The Liberal Democrats' plans to tackle knife crime

We will invest millions in youth services and adopt a public health approach to youth violence. For Leeds, this would mean they would spend and extra £4.3 million on youth services, to help tackle rising levels of violence and knife crime. This would be £4.3 million on top of the £3.6 million cur...

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A new era of learning

  We have set out our vision for a “new era of learning throughout life” with the creation of an ambitious Skills Wallet. This will give every adult £10,000 to spend on education and training throughout their lives. A Liberal Democrat Government will put £4,000 into people’s ‘Skills Wallet’ a...

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Part Four of our Plan for the Future

Part Four of our Plan for the Future

Today’s high cost of childcare means that too many parents are unable to return to work without risking real financial hardship. With the average cost of 25 hours nursery care for a child under two running to more than £6500 per year, many parents are effectively excluded from work due to the bur...

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Part Three of our Plan for the Future

Part Three of our Plan for the Future

The Liberal Democrats will tackle the climate emergency and deliver a bold green plan to build a brighter future. The UK should be leading the world on tackling the environment crisis. Our planet is on the brink of being irreparably damaged and we are responsible for that damage. The climate eme...

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Part Two of our Plan for the Future

Part Two of our Plan for the Future

The Liberal Democrats will treat mental health with the same urgency as physical health. The NHS is the envy of the world, but our mental health service is not. Waiting times are being missed, people are not being referred for the treatment they need, and often action is taken only when at ‘cris...

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The Tories’ plan for a shameful Nurse Tax

Hard-working doctors and nurses from the EU are fundamental to the NHS. We all have loved ones whose lives have been saved through their skill and dedication. But today, the full extent of the Tories’ contempt for our dedicated doctors and nurses was revealed.  Even though the NHS is critically u...

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Yorkshire and the Humber Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity. We champion the freedom, dignity and well-being of individuals, we acknowledge and respect their right to freedom of conscience and their right to develop their talents to the full...

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