Vince Cable launches new apprenticeship campaign

Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable has today launched a new campaign to encourage more young people to take up apprenticeships. 

The "Get In, Go Far" campaign is being supported by a number of employers across the country and coincides with the introduction of 40 new employer-designed apprenticeships in sectors including engineering, hospitality and the legal profession. 

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Conclusion of Lord Rennard disciplinary process

Responding to the conclusion of the disciplinary process against Lord Rennard, the Liberal Democrats have released the following statements: 

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Tim Farron writes: We have changed our rules and codes of conduct at every level

Following the conclusion of the disciplinary process against Lord Rennard, Liberal Democrat Party President Tim Farron has written the article below. 

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Driving down the deficit and repairing the economy

Figures released today by the Office of National Statistics show that inflation fell from 1.9% to 1.6% in July. The rate fell more than was forecast, with economists expecting it to fall to 1.8%. 

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Tackling homophobia on the football terraces

Liberal Democrat Minister Stephen Williams has called for homophobia on the football terraces to be met with the same zero tolerance as racism.

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Free access to national museums and galleries

Liberal Democrats would maintain free access to national museums and galleries under manifesto plans announced today. 

The party would ensure free entry and continue to make this a condition of government funding.

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Tackling child poverty

The Liberal Democrat manifesto will include a commitment to introduce new child poverty measures it has been announced today.

The manifesto will feature the three child poverty targets which were blocked by the Conservatives: reducing relative poverty, reducing gaps in life chances, and reducing entrenched poverty.

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Help for carers

Liberal Democrats would support carers with a package of measures designed to make their lives easier under manifesto plans.

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Record numbers off to University

A record number of students have been accepted into university this year, with over half a million expected to take up places despite results being slightly lower.

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Youth unemployment in Lynne Featherstone’s constituency halved

Liberal Democrat MP Lynne Featherstone has welcome news that youth unemployment in her constituency has halved since 2010.

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Tackling child poverty

The Lib Dem manifesto will feature the three child poverty targets which were blocked by the Conservatives.

Closing the gender pay gap

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Help for carers

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Mental health research should be the next big breakthrough

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