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Chris Huhne: Renewables bring £2.5bn boost to economy

Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne today revealed more evidence of the economic benefits of renewable energy as he reaffirmed the Coalition’s commitment to meeting EU renewable energy targets. This came as the UK published an update on progress to source 15% of all energy from renewable sources by 2020.

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Liberal Democrats step up calls for National Defence Medal

Liberal Democrats have stepped up calls for a National Defence Medal to be available for all veterans who have served in the Armed Forces.

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Nick Clegg: I wish you all a very happy New Year

This time last year I spoke about how the most important job for Liberal Democrats was dealing with the economic problems we inherited. 12 months on, that task remains the number one priority for our party and the Coalition.

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Nick Clegg's speech to Liberal Democrat Conference

Speaking at Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference today [Wednesday], Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said:

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Stephen Williams: Special treatment for big corporations is simply unacceptable

Commenting on the report into tax settlements negotiated by HMRC, Co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Treasury Committee, Stephen Williams said:

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Deputy Prime Minister speech to Demos and the Open Society Foundation

The Deputy Prime Minister delivered a speech at Westminster Methodist Central Hall this morning.

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Stephen Williams: Coalition has acted swiftly and decisively to regulate the banks

Commenting on the Coalition Government’s announcement that it will accept the recommendations of the Vickers report into banking, including separating retail and casino banking, Co-chair of the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Treasury Committee, Stephen Williams said:

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Lynne Featherstone: Faiths now able to celebrate civil partnerships

Commenting on the debate in the House of Lords on allowing civil partnerships to take place in places of religious worship, Liberal Democrat Equalities Minister, Lynne Featherstone said:

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Menzies Campbell: Consequences of Iraq invasion must not be forgotten

Commenting on the end of US military operations in Iraq, Former Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Sir Menzies Campbell said:

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European Parliament Seat: Vice-Presidential candidates call on Schulz to show his hand

Alexander Alvaro and Edward McMillan-Scott - who have just been confirmed as official liberal group candidates for Vice-President of the European Parliament and who co-chair the new Single Seat campaign - have called on Martin Schulz, the leading candidate for President of the European Parliament, to show his hand on the controversial Brussels-Strasbourg issue before the January 17 vote. Schulz...

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