Following the publication of a report by NHS England which outlines CEO Simon Steven’s five-year forward view on the health service, Liberal Democrat Care Minister Norman Lamb said:Read more
Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is launching a TechNorth, a new scheme to co-ordinate the existing digital technology expertise of Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Liverpool and Newcastle.
The government will be investing in an organisation that will promote TechNorth internationally to encourage global businesses to invest in the North.
TechNorth is born out of the Northern Futures project - in which Nick Clegg is asking people in the North what our Northern cities need to do in order to work together to compete globally and to boost their economic growth.Read more
The Earl of Oxford and Asquith is the newest hereditary peer to join the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords.
He takes up the seat of the late Liberal Democrat Lord Methuen.Read more
The UK's wind farms generated a record amount of power at the weekend, according to the National Grid.
On Saturday 18 October, wind farms generated 6,372 MW of power, the highest amount on National Grid records.Read more
Shocking NHS waiting times in Wales mean nearly 1,400 patients are waiting more than a year for treatment.
The figures obtained by Liberal Democrats show that 9 patients in the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board area, have been waiting over 2 years and still haven’t received their treatment.Read more
Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will launch the Workload Challenge and invite teachers from across the country to have their say on the causes of unnecessary workload.
Nick recently said that many teachers had been left feeling "browbeaten" and undervalued. He also expressed concern for the rising workloads face by teachers.Read more
At a UNHCR conference in Sharjah, UAE on October 16, Liberal Democrat International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone gave a speech entitled Investing in the Future: Protecting Refugee Children and Adolescents in the Middle East and North Africa.
In her speech, Lynne focussed on ensuring adequate protection for refugee girls, who are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence.Read more
Liberal Democrat MP and European Business Adviser Michael Moore has published a report calling for 'a new engagement' with the EU to give British businesses a stronger influence in Europe.Read more
Free school meals help boost learning, improve behaviour and save parents money.
In Channel 4's Political Slot, Vikki Slade, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Mid Dorset and North Poole visited Canford Heath Infant School to discuss how the new scheme is working.Read more
Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg will make a major speech this week, setting out new ways that the Government will help public sector workers to do their jobs, including support for blue light workers.Read more