Schools: Davey calls on PM to provide proper catch-up funding

Yesterday, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey MP has called on the Prime Minister to provide proper funding so that children can catch up on the education they missed during during the pandemic.   Ed Davey said:   “Boris Johnson’s refusal to fund his own adviser’s education catch-up plan is...

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Probation report: Invest in drug treatment to cut crime

Responding to HM Inspectorate of Probation’s report exposing the lack of specialist drug treatment for people on probation, Liberal Democrat Justice Spokesperson Wera Hobhouse MP said: “The Conservatives abject failure to tackle the causes of crime is making our communities less safe.   “We know ...

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Afghanistan: Terrorists will begin plotting and Ministers must act

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Unemployment stats: Figures belie scale of challenge ahead

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Raab's sticking plaster on aid: Outrageous

Responding to Dominic Raab's comments on the BBC Radio 4 Today Programme where he said he would increase the aid budget he "slashed to the bone" by 10%, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Layla Moran MP said:   "It is outrageous that the Foreign Secretary has come out of hiding to ann...

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Holidaymakers paying millions for PCR tests that aren’t checked for new variants, research reveals

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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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