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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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Sarah Wollaston joins the Liberal Democrats

by Steve Beasant on 15 August, 2019

Meet our fourteenth Liberal Democrat MP – Dr Sarah Wollaston – and hear why she’s joined the party. The following article was written by Sarah Wollaston and published today on the Lib Dem Website. After very careful thought, I have come to the conclusion that I can best serve the interests of my constituents by […]

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Plans to charge EU citizens for use of the NHS have been circulated to hospital staff. It’s a flagrant breach of the PM’s pledge to protect their rights and the Liberal Democrats demand better. The following article was written by Sir Ed Davey MP, and published yesterday on the Lib Dem website. I can think […]

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Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has written to Cabinet Secretary Sir Mark Sedwill calling on him to block the appointment of Dominic Cummings as an Advisor to Boris Johnson on grounds of suitability. The letter cites that Cummings has previously been found in contempt of parliament for refusing to attend a Select Committee and highlights a track record […]

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Johnson’s immigration plan is completely meaningless

by Steve Beasant on 28 July, 2019

The UK had a points-based system, but it didn’t work and was scrapped 8 years ago. The following article was published on the Lib Dem Website on July 26 The likes of Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage like to talk about an ‘Australian-style’ immigration system because it sounds tough. But as with most things Johnson […]

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