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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Lord Sewel shows system is rotten to the core

Politicians from across the political spectrum should seize the opportunity to overhaul the House of Lords once and for all.

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Leader's Rally

Watch Tim Farron, the newly elected leader of the Liberal Democrats, hold his first rally to party activists

Tim Farron writes to Harriet Harman on the Welfare Bill

Today Tim Farron has written to Harriet Harman, calling on Labour to stand with the Liberal Democrats in opposing Tory welfare cuts

 

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