Vince Cable: Labour is failing young people in Manchester on Brexit

Vince Cable has warned that young people in Manchester are being robbed of opportunities by the Government's push for a hard Brexit and that Labour is failing to stand up for them.

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Paddy Ashdown: Royal Marine cuts are playing fast and loose with the nation's defences

Commenting on the news the Royal Marines are going to be cut by 200 posts, ex-Royal Marine and former Liberal Democrat Leader Paddy Ashdown commented:

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Biggest rise in food prices in 3 years from Brexit squeeze

Food prices saw the biggest increase for three years in the year to March, figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed.

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Tim Farron: Urgent humanitarian help needed to protect civilians in Syria

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, has renewed his call for Theresa May to return from holiday to take charge of the worsening international crisis surrounding Syria, rather than leaving the accident-prone Boris Johnson to negotiate with allies he has previously insulted.

 

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Government must bring back sensible rules on term-time holidays

The Supreme Court has found in favour of a local authority that has fined a parent for taking his daughter on holiday during term-time.

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UK passports should allow 'X' as an alternative to 'male' or 'female'

UK passports should allow people to define themselves as "X" as an alternative to male or female, Stonewall have said today.

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Tim Farron welcomes EU funding to help UK's flood hit areas

Tim Farron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, has welcomed the news that the European Parliament will today approve the grant to the UK to repair damage caused by the floods in 2015.

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Labour fail to back Lib Dem bid to kill Tory restrictions to disability benefit

A Liberal Democrat motion designed to kill the Government's attempts to severely restrict disability benefits has been lost after Labour peers failed to support it.

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Liam Fox flies into Philippines to grovel to sinister president for Brexit trade deal

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox is visiting the Philippines and meeting with President Duterte, a person who compared the killings of suspected drug addicts to the Holocaust, said Obama should ‘go to hell’ and has admitted to personally murdering people.

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Shoppers feeling Brexit squeeze as supermarket prices rise 2.3%

The average UK household has lost £21.31 in the past three months as supermarket prices rise due to Brexit inflation, research by Kantar Worldpanel has found.

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