The Chancellor has broken a Conservative manifesto pledge by introducing a tax on entrepreneurs and “white van man” with a rise in National Insurance payments that will cost them £93 by next year. Meanwhile cuts in corporation tax will still go ahead and wealthy pensioners will not being ask to pay a greater share.Read more
As health and social care services struggle increasingly with a lack of funding and increasing demand we wonder how much longer the Government can ignore this mounting?
In the last six months alone there have been more and more examples of the impacts of these cuts across the country…Read more
In an extremely rare move for the House of Lords the Liberal Democrats have tabled an amendment against the Brexit Bill at Third Reading.Read more
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The Lib Dem fight-back continued in the Potteries by-election, as UKIP failed to live up to its own hype in the Leave centre of Britain.Read more
Tim Farron's speech on Powering A New Economy: How a Clean Energy Revolution Means Britain Can Lead the World.Read more
A year ago the world had finally come to a consensus. People across the globe agreed there was a desperate need to tackle climate change. This was best symbolised by the Paris Agreement, an agreement to legally binding limits for global temperature rises by governments from the US, India, China and the EU.Read more
- Peers debate Article 50 bill paving way for start of Brexit
- Theresa May wants to invoke Article 50 - the formal two-year mechanism by which a state must leave the EU - by the end of March
- Peers will seek to guarantee the rights of EU citizens currently living in the UK and the role of Parliament in scrutinising the Brexit process
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Tens of thousands of deaths could be linked to cuts to health and social care, a new research paper by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and University of Oxford has found.Read more
Responding to Tony Blair's speech today on Brexit, Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron said:
"Tony Blair is right. The challenge now is to persuade people to change their mind and the Liberal Democrats are the only party offering them a chance to have their voice heard again.
"Blair's speech shows how badly Corbyn’s Labour has failed as an Opposition.
"Labour have waved the white flag and given Theresa May a blank cheque for a divisive, hard Brexit.
"So if you agree with Tony, join the Liberal Democrats - the real opposition to this Conservative Brexit Government."