Lib Dems back health leaders' push for review into lockdown easing

Responding to an open letter published in the British Medical Journal from health leaders calling for an urgent review to determine whether the UK is properly prepared for the "real risk" of a second wave of coronavirus, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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Mark Windrush Day by giving the right to remain to all NHS workers, Lib Dems say

The Liberal Democrats are marking Windrush Day by renewing calls on the Government to give all NHS and social care workers who have worked in the UK during the coronavirus pandemic indefinite leave to remain.

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Lib Dems slam Govt's £900k makeover of RAF Voyager as "absurd waste"

Responding to reports that the Government is set to spend £900k to repaint RAF Voyager in the colours of the Union Jack flag, Liberal Democrat Defence Spokesperson, Jamie Stone MP said:

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Lib Dems condemn Govt decision to scrap GRA reform

Responding to reports that the Government will ban conversion therapy, but has dropped plans to simplify the gender recognition process, Liberal Democrat Equalities spokesperson Christine Jardine said:

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Govt must not use new commission to avoid tackling racism straight away

Responding to the Government's announcement of a cross-governmental commission to address the inequalities that BAME communities face, Liberal Democrat Equalities Spokesperson Christine Jardine said:

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Paul Gray Writes An Open Letter To Alan Mak

Paul Gray, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Havant, has written an open letter to Alan Mak asking that party divides be put aside and we unite to condemn Donald Trump and to support Black Lives Matter. 

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Davey statement after call with the PM

Today Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey took part in a call between the Prime Minister and all the opposition parties.

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PM must take charge and ensure deprived children aren't left behind

The Liberal Democrats have called on Boris Johnson to take charge of the crisis facing schools and ensure disadvantaged children are not left behind, accusing Gavin Williamson of having “dropped the ball."

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UK needs Green Recovery Plan to counter COVID-19 economic damage

Responding to an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report that predicts the UK economy will shrink by 11.5% and experience the worst economic contraction among developed countries due to the coronavirus, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

New flexible employment rights for carers in new Bill proposed by Ed Davey

Liberal Democrat Acting Leader, Ed Davey, will today introduce a Bill in the House of Commons to give carers more rights to flexible working, helping them balance employment with caring responsibilities.

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