Steve Beasant

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Why I joined the Liberal Democrats… Sam Gyimah

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

Hear from our newest MP, Sam Gyimah, on why he has joined the Liberal Democrats Last week, I and twenty brave colleagues took the ultimate step of defying the Conservative whip to make crashing out on October 31st illegal. In an unprecedented move, Boris Johnson withdrew the whip from us all. I won’t be seeking […]

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Equal Marriage

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

We’ve just passed a motion in bringing in same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland and ending the spousal veto. Find out more! The following article was written by Christine Jardine and published today on the Lib Dem website. One of the crowning achievements of our time in the coalition was legalising same-sex marriage. This was a […]

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Wera Hobhouse’s conference speech!

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

Catch up on MP for Bath, Wera Hobhouse‘s speech at Autumn conference! Wera started by talked about everything we’ve achieved in just the time since the last conference. “Number of councillors UP Number of MEPs UP Number of MPs UP Membership UP Polling UP. Is there anything that can stop us now?” She then talked about the scale of the […]

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Sam Gyimah MP has just joined the Liberal Democrats!

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

Dear Steve, This evening, I had the pleasure of welcoming Sam Gyimah onto stage at Lib Dem conference, as our eighteenth member of Parliament. Sam Gyimah is a fantastic Remain campaigner. He was one of the 21 Conservative MPs that had the whip removed for helping us to stop no deal.  He is a man […]

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A fairer share for all – Tim Farron

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

We’ve just passed new policy to address the widening wealth gap at our Autumn Conference in Bournemouth. Read more here ➡ The following article was written by Tim Farron and published today on the Lib Dem website. I’m delighted that Motion F10: A Fairer Share for All has been passed by Conference. It commits the […]

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Continuing the fight for Gender Equality

by Steve Beasant on 14 September, 2019

Read all about the new motion we’ve just passed at Autumn Conference! The following article was written by Christine Jardine, and published today on the Lib Dem website. The suffragettes were fighting for women’s rights over 100 years ago. They recognised that women’s representation, having a voice, and having a vote were the keys to […]

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The Government gave into pressure from the Liberal Democrats and other opposition parties last night and released its no deal preparation documents – and they will shock you. To summarise: Last night, the Government posted its assessment papers of the impact a no-deal Brexit will have on our country. And it makes for pretty grim […]

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Luciana Berger joins the Liberal Democrats

by Steve Beasant on 5 September, 2019

Luciana Berger is the latest person to cross the floor and join the Liberal Democrats – find out why she chose to here. By Luciana Berger, Sep 05, 2019 11:09 This is a moment of national crisis. Leaving the Labour party after being a member for almost 20 years was one of the hardest decisions […]

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Phillip Lee: Why I joined the Liberal Democrats

by Steve Beasant on 5 September, 2019

The following article was written by Phillip Lee and published on Sep 03 on the Lib Dem Website. After a great deal of thought, I have reached the conclusion that it is not possible to serve my constituents’ and country’s best interests as a Conservative Member of Parliament. Over 27 years ago I joined the […]

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We can stop a no deal Brexit

by Steve Beasant on 15 August, 2019

I am determined to do whatever it takes to stop Brexit, and the Liberal Democrats will continue to lead the Remain cause, as the strongest, and most consistent party arguing that our best future is in the European Union. The following article was written by Jo Swinson and published today on the Lib Dem website. […]

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