Tim Farron responds to PM's "migrant swarm" comment

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has responded to the Prime Minister's remarks on the Calais migrant crisis. David Cameron said today that the UK will not become a "safe haven" for a "swarm of people coming across the Mediterranean".

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New Lib Dem spokespeople announced

Tim Farron has set about ending the Liberal Democrats’ lack diversity at the top of the party – by naming the most diverse shadow cabinet team in the party’s history to lead the party's fightback.

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Lord Sewel shows system is rotten to the core

Politicians from across the political spectrum should seize the opportunity to overhaul the House of Lords once and for all, Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has said.

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Tories strike huge blow to green industry

In a huge blow to Britain's Green industry, the Conservatives have announced they will end all Government funding to the Green Deal - a programme set up by the Liberal Democrats in Coalition that helps people make their homes more energy efficient. 

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Tim Farron savages Labour & Tories over Welfare Bill

Tim Farron savages Labour and Tories over Welfare Bill in maiden speech as leader.

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Tim Farron writes to Harriet Harman on the Welfare Bill

Today Tim Farron has written to Harriet Harman, calling on Labour to stand with the Liberal Democrats in opposing Tory welfare cuts.

His letter comes a day after 184 Labour MPs abstained on the Government's Welfare Bill, which includes £12bn worth of ideological cuts, which the Liberal Democrats opposed in Coalition, and continue to oppose now. A copy of Tim's letter is below.

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Tim Farron: Lib Dems will oppose Welfare Bill

Newly-elected leader Tim Farron has confirmed that the Liberal Democrats will vote against the Government's Welfare Bill. 

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Eid-ul-Fitr 2015: A message from the Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat Party President Sal Brinton sends greetings to Muslims everywhere at Eid-ul-Fitr.

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Three by election wins great news for #LibDemFightback

Three by elections victories - one hold and two gains from both Labour and Conservatives - are an encouraging boost for the #LibDemFightback.

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Tim Farron elected as Leader of the Liberal Democrats

We are delighted to announce that Tim Farron has been elected as Leader of the Liberal Democrats.

In an all-member ballot for the leadership, 56% of members voted with the result revealed this afternoon. 

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Lord Sewel shows system is rotten to the core

Politicians from across the political spectrum should seize the opportunity to overhaul the House of Lords once and for all.

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Leader's Rally

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Tim Farron writes to Harriet Harman on the Welfare Bill

Today Tim Farron has written to Harriet Harman, calling on Labour to stand with the Liberal Democrats in opposing Tory welfare cuts

 

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