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News from the Liberal Democrats

  • Article: Jan 27, 2021

    It's been a tough year - not helped by how the Government has handled things.

    But the pandemic has shown what a caring, and generous country we are.

    As we come through this difficult time, Liberal Democrats will be on your side - fighting for a fairer, more caring United Kingdom.

  • Article: Jan 27, 2021

    But the current Coronavirus pandemic is affecting every aspect of our lives, including how we are able to campaign.

    The party has produced this guidance on campaigning, it is updated regularly. Please check this guidance - as some materials are now only appropriate if they are delivered via paid delivery.

  • Article: Jan 27, 2021

    It is vital that we remember these innocent victims and tell new generations of the unspeakable things people experienced in Nazi death camps and ghettos, from the torture to the mass exterminations.

    It's vital because we must never forget the lesson - that every human life should be valued and cared for.

  • Article: Jan 26, 2021

    Welcome to the Weekly Whip. Your one-stop shop for Lib Dem Parliamentary updates, covering the week that was and the week to come.

    For up to date information from the Lib Dem Whips Office, follow us on Twitter: @LibDemWhips

    Weekly Whip w/c 18th January

    Monday 18th January

    Over the weekend, it emerged that more than 400,000 of fingerprint, DNA and arrest history records were accidentally wiped from police databases, because of "human error" and "defective code". The Home Secretary was warned that the mistake could put the public at risk, but Priti Patel ducked the direct responsibility and sent Policing Minister Kit Malthouse instead.

  • Article: Jan 25, 2021

    We are in debt to all the front-line workers who have put their own health at risk to fight this virus and keep us safe.

    It is clear that the Government could have done far more to protect our key workers

    Everyone must continue to do their bit and make every effort to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.

  • Kingsbridge
    Article: Jan 22, 2021

    Overall, Covid cases are down 15.3% in the South Hams, according to the most recent Government data, and this welcome trend downward manifests in almost all areas.

    Three areas are still showing an increase in Covid cases:

    South Brent and Cornwood (up 5.6%),

    Kingsbridge (up 85.7%) and

    Totnes Town (up 80%)

  • Article: Jan 22, 2021

    'How do we make a difference?' That was the question the Party Body Review Group was asked to answer. Looking at the range of Party bodies, there was only one way to find out!

    As a Review Group we decided to ask those Party Organisations what they thought, where the gaps were, how they could make a difference to the Party going forward and how they might help one another. The Review captures their views, their potential and the opportunity for the Party as a whole to benefit from changes and how they and the Party relate to one another.

  • Article: Jan 21, 2021
    By Liberal Democrats

    More than 170 musicians have urged Ministers to organise paperwork-free travel in Europe for artists on tour.

    The extra costs will make many tours unviable, especially for young emerging musicians.

    The EU Trade deal makes it extremely difficult for touring artists because they now need a costly work permit and face a mountain of paperwork for their equipment.