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Archive for the ‘Young People’ Category

Liberal Democrat peers have laid down 20 of the 51 Private Members’ Bills in the Ballot following the Queen’s Speech. On Monday Olly Grender will introduce her Bill on renters’ rights and Judith Jolly will introduce a Bill on registering arms brokers. Further Liberal Democrat Bills have been highlighted by Lib Dem Voice including Anthony Lester’s Bill […]

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By Caron Lindsay | Wed 11th May 2016 – 9:41 pm I’m about as pro EU as it’s possible to get and even I have been dismayed by the constant barrage of negativity coming from Britain Stronger in Europe. People might actually want to follow the Scottish version which so far has got it right. […]

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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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Rebuilding the Housing Bill

by derekdeedman on 28 March, 2016

After 9 long days in Committee the Housing Bill will now enter Report after Easter. Peers will vote to make considerable changes to a Bill, which in its current state, will only exacerbate the current housing crisis. The Liberal Democrats have spoken on a number of controversies in the Bill as it crawls through the […]

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Many people are already getting tired of listening to the Conservatives bickering with each other over Europe and resorting to scare tactics to make their case. So it’s vital we fight a positive, patriotic campaign that is based on hope not fear. There is so much we have achieved already in Europe. Together we have […]

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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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Tim Farron’s new year message

by derekdeedman on 2 January, 2016

January 1, 2016 – 12:05 am Here is the new year message for 2016 from Lib Dem leader Tim Farron: The New Year is a time to look forward and it is as important for us as a party to set ourselves new goals and ambitions as it is as individuals. I am determined that […]

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By Paul Tyler | Tue 15th December 2015 – 5:04 pm As soon as it was known that 16 and 17 year old would have a say in the referendum on Scottish independence, I tabled a Bill in the Lords for a comprehensive change in the franchise. I have long believed that there is a strong case […]

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Spending Revue Reviewed ‘You make your own luck,’ goes the saying. In which case, and only in this respect, George Osborne truly has started a “march of the makers” because he’s one hell of a lucky Chancellor. Had the independent Office for Budget Responsibility not lavished on him a £27 billion fiscal (and notional) windfall, […]

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I have always believed Britain should lower its voting age, giving 16 and 17 year-olds the vote. When we vote to decide whether to remain in the EU or not, I believe young people, those most affected by the outcome, should have a say in their own future. In speaking to representatives from youth forums, […]

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