Before I was elected, I worked at Unicef and I saw there the ability of organisations, businesses and governments to do good in the world.
Watch Danny Alexander speaking to Lib Dem Spring Conference.
This morning at the York conference we pioneered a new form of policy engagement. Following an open bidding process, five groups were given the opportunity to ‘pitch’ policy ideas to a Liberal Democrat panel in a ‘Dragon’s Den’ style event.Read more
Liberal Democrats today passed the policy motion, A Better More Sustainable future for British pubs.
Liberal Democrats want to empower local communities to save pubs from closing against their wishes by giving them the right to buy local pubs that are up for sale at a fair market price.
Liberal Democrats today passed the policy motion, Reform of Planning.
This policy motion confirms the party’s support for the measures outlined in the policy paper from 2012, Decent Homes For All, in particular the goal of delivering 300,000 new homes per year to meet the projected need for homes, and resolves to further reform the planning system to make this sustainable.
Holding the position of Chief Secretary to the Treasury through the difficulties of the last 3 and a half years has been a great privilege and an enormous challenge.After the huge task of tackling the deficit, after all the criticism from our opponents, after the headwinds from the Eurozone and the United States.
Employment is rising.
Today Danny Alexander, the Lib Dem Treasury Secretary, will deliver his speech today at the Lib Dem Spring Conference in York.
In it, he will call on the Tories to agree to Lib Dem plans for a £100 tax cut at the next budget on 19th March.Read more
Liberal Democrats today passed the policy motion, Making Migration Work for Britain.
This motion replaces previous policy on migration and is based on the following key principles: