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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Lib Dems announce plans to plant 60 million trees a year

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson will plant a tree in Hampstead today (Saturday 16 November), as the party announces ambitious proposals to undertake the largest tree-planting programme in UK history. A Liberal Democrat government will plant 60 million trees every year, increasing UK forest cover by 1 million hectares by 2045.

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Swinson responds to Tommy Robinson backing Boris Johnson

Liberal Democrat Leader, Jo Swinson, has today written to Boris Johnson asking him to publicly reject the endorsement of his campaign by Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, also known as Tommy Robinson. 

Jo Swinson said:

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Another unaffordable item on Labour's wish list

Responding to Labour's plans to part-nationalise BT, Sam Gyimah, Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy said: 

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Tusk comments show there is "light at the end of the tunnel" for Remainers

Responding to outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk’s comments that British voters should not “give up” on stopping Brexit, Liberal Democrat Shadow Foreign Secretary Chuka Umunna said:

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