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The following article was written by Paddy Ashdown and was published yesterday on the Independent Website. Theresa May said she enacted the ‘democratic decision of the people of the United Kingdom’. She has done no such thing. She has hijacked that decision to feed the anti-European prejudices of her own political party William Hazlitt’s advice to […]

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Around 30% of Britain’s children are now classified as poor, of whom two-thirds are from working families. Commenting on the news, Lib Dem MP Tom Brake said: “This news is the equivalent of the obituary notice for compassionate conservatism. “In 2017, in Britain, no child should have to face growing up like this. It is […]

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The following article was written by the Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron and published today on the Guardian Website. Quitting the single market while keeping immigration at current levels and smearing all criticism of rock-hard Brexit as treachery – that seems to be the plan. Theresa May’s tactic is clear: to accuse anyone who dares […]

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European Parliament report shows UK can still change its mind on Brexit   MEPs will tell the UK that it can change its mind about leaving the EU even after Theresa May triggers Article 50 tomorrow. The European Parliament resolution, set to be voted on next week, will stress the Government could still halt the […]

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Voters can tell Labour and the Tories to change direction As the Prime Minister triggered Article 50, the Liberal Democrats have emphasised that it is still possible for people to stop a Hard Brexit and that the by-election in Manchester Gorton will be a chance to force Labour and the Government to “change course.” The […]

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The party is offering a real alternative to a hard Brexit The Liberal Democrats have seen their membership surge to 87,000 on the same day Article 50 is triggered. Over 5,000 members have joined the party since the beginning of February, when Jeremy Corbyn ordered his MPs to vote in favour of triggering Article 50. […]

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Theresa May has delivered a “blatant threat” to the EU 27 by threatening to withdraw security co-operation if we do not receive a favourable trade deal, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has said. The letter comes as a European Parliament text outlining the EU’s position has warned the UK not to seek a trade-off between […]

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Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake says that although the battle over Article 50 has been lost, the Brexit tussle has only just begun. The Brexit cheerleaders Fox, Davis and Farage have spent their whole political careers tilting at European windmills. And they have inflicted huge damage on fundamental British values: openness to the world, tolerance of […]

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The Power of Creativity and Brexit paints a testing picture for the industry. The Liberal Democrats have today published a paper setting out the challenges facing the UK’s creative industries. The Power of Creativity and Brexit paints a testing picture for the industry, with potentially huge impacts from changes to freedom of movement, loss of […]

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Candidate who once purred like a cat has even more alarming politics. George Galloway’s decision to stand in the Manchester Gorton by-election could boost the chances of a Liberal Democrat win. Mr Galloway once acted like a cat during a stint on reality show Big Brother but his politics are perhaps even more alarming. Liberal […]

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