Liberal Democrats to raise £1bn extra tax from banks

Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has announced details of a plan to raise an extra £1bn from a supplementary corporation tax charge applied to banks to help finish the job of eliminating the deficit.

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Liberal Democrats set out ambition to double the UK's production of renewable energy by 2020

Liberal Democrats have set out plans to double the UK's production of renewable electricity by 2020 and make Britain zero carbon by 2050. 

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Nick Clegg's Welsh Conference speech

Speaking at the Welsh Liberal Democrat Spring Conference in Cardiff, Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said that the Welsh NHS could benefit from up to £450m extra under his party’s plans.

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One step closer to enshrining international aid spending in law

Liberal Democrat Peer Jeremy Purvis has today welcomed the successful progress though the House of Lords of the Lib Dem Bill to enshrine the UK’s aid spending target in law.

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Labour's tuition fee plans will only help wealthy graduates

Labour's plan to cap maximum tuition fees to £6,000 is deeply regressive. Under their plans only the wealthiest graduates would benefit.

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Nick Clegg comments on Conservatives record on immigration

Commenting on the Conservatives record on immigration, Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said:

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Pension saving at a record high

Figures released by the Office for National Statistics show the highest level of pension saving since records began in 1997.

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Ed Davey writes: Green energy auction paves way for 27 new renewables projects and thousands of green jobs across the UK

This morning I announced the results of the first auction for green energy generation. The results are impressive – more clean energy at lower costs.

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Boosting support for veterans in Colchester with £500,000

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced an extra £500,000 to provide support for veterans in Colchester. 

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World-leading auctions to provide major green electricity boost

Liberal Democrat Minister for Energy & Climate Change Ed Davey has announced plans for 27 renewable electricity projects which together could power 1.4 million homes, comparable to the number of households in Wales.

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Labour's tuition fee plans will only help wealthy graduates

Labour's plan to cap maximum tuition fees to £6,000 is deeply regressive. Under their plans only the wealthiest graduates would benefit.

Extending free childcare to help give children the best start in life

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has set out the Liberal Democrat vision for a world-class early years education system.

Help us end FGM

Back our campaign to end FGM within a generation.

Celebrating the creation of two million apprenticeships

Liberal Democrats in government are proud to have delivered more than two million apprenticeships in this Parliament.