entirely his fault) and how far, in such a short time, they've come. #LDConf
Farron says it's "mission accomplished" being "restored" to their place as the third party of British politics. Errrrrr...
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