News from the Liberal Democrats

Local News

Building Back Business Better for Hayling

Hayling Island Lib Dem campaigners Paul Gray and Wilf Forrow, mirroring Lib Dem policy all across the country, want to make fundamental changes to the sometimes-crippling costs incurred in the form of business rates.

28 Apr 2021

Pedal Power promoted by Hayling Island Lib Dems

People all across the island are keen to cycle more, both for the benefit of the environment and their own health. But when asking people what stops them from getting out and about on their bike, one problem frequently comes up: safety on the road.

28 Apr 2021

National News


Carer's Leave Bill to become law

The Lib Dem Bill will give an estimated 2.4 million carers across the UK a statutory right to take five days of unpaid leave per year, helping carers to better balance work and care.

19 May 2023
People shopping in a supermarket
Cost of living

Tackling soaring food prices

British people are struggling with eye-watering food prices and yet this Conservative Government is refusing to help. Liberal Democrats are putting forward a proper plan to make food cheaper.

2 May 2023


Our children deserve to be able to see a dentist

The staggering rise in dental deserts has left far too many people struggling to get an NHS dental appointment when they need to.

“It is heartbreaking that people are being left waiting in pain for months or even years for the dental care they need.

Many are being forced to shell out thousands of pounds on private dental care, while some are even turning in desperation to DIY dentistry.

This Conservative government has been asleep at the wheel for years and allowed this dental crisis to get worse and worse.

We need to see action now to make sure everyone can see a dentist on the NHS when they need to. That must start with investing the cash earmarked for NHS dentistry that has scandalously gone unspent, and reforming the broken system that has driven dentists away from offering NHS appointments.



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