Algorithm used for A-Levels and GCSEs should be scrapped

Responding to reports that the exams regulator is reviewing its guidance on how to appeal A-level and GCSE grades using mock exam results, just hours after publishing it, Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran said:

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Using mock exams won't resolve grade award crisis

Responding to the Government's announcement of a so-called "triple lock" on this year's grade awards, Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran said: 

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GDP figures show need for more radical action from Govt

Responding to the news that the economy is facing the worst recession in UK history, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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Failure to sack Cummings shows PM's "weakness and incompetence"

Responding to a new report from University College London showing that public confidence in the UK Government's ability to handle the coronavirus pandemic dropped sharply following news about the travel movements of the Prime Minister's Chief Adviser Dominic Cummings, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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Lib Dems: Jenrick's planning reform won't solve housing crisis

Responding to Robert Jenrick's comments today about the Government's reforms to the planning system, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Housing, Communities and Local Government Tim Farron said:

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Lib Dems: Ministers are playing fast and loose with safety of NHS staff

Responding to reports that fifty million face masks bought by the Government will now not be used by NHS and care staff because of safety concerns, Liberal Democrat Health, Wellbeing and Social Care Spokesperson Munira Wilson said:

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Lib Dems call on Alan Mak to resist Dominic Cummings’ assault on the rule of law

Paul Gray, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for the Havant constituency, has called on local Conservative MP Alan Mak to “pledge to defend the rule of law against any attempts by Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings to undermine it.”

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Govt must apply same human rights standards to US when it comes to exports

Responding to reports that the UK will continue to export tear gas and rubber bullets to the US despite continued use of force against protesters, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs spokesperson Alistair Carmichael said:

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PAC report on social care demands lessons are learned

Commenting on a Public Accounts Committee report which condemns the “slow, inconsistent and at times negligent approach” to the social care sector during the Covid-19 pandemic, Liberal Democrat MP and member of the committee Sarah Olney said:

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Govt continues to ignore bad deal economic warning

Responding to an LSE report released today (29/7) stating that Brexit will harm the industries unscathed by COVID-19, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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