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Liberal Democrats have welcomed the announcement that George Osborne is to abandon his fiscal rule and called on the Government to move Government spending to a ‘war footing’ to combat the impact of a Brexit Recession. The Liberal Democrats have long said the fiscal rule would restrict growth, but it’s impacts would be even more […]

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Tim Farron visits Polish centre defaced by racists

by Steve Beasant on 1 July, 2016

Tim Farron and Caroline Pidgeon visited the Polish centre in London today to show solidarity with the Polish community and to make clear that xenophobic attacks it suffered recently will not be tolerated. The attack on the Polish Social and Cultural Association in Hammersmith was just one of numerous racist and xenophobic incidents reported in the […]

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Vince Cable writes…The birth of the 48 movement

by Steve Beasant on 1 July, 2016

The following aritlce was written by the Former Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cbale and was published yesterday on the Lib Dem Voice Website.  For our party and its supporters in the country the last few years have brought one defeat after another:  local councils, devolved government, national government, AV referendum, now the EU referendum.  […]

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The following artcle was written by Tim Farron and Vince Cable and was published yesterday on the Yorkshire Post Website. THE result of the Leave vote has left our economy in a serious condition. Despite Boris Johnson’s claim on Monday that the ‘pound is stable, the markets are stable’ by the end of the day […]

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The following article was written by the Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and published on Monday, 27th June on the Evening Standard Website. We can’t just accept a Prime Minister who emerges victorious from an internal Conservative Party contest. You couldn’t make it up, you really couldn’t. Having told the nation repeatedly that with […]

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Liberal Democrat MP for Leeds North West Greg Mulholland pressed defence minister Mark Lancaster for an update on the campaign to restore war widow pensions. It follows both the protest outside Parliament and the meeting with Mr Lancaster, which happened earlier this month. The campaign, run in conjunction with the Wharfedale and Aireborough Observer, seeks […]

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The Everolimus drug is finally available for use through NHS England after the long-running #FundOurDrugsNOW campaign led by Liberal Democrat MP for Leeds North West Greg Mulholland. After much delay, NHS England has finally published a policy statement allowing the drug to be used to treat those suffering with the ultra-rare disease tuberous sclerosis complex […]

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The following article was written by the Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron and was published yesterday on the Mirror Website. As I write this I am devastated and I am angry. We look out to a country deeply divided by a fractious campaign. Even though the result was close, there is no doubt that the […]

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The following article was written by the Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron and was published yesterday on the Huffington Post Website. I am devastated and I am angry. Today we woke to a deeply divided country. Nigel Farage’s vision for Britain has won this vote, but it is not a vision I accept. An institution […]

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Speaking (yesterday) following the referendum result, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron said: “I’m devastated and I am angry. Today we wake to a deeply divided country. “Nigel Farage’s vision for Britain has won this vote, but it is not a vision I share. “Young people voted to remain by a considerable margin, but […]

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