• Stephen Lloyd.
    Article: Mar 12, 2018

    Ahead of the Chancellor's Spring Statement, I'm calling on the government to reverse cuts to the Universal Credit Work Allowance.

    The Treasury reduced the programme's funding by £3 billion annually after the Liberal Democrats left government in 2015, reducing the amount people can earn while on Universal Credit.

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    Article: Mar 12, 2018

    As the Financial Guidance and Claims Bill returns to the House of Commons today, the Liberal Democrats have secured a significant victory following the government's acceptance of crucial amendments tabled by Liberal Democrats peers in the House of Lords.

    Led by Lord Sharkey, the Liberal Democrats campaigned in the House of Lords to end the scourge of cold-calling in relation to pensions, claims management and other financial services.

  • Catherine Bearder MEP (George Dunk)
    Article: Mar 12, 2018

    Catherine Bearder, the only UK Lib Dem MEP says 'time is running out' for Brexit & that there is no guidance from either Corbyn or May on where the UK is headed.


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  • Article: Mar 6, 2018

    To mark 100 days to the World Cup in Russia the we've laid out a 'starting 11' of major concerns Russia needs to give the red card before kick off.

    The issues include:

    1. Stop annexing foreign territory
    2. Stop interfering with foreign elections
    3. Stop hacking foreign governments & businesses
    4. Stop institutionalised doping in sports
    5. Stop human rights abuses
    6. Stop decriminalising domestic abuse
    7. Stop supporting Assad in Syria
    8. Stop the stamping out of democracy in Russia
    9. Stop abuses against LGBT Russians
    10. Stop political assassinations at home and abroad
    11. Stop imprisoning those opposed to Putin
  • Article: Mar 3, 2018
    By Keith Melton

    Competition for 10 FREE places for YOUNG Lib Dems

    Green Liberal Democrat Spring conference 19th May

    The Green Liberal Democrats (GLD - established in 1988) are holding a major conference at the Jubilee Campus of Nottingham University on 19th May 2018, to celebrate the group`s 30th Birthday. As well as looking back at the greening of Liberal Democracy over the years, the important stuff will be to decide on our current campaigning priorities as the environmental conscience of the Party and looking ahead to the next 30 years, trying to develop a body of sustainable development policies.

  • Chris Glover
    Article: Mar 3, 2018

    ALTER has submitted its response to the Inquiry on Land Value Capture to the Communities and Local Government Committee Inquiry. Compiled by ALTER executive member Chris Glover, it criticises so called betterment taxes and explains why Land Value Tax is the way forward. It proposes several short term measure including removal of capital gains exemption for domestic property sale. The document can be read here.

  • Article: Mar 3, 2018
    By Liberal Democrats

    And even when no other party agrees, we've stood our ground.

    Today, on our 30th Anniversary we stand strong, with 100,000 members, right across the UK and once again, we're setting out the bold ideas needed to build a strong, Liberal Britain

    ✔︎ An exit from Brexit.
    ✔︎ a new deal for social care.
    ✔︎ a new deal for schools.
    ✔︎ a new deal for services.