"Outrageous" social care exclusion from Govt's new Health and Care Visa

Responding to the Government’s decision to exclude social care workers from the new Health and Care Visa and the entire “skilled worker” route under the new points-based system, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesperson Christine Jardine said:

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Homesless covid deaths should act as a wake up call

Responding to ONS statistics released today that reveal 16 people who were homeless have died as a result of Covid-19, Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran said:

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Yet more lies from PM as he tries to dodge blame for care homes crisis

Responding to Boris Johnson's comments during Prime Minister's Questions that "no one knew early on in the pandemic that the virus was being passed on asymptomatically", Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson Munira Wilson said:

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Davey: We must match the scale of the crisis with the courage to invest

Speaking after the Chancellor's Summer Statement, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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The PM blaming care homes for his failure is shameful

Responding to the Prime Minister's comments today saying that "we discovered too many care homes didn't really follow the procedures in the way that they could have,” Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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Landmark domestic abuse legislation passes House of Commons

Tonight, the Liberal Democrats have hailed the passing of the “landmark” Domestic Abuse Bill. The Liberal Democrats tabled a number of amendments designed to further support survivors of domestic abuse. 

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Lib Dems secure cross-party support to protect migrant women in “historic” Domestic Abuse Bill

The Liberal Democrats have hailed as “historic” the Domestic Abuse Bill, which is due to be passed by the House of Commons today [Monday 6th July], while also securing cross-party support for amendments to protect migrant survivors of abuse.

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Govt shouldn't need to mull on EU coronavirus vaccine scheme

Responding to reports that the UK Government is considering whether to participate in the EU coronavirus vaccine scheme, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs and Brexit spokesperson Alistair Carmichael said: 

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Govt woefully underprepared to ensure every young person can return to school

Speaking following the statement on schools reopening, Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran said:

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Govt must stop spending money on measures that don't prevent crime

Responding to the Government’s statement on prisons today, including the announcement that four new prisons are to be built in the next six years, Liberal Democrat Justice Spokesperson Daisy Cooper said:

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