The NHS figures that will shock you (again)

• 38 Trusts facing serious pressure
• More beds closed due to Norovirus
• Cancelled operations up 15%
• 9 hospitals had no available beds on some days in February

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An open letter to Theresa May on child refugees

Tim Farron writes to Theresa May to secure renewed commitment to taking 3000 unaccompanied child refugees

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Government housing ambitions knocked down by Brexit

The Liberal Democrats have produced figures to show that government plans to boost house-building cannot be delivered because of a Brexit-driven labour crisis.

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'Affordable homes' for people on £80,000 shows Government is 'out of touch'

The Government has shown how "out of touch" it is by declaring today that those in need of affordable homes are on incomes of up to £80,000.

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Why travellers to Europe face higher mobile charges post-Brexit

UK tourists travelling to Europe could face mobile phone roaming charges post-Brexit.

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Revealed: Maternity services crisis with shortage of 3,500 midwives

Maternity services are “reaching crisis point” with a shortage of 3,500 midwives in the NHS in England, according to the Royal College of Midwives’ State of Maternity Services report.

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Commons Speaker John Bercow moves to block Donald Trump from addressing Parliament

Commons Speaker John Bercow has told MPs he is strongly opposed to allowing Donald Trump to address Parliament during his state visit.

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Revealed: Five black holes in the Government's Brexit White Paper

The Liberal Democrats have identified five black holes in the Government’s Brexit White Paper.

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As Brexit looms, the Liberal Democrats are now the true party of business

Among the many deeply worrying things about Theresa May’s Brexit strategy is that it showed more clearly an ever that the Conservative Party is no longer prepared to listen to business.  That is why it’s never been more important that the Liberal Democrats, as a party that knows we need a strong, sustainable, fair, free trading economy, listens to the concerns of those who create jobs and drive our economy. 

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Stunning Lib Dem victory in Labour heartland

The Liberal Democrats have pulled off a stunning victory in the previous Labour heartland of Rotherham, taking the seat from Jeremy Corbyn's party and receiving almost four times as many votes as Labour.

Local doctor Adam Carter came from fourth place last time to win 2,000 votes in Brinsworth and Catcliffe ward. Labour were second on just 519 votes in a five-way contest. It is believed to be the best win by any party since the ward was created, beating Labour’s huge 63.2% in 2011.

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