One step closer to enshrining UK aid target in law

Liberal Democrats are one step closer to enshrining the UK aid target in law after winning a crucial vote in the House of Commons today.

In government Liberal Democrats made sure the UK met the UN's international aid target of 0.7%.

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Delivering greater powers to communities

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg, will today set out his vision for decentralisation and devolution for the North of England. 

Nick will speak at event hosted by IPPR North and follows the launch of the Northern Futures project.

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Tim Gordon writes: The Scottish Independence Referendum

Whenever I think about the United Kingdom splitting up something inside me breaks. I do not live in Scotland and so I have no vote in the referendum. But I am British and so have every right to a say.

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Nick Clegg's vision for the Northern Futures Project

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will speak today at an event hosted by IPPR North in Sheffield, where he will set out his vision for decentralisation and devolution for the North of England. 

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Doing What What Works to Cut Crime

At Autumn conference Liberal Democrats will debate the policy paper Doing What Works to Cut Crime.

The paper proposes evidence based policies that will cut crime and same money without needlessly compromising civil liberties.

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Protecting Public Services and Making them Work For You

At Autumn conference Liberal Democrats will debate  the policy paper Protecting Public Services and Making them Work For You.

The paper sets out Liberal Democrats’ vision for public services that are high quality, accessible to all and locally accountable and transparent. It explains how joined-up public services can be achieved by joint commissioning at a local level.

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Expanding Opportunity, Unlocking Potential

Liberal Democrats are proud of our vision for a free, free and open society. At Autumn Conference we will debate the policy motion Expanding Opportunity, Unlocking Potential.

This paper sets out our vision to continue our work in government in championing equalities.

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Age Ready Britain

Our ageing population is one of the biggest challenges Britain faces today. 

At Autumn Conference Liberal Democrats will debate the policy paper Age Ready Britain, which proposes a number of measures that will help make Britain age ready.

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Call Clegg 11 September

Watch as Nick Clegg takes your questions live on LBC for this week's Call Clegg. 

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Shake up of child maintenance to benefit 50,000 children

Changes to child maintenance rules are set to benefit up to 50,000 children.

Under changes to the system, single and separated parents who have previously received no maintenance from their former partner could start receiving payments. 

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