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Cable: 10,000 EU nationals have quit NHS since Brexit vote

9,832 EU nationals left the NHS between 30 June 2016 and 30 June 2017, figures published by NHS Digital today have revealed. This is an increase of 22% on the previous year, and up 42% on two years earlier.

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Tax break for employers who improve mental health

We need a bold new approach to improving mental health focused on prevention, including giving discounts to business rates for companies that take concrete steps to improve well-being in the workplace.

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IFS demolishes Boris Johnson's £350m lie

The IFS has demolished Boris Johnson's repeated claim that Brexit will lead to an £350m for the NHS.

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We must have employee representation on boards

At our conference today, the Liberal Democrats have agreed to a raft of new policies which will see stricter penalties for companies that break the law, as part of a series of measures to improve corporate governance.

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DExEU head Oliver Robbins finds an exit from Brexit

In surprising news today, the Head of the Deparment for Exiting the European Union, Oliver Robbins has quit to take up a new role after a series of disagreements with David Davis.

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We need a new strategy to beat terror

In the wake of the recent terrorist outrages it's clear that we need a bold change of strategy to defeat terrorism and counter violent extremism.

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The roll-out of the Universal Credit has been shambolic - it's time for it to be paused

According to charities, councils and housing associations, the rollout of the universal credit is a disaster in slow-motion.

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Tougher fire safety rules are needed to prevent another Grenfell

Fire safety has to be put at the forefront of new building regulations in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

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Not credible for Boris to stay in Govt after £350m NHS myth

In April 2016, I wrote to the UK Statistics Authority over the Vote Leave campaign's claim £350m a week is sent to the EU.

In his reply the Chair of the UK Statistics Authority, Sir Andrew Dilnot CBE, said that VoteLeave's use of the figure was "potentially misleading." 

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We are the only party offering an exit from Brexit

The effects of Brexit are already being felt.

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