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A lasting solution for the NHS & Social Care Crisis

by Steve Beasant on 19 January, 2017

Norman Lamb is leading a cross-party effort for a long term solution to the NHS & Social Care crisis. Read this article written by Norman to find out more and how you can help: Last week, I brought together a cross-party group of 20 MPs who, alongside 75 charities, professional bodies and trade unions, called […]

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The single market is absolutely essential to our economy, to jobs and to our businesses and it’s incredible that Theresa May wants to leave it. Find out why here:   “The single market accounts for a huge volume of our trade, but if it is completed – so there are genuinely open markets for all […]

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Tim Farron, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, has criticised the Prime Minister for declaring that she is taking Britain out of the Single Market and denying the British people a say on the final deal. Tim Farron said: “Theresa May has confirmed Britain is heading for a Hard Brexit. She claimed people voted to Leave […]

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Commenting on news inflation has reached its highest level since mid-2014 while the pound continued to sink ahead of Theresa May’s Brexit speech, Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Susan Kramer said: “This is a clear sign the government’s hard Brexit agenda is beginning to bite, as the falling pound leads to higher prices in the shops. “Theresa […]

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Tim Farron comments on PM’s Brexit speech

by Steve Beasant on 19 January, 2017

Commenting on Theresa May’s speech in which she is set to announce a clean Brexit, Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron said: “This speech could have been written by Peter Bone, delivered by Nigel Farage and will no doubt be cheered on by Jeremy Corbyn. “You can call this Brexit clean, red, white and blue, or […]

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The Liberal Democrats have called for the Government to “see sense” and provide an urgent cash boost to the NHS, as new figures reveal that four in ten hospital trusts issued emergency alerts warning that they were facing serious operational pressures in the first week of January. The figures show that from the 3rd to […]

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Rebecca Hanson selected as Copeland by-election candidate

by Steve Beasant on 15 January, 2017

Last night, the Liberal Democrats selected Rebecca Hanson as our candidate for the Copeland by-election Commenting after her selection, Rebecca said: “This by-election is a chance for people to send a strong message against a hard Brexit that damages local jobs by pulling Britain out of the Single Market.” “It’s also an opportunity to reject […]

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The Prime Minister has lost control of the NHS crisis

by Steve Beasant on 15 January, 2017

The Liberal Democrats have accused the Prime Minister of losing control of the NHS crisis, as new figures reveal the extent to which the health service is creaking under the pressure of underfunding and growing demand. The figures show that in November 2016: The Government missed its A&E target for the sixteenth month in a row, […]

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Greg Mulholland, MP for Leeds North West, is one of the MPs behind the cross party initiative calling for a cross party NHS and Care Convention, to address the current NHS crisis and to agree a long-term strategic plan for the future funding of the NHS and social care provision. Greg is one of twenty […]

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The Prime Minister has agreed to meet with the Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson, Norman Lamb, together with other MPs calling for cross-party talks on the future of NHS and Social Care. A group of more than 20 MPs from the Conservatives, Labour, and the Liberal Democrats today issued a joint call for the Prime Minister […]

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