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  By Caron Lindsay | Wed 21st June 2017 – 11:04 pm The LibDem Press Office has issued a veritable storm of press releases in response to the Queen’s Speech today. Here’s a round-up of what our key figures said about their areas of expertise. Tim Farron looked at the whole speech and was unimpressed: “This slimmed […]

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Lib Dem Conference MARCH 19, 2017 – 12:45 PM Where will liberal pro-Europeans, a group that includes people, even MPs, from across Labour, Conservative, Green, Lib Dem and no party, end up at the next general election? Will they be split ineffectually across many parties, will they coalesce around a new party or will the […]

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Tim Farron Lib Dem leader and MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale CHRISTOPHER FURLONG VIA GETTY IMAGES This country’s housing market has long been broken, but it’s now spiralling out of control. Average house prices are almost seven times people’s incomes, and in places like London up to 12 times higher. Over 1.6million people are on […]

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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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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 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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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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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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  Dear Horsham District Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators I am writing in relation to the implementation of our Resolution Centre and would like to take this opportunity to update you on the next stage of this process. The Resolution Centre is a telephone and online based function that will provide transparent, accurate information and resolution at […]

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By Caron Lindsay | Tue 6th October 2015 – 4:21 pm The unpleasant rhetoric of Theresa May’s speech this morning has given every liberal what we Scots call “the dry boak” Her remarks were not measured, not reasonable and entirely designed to win over that small proportion of the population who are members of the Conservative […]

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