Building Safety Crisis: Inquiry into Govt's mishandling needed

Today there will be a vote in Parliament on establishing an independent inquiry into the Government’s mishandling of the cladding scandal.  Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Daisy Cooper MP, will put forward a Ten Minute Rule Motion for MPs to vote on this afternoon. It follows the passing ...

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Priti Patel’s Anti-Refugee Bill is “cruel and counterproductive”

Responding to the publication of the Government’s Nationality and Borders Bill earlier this week, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesperson Alistair Carmichael MP said:   “This Anti-Refugee Bill is a truly nasty piece of legislation from a Conservative Government that is ripping up the UK’s prou...

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£37bn Test and Trace has been "horror show from the get go"

Reacting to the appearance of Dido Harding and Dr Jenny Harries before the Public Accounts Committee today, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Health Munira Wilson MP said: “Dido Harding offered up the understatement of the century today when she said some people may find her assertion that Test a...

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Chancellor must fix 'black hole' in business support

"This Government seems incapable of hearing the many voices telling them loudly and clearly how desperately small businesses need support to help them cope with the extra period of restrictions, and beyond. "It is completely incomprehensible that the Chancellor is prepared to end so many of the s...

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Munira Wilson secures social care talks with Javid

Munira Wilson has secured a commitment from the new Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, to meet to discuss social care reforms, as the Liberal Democrats continue to push for full cross-party talks on the issue.In the House of Commons this afternoon, the Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Health, Wellbe...

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Hancock resignation was inevitable

Reacting to the news that Matt Hancock has resigned as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said: “Matt Hancock's resignation was inevitable. You cannot be a rule maker and rule breaker. His hypocrisy undermined the efforts of millions of Brits w...

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