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15th February 2017 The House of Lords may be in no mood to threaten the bill as a whole; but the chance of amendment is strong, says Liberal Democrat peer, Lord Teverson. The upper house has been threatened will dissolution if it doesn’t deliver the Prime Minister’s preferred version of Brexit says Lord Teverson Credit: […]

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It’s official. In a speech on Tuesday, Theresa May will announce she’s pushing for a Hard Brexit, that includes the UK leaving the single market. That will be a disaster for jobs, for businesses and for our economy – and we cannot let it happen. Can you help us fight back against a hard Brexit […]

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By Katharine Pindar  in Liberal Democrat Voice, Mon 5th December 2016 – 1:11 pm “More than 2000 years ago, so the story goes, angels sang ‘Goodwill towards all mankind.’ It’s a sentiment that Liberal Democrats can generally support. The point I want to suggest, however, is that the British people feel an increasing goodwill towards us, […]

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A Liberal Britain is a country where…

by derekdeedman on 21 October, 2016

October 20, 2016 – 6:41 pm Mark Pack refers to the excellent grassroots initiative, Your Liberal Britain, which aims to better explain what the Liberal Democrats stand for by drawing together the best ideas from across the party’s membership. It’s latest consultation has just finished, and the full results have now been published. Here is […]

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July 20, 2016 – 12:01 am When Tim Farron first put together his Shadow Cabinet team, Nick Clegg turned down the offer of a post, judging – rightly – that it was better to give a new party leader more space to build up their own profile first. Now, however, Clegg is returning as a […]

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JUNE 27, 2016 – 8:01 PM “Lib Dems are the voice of those who see a positive future in Europe” – so writes Tm Farron for The Independent continuing his unapologetically pro-European line in the light of the referendum result: The look of wide-eyed, guilty panic in the eyes of Boris Johnson and Michael Gove on Friday morning hinted at what […]

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By Suzanne Fletcher | Tue 19th April 2016 – 10:24 am The Immigration Bill returns to the House of Commons on Monday, April 25th. Some very important amendments will be coming from significant wins in the House of Lords, when it was debated there. ALL MPs need to be lobbied and told how important it […]

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By Baroness Cathy Bakewell | Tue 12th April 2016 – 12:34 pm “A few weeks ago I wrote on Lib Dem Voice about the full throttle attack that Lib Dems in the Lords are undertaking on the Housing and Planning Bill – one of the shoddiest pieces of legislation put before Parliament for well over […]

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Liberal Democrat peers have voted to delay devastating Government cuts to disabled support funding. The Government’s plans would have seen some disabled people deemed unfit for work lose £30 a week. Liberal Democrats voted for the publication of a report estimating the impact of the planned cuts on the physical and mental health; financial situation; […]

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By Baroness Kath Pinnock | Thu 4th February 2016 – 5:55 pm Who is going to look after the children? One of the biggest worries for working parents is finding high quality and affordable childcare. It is also one of the biggest barriers, especially for women, to getting back into work. So, when the chance came to […]

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