New research shows "shocking" impact of COVID-19

Reacting to new research from the Health Foundation that found 1.5 million potential years of life have been lost to COVID-19 in the UK, with each life being cut short by 10 years on average, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Health and Social Care, Munira Wilson MP said:

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Govt must commit to 10k refugees a year, Lib Dems say

Liberal Democrats marked the conclusion of their 2021 Spring Conference by calling on the Government to make a fully-funded commitment to resettle 10,000 refugees a year, in addition to 10,000 child refugees over the next ten years.

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Patel must drop proposals to restrict right to protest

Liberal Democrats have called on the Home Secretary to drop proposals to restrict the right to protest during an emergency motion passed at the party's Spring Conference.

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Lib Dems call for Autism support

The Liberal Democrats have passed a motion at their Spring party conference that would see changes made to the Equalities Act and Autism Act to allow those with autism to achieve their full potential. The Motion also calls on the Government to support individuals who are diagnosed with autism. 

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Reverse “deadly” aid cuts, say Lib Dems

The Liberal Democrats have called on the UK Government to reverse “unprincipled, unjustified and downright deadly” cuts to international aid.

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Judicial review plans are yet another Tory assault on the rule of law

Responding to the Justice Secretary’s announcement of changes to judicial review, including plans to abolish ‘Cart’ judicial review for people to challenge refusals of permission to appeal a First-Tier immigration or asylum tribunal decision, Liberal Democrat Justice Spokesperson Wera Hobhouse said:

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Why we as young people need to vote in local elections

Local elections are coming up in May and as Millenials or Gen Zers, it's our chance to make our voices heard. We may have lost our voices in being heard over Brexit or the last few national elections but it doesn't mean we can't make an impact locally. 

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ALAN MAK slammed for backing “dangerous & draconian” Police Bill

Havant Liberal Democrats have called for the bill which takes away our freedoms to be stopped in its tracks.

 

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Trident increase: There should be no return to the nuclear arms race

Responding to the Government's Integrated Review, released today, Liberal Democrat Defence Spokesperson Jamie Stone MP said:

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Integrated Review: Govt putting economic ties before human rights

Responding to the Government's Integrated Review, published today, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Foreign Affairs Layla Moran MP commented:

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