Tories strike huge blow to green industry

In a huge blow to Britain's Green industry, the Conservatives have announced they will end all Government funding to the Green Deal - a programme set up by the Liberal Democrats in Coalition that helps people make their homes more energy efficient. 

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Tim Farron savages Labour & Tories over Welfare Bill

Tim Farron savages Labour and Tories over Welfare Bill in maiden speech as leader.

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Tim Farron writes to Harriet Harman on the Welfare Bill

Today Tim Farron has written to Harriet Harman, calling on Labour to stand with the Liberal Democrats in opposing Tory welfare cuts.

His letter comes a day after 184 Labour MPs abstained on the Government's Welfare Bill, which includes £12bn worth of ideological cuts, which the Liberal Democrats opposed in Coalition, and continue to oppose now. A copy of Tim's letter is below.

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Tim Farron: Lib Dems will oppose Welfare Bill

Newly-elected leader Tim Farron has confirmed that the Liberal Democrats will vote against the Government's Welfare Bill. 

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Eid-ul-Fitr 2015: A message from the Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat Party President Sal Brinton sends greetings to Muslims everywhere at Eid-ul-Fitr.

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Three by election wins great news for #LibDemFightback

Three by elections victories - one hold and two gains from both Labour and Conservatives - are an encouraging boost for the #LibDemFightback.

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Tim Farron elected as Leader of the Liberal Democrats

We are delighted to announce that Tim Farron has been elected as Leader of the Liberal Democrats.

In an all-member ballot for the leadership, 56% of members voted with the result revealed this afternoon. 

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Leadership Election Update

Today the votes will are being counted in the Lib Dem leadership election. We expect to announce the result on Twitter and Facebook at around 5pm, but you won't see any updates whilst the count is in progress. 

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Lib Dems set to defeat David Cameron on ‘Votes at 16’

Liberal Democrats could pave the way for 16-year-olds to vote in local council elections as David Cameron is expected to face a further defeat in the House of Lords on Wednesday.

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Government changes will encourage cycle of poverty warns Mike German

Mike German will today demand a halt to controversial changes to housing benefit that could see more people pushed towards food banks and payday loans and could increase homelessness.

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Tim Farron writes to Harriet Harman on the Welfare Bill

Today Tim Farron has written to Harriet Harman, calling on Labour to stand with the Liberal Democrats in opposing Tory welfare cuts

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