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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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By The Voice | Wed 27th May 2015 – 6:34 pm The Liberal Democrats worked hard to ensure that the coalition government’s agenda had a clear thread of liberalism running through it – from the priority we gave to mental health and the green agenda, to creating the pupil premium and protecting our civil liberties. So it is dispiriting – […]

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Newspapers from across the political divide are united in their belief Liberal Democrats have been a force for good in government. In their editorials, national titles recognise the Liberal Democrats achievements in government and the stability the party has brought to the country in the last five years. The newspapers also acknowledge that in the […]

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Liberal Democrats have announced plans for a new Help to Rent scheme to support young workers move out of their family home and into a rented property. Research shows that around two million young working adults still live with their parents despite being in paid work. Rising rental costs mean that many young workers can’t […]

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Labour’s non dom tax plans Labour had thirteen years in government to make rich non-doms pay their fair share, yet failed spectacularly to do anything about it. Non-dom numbers exploded under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, more than doubling when Ed Miliband was an adviser in the Treasury. It’s clear that non-dom status is open […]

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A qualified Architect, Shweta has been a leading Councillor on Elmbridge Borough Council in east Surrey since 2000. She has chaired a Planning Committee for many years and worked on all aspects of Council Planning Policy. She is the Council’s Historic Environment and Design Champion since 2006 and was for many years a Council nominated […]

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Good things Nick Clegg has done

by derekdeedman on 8 January, 2015

By Caron Lindsay | Wed 7th January 2015 – 7:48 am It was Nick Clegg’s 48th birthday yesterday and we at Liberal Democrat Voice obviously wish him a happy day and successful year ahead. I thought it might be a good idea (with a little help from LDV colleagues) to take a look at some […]

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Primary school children improving in all subjects

by derekdeedman on 11 December, 2014

POSTED BY THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS ON 11 DECEMBER, 2014 @ 3:26 PM  Attainment in primary schools has risen in every subject and disadvantaged pupils continue to close the gap on their peers, according to figures published today by the Department for Education. The results for more than half a million 11-year-olds (at Key Stage 2) show the percentage achieving […]

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Lib Dems – new funding promise for poorer pupils

by derekdeedman on 12 November, 2014

First published 4 hours ago in Newsby Henry Holloway, Argus Reporter New funding is being promised to help disadvantaged primary school pupils. The Liberal Democrats said yesterday that £450,000 would be given to bolster teaching for children who are on the free school meals register in Sussex. Brighton and Hove will see an additional £90,000, while East Sussex will […]

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