Protecting Civil Liberties

Civil liberties are the foundation of a free society in which you are able to fulfil your potential.

Liberal Democrats  in government are protecting your rights and restoring hard-won freedoms. That’s why we have:

Tick.jpgScrapped the expensive and unnecessary ID cards system proposed by Labour
Tick.jpgEnded the permanent storing DNA of innocent people
Tick.jpgStopped children being fingerprinted in schools without parental consent
Tick.jpgRestored the right to protest outside Parliament
Tick.jpgReformed the bureaucratic criminal record checks for ordinary people who want to volunteer
Tick.jpgBanned wheel-clamping on private land
Tick.jpgStopped the Conservatives from getting rid of the Human Rights Act

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Cutting your taxes by £905

The Budget has confirmed an extra tax cut for millions of workers, a key policy fought for and delivered by Liberal Democrats in government.

Jo Swinson writes: I’m proud to say we’ve finally got the Tories on board with gender pay gap measures

In the final days of this Government Lib Dems are still delivering our agenda against the odds, and against Conservative obstruction.

Kicking the mental health stigma out of sport

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is launching a new scheme to kick the mental health stigma out of sport.

Danny Alexander sets out a alternative economic plan for Britain

Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has set out the party's tax and spending plans for the next five years.