£10 billion for schools and 20,000 more teachers is an investment in our children’s future

Today (Wednesday 20 November) the Liberal Democrats will announce plans to spend £10 billion more a year on schools and hire 20,000 more teachers by the end of the next Parliament. This comes ahead of the Liberal Democrat manifesto launch later today.

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Lib Dems respond to Farage comments on local Tory and Brexit Party deals

Responding to Nigel Farage’s comments that deals are being done at a local level between Brexit Party and Conservative candidates, Liberal Democrat Shadow Brexit Secretary Tom Brake said:

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Johnson offers failed knife crime policies

Responding to Boris Johnson's announcement on knife crime, Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Ed Davey said: 

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Lib Dems respond to ITV ruling

This evening, outside the Royal Courts of Justice, Liberal Democrat President Sal Brinton responded to the ruling on the legal challenge over the ITV debates:

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Lib Dems will invest £35 billion and stop Brexit to protect NHS

The Liberal Democrats have today (19/11/2019) set out their plans to protect the NHS, by stopping Brexit and investing an extra £35 billion in the health service and social care over the next five years.

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Leadsom shows Tories have no answers to key questions facing businesses

Responding to Business Secretary Andrew Leadsom's interview on the Today programme this morning, Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Ed Davey said:

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Labour pursuing Brexit makes their dentist policy 'undeliverable'

Responding to Labour's proposal to scrap band one dentistry charges, Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Social Care, Luciana Berger said:

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Tory nurse tax ballooning due to immigration health surcharge rise

Today the Liberal Democrats have slammed reports that Boris Johnson's Conservatives have pledged to make all those permanently relocating to the UK to pay an increased surcharge of £625, further increasing what was dubbed by the Liberal Democrats the 'nurse tax'.

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Lib Dems commit £6 billion per year to strengthen welfare system

The Liberal Democrats will today (Sunday 17 November) announce bold proposals to invest £6 billion per year to strengthen the welfare system over the next Parliament. This forms part of the party's ambitious plans to build a brighter future.

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Lib Dems begin legal challenge against BBC for Swinson exclusion

The Liberal Democrats have instructed a legal team to write to the BBC in response to the public service broadcaster excluding Jo Swinson from their election ‘leaders’ debate’.

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