Lib Dems call for debate on government’s handling of refugee crisis

Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Tom Brake have called for an urgent debate in Parliament about the refugee crisis and the UK response.

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Cameron and May should stop playing politics over humanitarian crisis

Tim Farron has urged the Government to stop playing politics over the humanitarian crisis impacting on Europe and offer help to desperate refugees. 

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New Lib Dem peers announced

Tim Farron has welcomed the appointment of new Liberal Democrat Peers to the House of Lords and their commitment to fight for reform of the second chamber.

All of the newly-nominated Lib Dem Peers have confirmed that they have joined the House of Lords with the intention of abolishing appointments and introducing elections at the earliest opportunity.

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Tim Farron urges Theresa May to address the Humanitarian Crisis in Calais

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has written to Theresa May to urge her to address the humanitarian crisis in Calais at her upcoming meeting with French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.

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Tim Farron reveals his priorities as new Liberal Democrat leader

New Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has today launched his seven campaigning priorities for Parliament.

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Tim Farron: Government ignoring Calais humanitarian crisis

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron visited the Jules Ferry refugee camp in Calais yesterday (Tuesday 4 August) to learn about the humanitarian work of the UNHCR and Medicins du Monde.

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Farron contrasts Obama's clean energy plans with Cameron's

As President Obama's announcement of a clean power plan was hailed as the strongest action on climate change by a US president, Tim Farron has found the Conservatives' plans regressive.

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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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Autumn Conference

Bournemouth 19-23 September 2015

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Tim Farron reveals his priorities as new Liberal Democrat leader

New Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has today launched his seven campaigning priorities for Parliament.

 

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