Bill needs strengthening to support all survivors of domestic abuse

Responding to the Government’s publication of the Domestic Abuse Bill, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesperson Christine Jardine said:

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New figures show huge cost of Tories' failure to prevent homelessness

Responding to new figures from the King’s Fund showing a steep increase in the number of hospital admissions related to homelessness, Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran said:

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Lib Dems: Govt must be transparent on powers to tackle Coronavirus

Responding to the release of the government's plan to tackle Coronavirus, Liberal Democrat Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Spokesperson Munira Wilson MP said:

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Govt must pause Brexit trade talks to deal with Coronavirus

Today (2nd March) Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Ed Davey, has called on Boris Johnson to pause trade talks with the EU and extend the Brexit transition period so Ministers can focus on dealing with the Coronavirus threat.

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Benefits of UK-US trade deal pale in comparison to cost of Brexit

Responding to analysis suggesting a US-UK trade deal will boost UK GDP by less than 0.2%, Sarah Olney, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for International Trade said:

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Tory govt must tackle teacher recruitment crisis

Responding to the Education Policy Institute’s report on teacher shortages, Liberal Democrat education spokesperson Layla Moran MP said:

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Johnson failing to meet his own homelessness targets

Today, Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran has slammed the Conservatives for “failing the most vulnerable”, as analysis of new rough sleeping statistics shows that the Government is significantly off track on its target of eliminating rough sleeping by 2024.

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Dramatic rise in asylum seekers waiting to work

The Liberal Democrats are calling for asylum seekers to be given the right to work, as new figures show a dramatic rise in the number who are still waiting for a decision on their claim months after applying.

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Exodus of Brits as Tories turn UK into hostile environment

The Liberal Democrats have accused the Conservatives of turning the UK into “a hostile environment for everyone”, as new official figures show that the number of Brits moving abroad has reached its highest level in more than six years.

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Govt chooses more brinkmanship over good EU deal

Responding to the news that the Government is threatening to leave negotiations with the EU in June if the EU do not accept Tory demands, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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