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Jeremy Corbyn ruling out Single Market is betrayal of future generations

Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out membership of the Single Market, claiming on the Andrew Marr Show today that it is dependent on membership of the EU.

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Ambitious for our country; ambitious for our party - Vince Cable's Leadership Manifesto

Vince Cable, the new Leader of the Liberal DemocratsI want to lead the Liberal Democrats because I am ambitious about our future.

I believe we are the only party that can represent the millions of liberal-minded people alarmed by the direction this country is taking: people, whether they voted remain or...

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Swinson: BBC gender pay gap should be a wake-up call

Figures published today have shown that of the 108 people at the BBC who earn more than £150,000, just 34 are women.

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Wera Hobhouse MP's speech on Grenfell Tower fire

One month on from this tragedy, there is no less pain for the victims and their families, no less fear, and no less anger over the failings of the political system.

Wera Hobhouse MP

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OBR warns of £36bn Brexit hit to public finances

The Office for Budgetary Responsibility (OBR) has warned that even a small hit to productivity caused by Brexit could cause a £97bn hit to the UK economy in the long-term, reducing tax receipts by £36 billion.

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Jo Swinson's message for Pride 2017: Love Happens Here

Pride is a colourful, energetic celebration of freedom, love and acceptance. Each year I am amazed as thousands of people of all sexualities take to the streets in the name of freedom and equality.

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Social care safety paints ‘concerning picture’ - Lib Dems

"This paints an incredibly concerning picture of the state of social care services across the country and I fear this will only get worse as the Government repeatedly fail to address the fundamental challenges around finances and staffing in the sector.

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Govt u-turn on plans to axe school lunches is another ‘humiliation’ - Moran

“Theresa May was worried that she would go down in history as the lunch snatcher. Dropping these plans is just another humiliating climb down, in what seems to becoming a long list for the Prime Minister.

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Worrying rise in nurses leaving the profession

Commenting, Lib Dem health spokesperson and former health minister Norman Lamb said:

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Household savings fall to lowest rate in 50 years as Brexit starts to bite

It comes after figures yesterday showed household borrowing has continued to grow, with unsecured consumer credit increasing by £1.7bn in May.

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