Steve Beasant

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

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We need to talk about homelessness – Wera Hobhouse

by Steve Beasant on 28 November, 2018

While Theresa May has been busy botching Brexit, she’s let her party wreak a homelessness crisis in our capital. The following article was written by Wera Hobhouse and published on Nov 23 on the Lib Dem Website. The latest report from Shelter has revealed that 1 in 52 people living in the capital are homeless. That’s thousands […]

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We need bold action on climate change – Ed Davey

by Steve Beasant on 28 November, 2018

We need a Government that puts climate change at the heart of decision making, not one that relegates it to a small sub-office of a minor department. The following article was written by Sir Ed Davey MP and published on Nov 26 on the Lib Dem Website. Climate change isn’t just an environmental problem, it’s […]

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Lib Dems demand more police to tackle violence epidemic

by Steve Beasant on 2 November, 2018

We need to tackle the root causes of this epidemic to stop it spreading in our communities. The following article was written by Edward Davey and published today on the Lib Dem Website. It is heart-breaking that the epidemic of violent crime is claiming the lives of so many children. A senior police office has […]

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Lib Dems call for Women’s Equality Day

by Steve Beasant on 2 November, 2018

Liberal Democrat MPs Layla Moran and Stephen Lloyd are calling on the Government to create a ‘Women’s Equality Day’ to fall on the Spring Bank Holiday. 2018 marks the centenary of the extension of suffrage to some women and the 90th anniversary of universal suffrage. To mark this, Stephen Lloyd challenged female pupils from Willingdon […]

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Home Office not fit for purpose

by Steve Beasant on 2 November, 2018

Responding to Sir Alex Allan’s review of Amber Rudd’s appearance before the Home Affairs Select Committee in April, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesperson Ed Davey said: “From the Windrush scandal to illegal demands for DNA to this week’s total mess over the rights of EU citizens, the message of the last year is clear: the […]

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Cost of Brexit spiralling out of control

by Steve Beasant on 2 November, 2018

Responding to the Government’s admission that Operation Brock will now cost £30 million, £10 million more than was previously stated, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Brexit, Tom Brake MP said: “The cost of Brexit is continuing to spiral out of control. The Conservative Government’s plan to turn Kent into a car park, Operation Brock, is now […]

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These machines are a blight on our society and damaging to vulnerable people. The following article was written by Christine Jardine and published yesterday on the Lib Dem Website. The delay in implementing a planned and much needed reduction in the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals is completely unacceptable. These machines are a blight on our […]

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It is beyond belief that the Labour leadership decided not to oppose the Government on this. The following article was written by Vince Cable and published on the Lib Dem Website on Nov 01. Tonight the Liberal Democrats voted against the Government’s indefensible tax cuts for higher earners. Despite the best efforts of their whips, 20 […]

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The Government’s chaotic approach to Brexit risks a repeat of the Windrush scandal for EU citizens. Conservative Ministers must end this uncertainty. The following article was written by Edward Davey and published on Oct 30 on the Lib Dem Website. In an appearance before the Home Affairs Select Committee this afternoon, the Immigration Minister made the […]

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Lib Dems fight expansion of Snoopers Charter

by Steve Beasant on 2 November, 2018

We oppose these new government regulations that are yet another erosion of people’s civil liberties. The following article was written by Lord Paddick and published on the Lib Dem Website. New regulations proposed by the Government would be yet another erosion of people’s civil liberties. The House of Lords cannot stop or amend the regulations, but […]

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