Deal reached to end roaming charges in EU by 2017

A political deal was reached in Brussels last night to scrap mobile roaming fees in the EU by 2017, following almost two years of negotiations.

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Nick Clegg: Live on LBC

Watch as Nick Clegg gives his first interview live on LBC.

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Liberal Democrat response to Conservative plans to change child poverty target

Reacting to the Conservatives' plans to change the child poverty target, Baroness Pinnock, Lib Dem Children’s spokesperson in the House of Lords, said:

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Making progress in Tower Hamlets

Elaine Bagshaw and Chris Walts write about their campaigns and experiences in the recent Tower Hamlets Mayoral Election.

 

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Sal Brinton's message for Ramadan 2015

Liberal Democrat Party President Sal Brinton has recorded the following message for Ramadan 2015.

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Tories doomed to failure on drugs laws

Liberal Democrats have attacked the blinkered Tory approach to drugs policy as they tabled a series of amendments to the Psychoactive Substances Bill in the House of Lords.

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Conference first timer?

What is Conference?

Liberal Democrat Conference is a twice-yearly event where members gather to put forward, debate and vote on the Party’s national policies. There are keynote speeches from the Leader, MPs and other senior figures, and Party committees present their annual reports to the membership. Beyond the main Conference hall, there’s a wide range of training on campaigning, fundraising, recruitment, plus advice sessions for those interested in being candidates for councils and Parliament. At lunchtimes and in the evenings there are plenty of fringe meetings with a chance to discuss ideas with speakers from party groups and national organisations. There are receptions, a disco, and even a singalong night, and there’s always a large crowd in the Conference bar at the end of the day.

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Liberal Democrats warn that 2 million people could lose the right to vote

The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to rule out scrapping safeguards that could lead to two million people falling off the electoral roll.

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EU leads largest ever international operation against wildlife crime

Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder has congratulated Europol and law enforcement agencies across the EU for conducting the biggest ever international operation against the illegal wildlife trade.

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Conservative wind farm plans are a threat to our environment

Following reports that the Conservatives will cut wind farm subsidies earlier than planned, Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change spokesperson Lord Purvis said:

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Making progress in Tower Hamlets

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Extreme views are best defeated by free speech

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