Courts rule Home Office charges unlawful: Lib Dem response

Today the Court of Appeal has ruled that the £1,012 fee charged by the Home Office for registering a child as a British citizen is unlawful. 

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"No more games of wait and see with people's lives" - Lib Dems on Resolution report

Responding to the Resolution Foundation report, finding almost two million workers have not worked for at least six months of the crisis, Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson Christine Jardine MP said: 

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UCAS response: Govt must step up on student mental health

Responding to today's UCAS figures*, finding student application numbers rising, particularly in health courses, Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson, Daisy Cooper MP, said:

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1 in 7 disabled people experience domestic abuse

Responding to new figures which show that 1 in 7 disabled people aged 16-59 in England and Wales experienced domestic abuse in the year to March 2020, and that disabled women were more than twice as likely to have experienced domestic abuse during the same period, Wera Hobhouse MP, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Justice, Women and Equalities said:

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LGBT+ veteran medals returned: Symbolic gesture not enough

Responding to the news that LGBT+ military veterans who were stripped of their medals can apply to have them returned, Jamie Stone MP, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Defence, said:

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MPs silenced on future Trade Deals

Reacting to the Government rejection of scrutiny amendments to the Trade Bill, Liberal Democrat Trade spokesperson Sarah Olney MP said:

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Moran: “Outrageous” government manoeuvres deny Uyghurs their day in court

Responding to the defeat of the Genocide Amendment by the Government, Liberal Democrats Foreign Affairs spokesperson Layla Moran MP:

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Cumbria Council must scrap the mine

Welcoming the decision to review the planning permission of a new coal mine in Cumbria, Leader of the Lib Dems Ed Davey MP said:

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EU ambassador must be granted full diplomatic status

Responding to FCO Minister Lord Armad's answer to Baroness Ludford's urgent question on the diplomatic status of the EU's ambassador, senior Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Ludford said:

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Lib Dems demand police investigate Russian school laptop scandal

Responding to reports that school laptops, supplied by the Department for Education were infected with computer viruses and tried to connect to Russian servers, Liberal Democrat Educations Spokesperson Daisy Cooper MP has called for the police to investigate

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