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Former Leader of the Lib Dems Tim Farron used last week’s Prime Minister’s Questions session to call for the establishment of a new cross-party group to bring forward a new deal to fix Britain’s social care system. Speaking on the floor of the House of Commons, Tim said: “This logjammed and underworked Parliament could become one […]

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Layla Moran used an Oral Question to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) recently to press for cross-departmental working to ensure that primary school children learn about climate change as part of the national curriculum. Moran highlighted a letter sent by a nine-year old at West Oxford Community Primary School to make […]

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Equality for LGBT+ people has come a long way in the 50 years since the Stonewall riots – but we still have a way to go. 🏳‍🌈 The following article was written by Layla Moran and published on Jun 14 on the Lib Dem Website. This month is Pride month. This year, June is also […]

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A record-breaking few months – Lib Dems

by Steve Beasant on 14 June, 2019

Our best ever locals elections, our best ever European elections and our highest ever party membership 🎉 We’ve had an exceptional two months, winning elections, breaking records and growing our movement. Get the low down here: Local Elections We saw our party’s best ever local election results, taking control of twelve councils and winning 706 […]

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Demand better for unpaid carers

by Steve Beasant on 14 June, 2019

As Carer’s Week draws to a close, President of the Liberal Democrats Sal Brinton looks ahead to how we can help unpaid carers In the UK currently seven million people are carers. That is one in ten people and the figure is only rising as demographics change and people live longer with more disabilities and illnesses. […]

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The following article was written by the Lib Dem spokesperson for Environment and Climate Change, Wera Hobhouse and published on June 11th on the PoliticsHome Website. This weekend for World Ocean’s Day we saw people around the world not only celebrating our oceans and marine wildlife, but talking about how important it is we protect […]

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Chuka Umunna: Why I joined the Liberal Democrats

by Steve Beasant on 14 June, 2019

New Liberal Democrat MP Chuka Umuna reveals why he has joined. I went into politics to put something back into the community I am from and to take our country in a progressive direction. My progressive values lead me to strive to work for a fair and open Britain, which has a strong, mixed market economy, […]

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Chuka Umunna joins the Liberal Democrats

by Steve Beasant on 14 June, 2019

The following article was written by Vince Cable and published yesterday on the Lib Dem Website. Leaving a political party is never an easy decision – nor one that one makes lightly. I know that from my own experience nearly 40 years ago! Tonight, Chuka Umunna announced that he has joined the Liberal Democrats. And […]

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Record numbers of people are joining the biggest, strongest Remain party – the Liberal Democrats 🎉 105,480. That’s how many people had joined the Liberal Democrats as of midnight last night. That makes it official – our party is the biggest it’s ever been! First of all welcome to our new members – you’ve joined Britain’s biggest […]

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🚨 SURGE ALERT 🚨 – 17,000 new members!

by Steve Beasant on 7 June, 2019

Today is your last chance to join the biggest, strongest Remain party if you want a vote in our leadership election. Come and have your say on the future of our party from just £1. Wow – 17,000 new people have joined the Liberal Democrats since the start of May! The Count got a little distressed […]

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