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Breaking News – Southern Rail

by derekdeedman on 21 July, 2017

By Stephen Lloyd – Lib Dem MP for Eastbourne Yesterday I emailed Derek Deedman and others about the meeting I held in Parliament between myself and the bosses of the two unions involved in the Southern Rail dispute. At that meeting they confirmed to me they would call off planned strike action, set for early August, if […]

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By Alistair Carmichael MP | Wed 5th July 2017 – 1:15 pm A couple of weeks ago I was due to meet with one of my counterparts in the Conservative whips office. These meetings are routine and are not normally the subject of comment.  This particular meeting was intended to deal with allocation of offices between the […]

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The following is a sample from the weekly EU Insider Briefing sent to full European Movement UK members every Monday. Please consider joining us to receive the full briefing and help support our work. The European Movement UK, founded in 1949, provides a voice for those who believe the UK’s interests are best served from inside the […]

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By Caron Lindsay | Sat 1st July 2017 – 4:35 pm Vince Cable is likely to be the sole nominee for the leadership of the Liberal Democrats. It is good to see, though, that he’s behaving like he is in a contest. He’s aware of what’s on the minds of members and activists  and responds accordingly. People had raised […]

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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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Voters in Arundel & South Downs may see this comment as being negative, but in the General Elections I represented the Lib Dems in this constituency (2001, 2005, 2010)  I increased my share of the vote at each election, but highest vote I achieved was 28% in 2010. The Labour candidate at that time was […]

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County Council Election Day – Today, 4 May

by derekdeedman on 4 May, 2017

If yoy are a voter living in Ashurst, Bramber, Steyning, Upper Beeding or Woodmancote don’t forget to vote for Ross Wellby – Liberal Democrat candidate for Bramber Castle. NO ONE ElSE CAN BEAT THE TORY! Ross has fought a strong campaign with many residents meeting him as he delivered at least one of the several […]

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Six tests on Brexit Labour have already failed

by derekdeedman on 28 March, 2017

By Liberal Democrats Mar 27, 2017 2:03 The Liberal Democrats have highlighted six tests that the Labour party have already failed on Brexit, in response to Keir Starmer’s speech today. These include failing to oppose the Government’s hard Brexit plans, stand up for Britain’s membership of the Single Market or give the British people the […]

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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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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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