The rise of the so-called Islamic State in Syria and Iraq is one of the most serious and dangerous issues we have had to face since we came into Government. Whatever we call this organisation – IS, ISIL or Da’ish – we can’t ignore their brutal activity. The graphic and disturbing images of violence coming from Syria and Iraq show the barbaric way this extremist group has perverted the Muslim faith.
Deputy Prime Minister and Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg announced that he will be establishing and chairing a new Mental Health Taskforce, which will include Cabinet Ministers from across the coalition.Read more
Today, Liberal Democrat Minister for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey answered questions on the DECC Twitter about the impact of climate change and the actions that can be taken.
Take a look at the questions and answers here:
Yesterday, Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Teather’s bill to tackle retaliatory evictions was published, ahead of its second reading on Friday.
A new Populus survey reveals an appetite for action on climate change by the UK public.
It showed that 73% of people want world leaders to agree a global deal and 66% think action must happen now.Read more
Lib Dem MP Sarah Teather’s bill to tackle retaliatory evictions has today been published, ahead of its second reading on Friday.Read more
We are please to announce the election results for the Party Committee Elections 2014. The elected candidates (subject to any appeals) are as follows:Read more
Liberal Democrats have scooped two Green Ribbon Political Awards recognising their outstanding environmental achievements.Read more
Liberal Democrat International Development Minister Baroness Northover will today announce that Britain has joined global action and pledged £31m to help prevent millions of people dying from illnesses linked to cooking over coal, wood, dung or biomass stoves.Read more
Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey has today (20 November) announced that the UK government will invest up to £720m in the Green Climate fund to help poorer countries adapt to climate change and go low-carbon.Read more