An extra £1bn a year to restore community policing

 An extra £1bn a year to restore community policing

Too many people feel unsafe in their own homes and walking down their local streets. So many communities feel exposed and vulnerable. The Conservatives’ cuts to police numbers have contributed to a rise in violence and decimated community policing. 47% of people say they never see police foot pa...

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Commitment to reducing child poverty

The Resolution Foundation, an independent think-tank, has released a report on child poverty. You can find this here. It found that our policies would mean 600,000 fewer children in poverty by 2023-24. This makes ours the most progressive policies of the three main parties. That’s not all the rep...

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64,885 businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber close

64,885 businesses in Yorkshire and the Humber close

Recent figures show that 64,885 have closed in Yorkshire and the Humber between 2016 and 2018, a 22% increase compared to the three years previous. Across the UK one million businesses have closed their doors between 2016 and 2018, an increase of almost a third compared to 2013- 2015.The Federati...

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Our High Streets

The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to scrap business rates and replace them with a landowner levy, to "breathe new life" into high streets across the 21 Local Authorities that make up Yorkshire and the Humber region. The party would replace business rates with a commercial landowner levy,...

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£100bn on tackling climate emergency

£100bn on tackling climate emergency

The climate crisis is doing irreversible damage to our planet, and our country deserves a government that has a clear, ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency. That's the Liberal Democrats. We previously announced our bold green plan to build a brighter future, and now we go a step furthe...

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What is a Skills Wallet Anyway?

What is a Skills Wallet Anyway?

It’s a major, new, innovative policy and a key part of our Plan for the Future.  

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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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