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Analysis by the Liberal Democrats has shown that up to half of the value of an average family home could be at risk from Theresa May’s dementia tax. It comes after Amber Rudd said the Conservatives did not know what a future cap on social care costs would be, while refusing to rule out that it […]

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Nick Clegg has accused Theresa May of putting national security at risk by pursuing an extreme Brexit that will see Britain locked out of an EU police database used by UK police and security services 16 times a second. The Schengen Information System (SIS II) is an EU-wide database on organised criminal and terrorist suspects across […]

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Labour claims they would invest £45bn in the NHS and social care over five years and protect pensions could be rendered meaningless by Brexit, Liberal Democrats in Great Grimsby have said. Treasury analysis from 2016 estimated that the form of Brexit supported by the Labour and Conservative parties – a negotiated bilateral agreement as opposed to membership of the single […]

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Liberal Democrats in Great Grimsby are calling on the local Conservatives to disown their plans to abolish universal free school meals for infant-aged children or to justify it. The Liberal Democrats have reacted angrily to news that the Conservative manifesto announced that the Conservatives will axe universal free school meals that were introduced by Liberal Democrats when they […]

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Plans by the Conservatives to bring in a tax on dementia sufferers that could see people losing their homes have been condemned by Steve Beasant, Liberal Democrat for Great Grimsby. Currently, those elderly people with more than £23,000 of savings pay towards the cost of their social care at home if they are suffering from […]

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Tonight, at a campaign rally in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel has reportedly said that Europe can no longer “completely depend” on the US and UK following the election of President Trump and Brexit. Responding, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron said: “The Prime Minister has allied herself with Donald Trump and these comments are the inevitable […]

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Today, the Lib Dems have challenged Theresa May to answer ten pressing questions on her Dementia Tax plan and give the voters the facts before the election. It is simply not good enough to dodge difficult questions and proper scrutiny during the campaign over an issue that will have such a huge impact on people’s […]

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Commenting on Amber Rudd’s admission the Conservatives are “not sure” what any future cap on social care costs will be, Liberal Democrat Shadow Health Secretary Norman Lamb said: “The refusal of the Conservatives to tell us what the cap on social care costs will be shows they are holding the public in contempt. “Theresa May must stop flip-flopping […]

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The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has published a damning analysis of the Labour and Conservative manifestos, saying that neither party “has set out an honest set of choices.”  It says plans in the Conservative manifesto could do “serious damage” to the quality of public services such as the NHS and schools, while Labour’s tax rises may not […]

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A new survey for The Independent has found the majority of the public is now in favour of banning the most-polluting vehicles from city centres. Some 51 per cent of respondents agreed with this suggestion, with only 15 per cent against and the remainder not expressing a view, pollsters ORB said. Commenting on the reports […]

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