Nick Clegg discusses TTIP

When asked about his views on TTIP during the Bite the Ballot Leaders' Live Debate, Nick Clegg said:

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Cameron wrong on support for wind farms

Prime Minister David Cameron has implied that people are fed up with onshore wind farms being built, despite the Government’s own research showing that a large majority of the public back them. 

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Unemployment falls again

Figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that unemployment has fallen again.

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Lib Dems to introduce discount bus passes for young people

Nick Clegg has said that all 16-21 year olds in England will get a 66% discount on bus travel.

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Nick Clegg holds first meeting of mental health taskforce

Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg chaired his first Mental Health Taskforce meeting this afternoon with Ministers from across the coalition.

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Post office service for pensioners and benefit claimants to be safeguarded

Liberal Democrat Pensions Minister Steve Webb has announced a signing of a new deal with Post Office Limited to ensure the Post Office Account, previously due to be withdrawn next year, remains available until at least 2022.

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Fair English votes for English laws

In the wake of the Scottish Referendum result and the Smith Commission process it is right that Government and all political parties should consider the implications for England, and indeed the rest of the United Kingdom. 

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Danny Alexander's letter to LGA heads

Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, has written to the Conservative and Labour LGA heads - Cllr Gary Porter and Cllr Jim McMahon on the issue of council tax.

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Baroness Suttie writes: All governments must act on tuberculosis threat

Like all 13 or 14 year olds of my generation in the UK I had my BCG vaccination while I was at High School. I remember that we all compared our scars for months afterwards. We believed at that time that TB - like smallpox - could be eradicated from our society.

TB, or consumption, was supposed to be an illness of poverty of times gone by. In Victorian Britain it was known as ‘the silent killer’ and as many as one in four deaths was attributable to TB. So high was the TB death rate, in fact, that TB has been estimated to have killed more people than any other infectious disease in human history.

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Tories would slash schools funding by a quarter

A Conservative majority Government would cut the education budget by more than a quarter – or £13.3bn a year – by 2020, Liberal Democrat analysis has found.

The analysis is based on the spending, tax and borrowing commitments made by David Cameron and George Osborne.

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5 million workers now automatically enrolled into a workplace pension

This marks a milestone halfway point of policy roll-out which will see around 10 million automatically enrolled by 2018.

Help us stamp out mental health stigma

Sign our petition to support us in stamping out the stigma surrounding mental health and improving treatment.

Primary school children improving in all subjects

The Pupil Premium, introduced by the Liberal Democrats, has helped to close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers.

EU agrees to step up the fight against wildlife crime

Following a campaign led by Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder, the EU's Environment Commissioner Karmenu Vella has agreed to step up the fight against wildlife crime.