Steve Beasant

Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Great Grimsby and Councillor for the East Marsh Learn more

What kind of world are we giving to our children?

by Steve Beasant on 21 April, 2019

Jo Swinson talks to Ad Lib about why she’s fighting for a better world for the next generation. When my son Gabriel was born, I didn’t imagine that he’d have quite such an active political career before his first birthday. But now he’s experienced one anti-Trump march, two People’s Vote marches, one debate in the […]

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Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has today called on the UK Government to recognises Palestine following the Israeli election. Ms Moran, the first MP of Palestinian decent, previously introduced the Palestinian Statehood (Recognition) Bill which would require the UK Government to recognise the State of Palestine within 3 months of the Bill being passed. It […]

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UK Government must speak out on the death penalty

by Steve Beasant on 10 April, 2019

Responding to the publishing of Amnesty International’s annual death penalty report, Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said: “The UK opposes the death penalty in all circumstances as a matter of principle. As long as our allies far and wide continue to execute people, it shows opposing it is simply not enough. “The Conservative Government must do […]

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Responding to the warning from the IMF that a no-deal Brexit could plunge the UK into a two-year recession, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable said:  “The IMF’s warning that leaving the EU without a deal would cause a two-year recession should put to bed Brexiter fantasies about WTO rules and a “managed no-deal […]

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We’re demanding better for Britain with these progressive policies the Government don’t want you to know about. The following article was written by Christine Jardine and published on the Lib Dem Website. Many of these private members’ bills simply fell off the parliamentary order paper this week – the Tory government failed to give us […]

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Today the Liberal Democrats tabled a fatal motion to the REACH Statutory Instrument in the House of Lords. For the past 11 years, chemical use in the UK has been regulated through REACH, the EU’s chemical regime. This statutory instrument puts into legislation how chemical regulation will be administered in the case of a no-deal […]

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Ahead of the House of Commons debating the Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill, the Government have said they will accept the changes made by Liberal Democrat Peers as part of a cross-party effort in the House of Lords. The two cross-party amendments which restricted the application of the Bill to the EEA and Switzerland and also restricted the […]

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Become a Lib Dem supporter?

by Steve Beasant on 22 March, 2019

Here’s why you need to become a supporter of the Liberal Democrats The following article was written by Sir Ed Davey MP and published on the Lib Dem Website. The Liberal Democrats are changing. Politics is utterly broken right now. Labour and the Conservatives are being dragged to the ideological extremes, leaving millions feeling powerless and […]

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This should be a national scandal

by Steve Beasant on 22 March, 2019

More primary schools in Birmingham have cut their LGBT+ relationships education The following article was written by Lorely Burt and published yesterday on the Lib Dem Website. In the news this week, it was announced that an increasing number of schools across Birmingham have stopped their LGBT+ relationship education directly as a result of protesting […]

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Let’s act on knife crime

by Steve Beasant on 22 March, 2019

The Liberal Democrats are making a new commitment to fighting knife crime. Sir Ed Davey MP talks about the new policy. The following article was written by Sir Ed Davey MP and published on the Lib Dem Website. No parent should have to bury their child. It’s crushing to see it happening so much in […]

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