Johnson must agree to Neil interview ahead of BBC Debate

Jo Swinson has challenged Boris Johnson to confirm he will do an interview with Andrew Neil before polling day, ahead of today’s BBC head-to-head debate with Jeremy Corbyn.

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Javid in fantasy land on trade deal negotiations

Responding to Sajid Javid's claim on Radio 4 that he is “confident" of securing a trade deal with the EU by December 2020, Chuka Umunna, Liberal Democrat Shadow Foreign Secretary said:

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Labour cannot be both pro-Brexit and pro-business

Responding to Labour’s announcement on its new Business Development Agency, Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Sam Gyimah, said: 

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Lib Dems to triple support for disadvantaged pre-school children

The Liberal Democrats have today announced they would triple funding for disadvantaged children aged three and four attending nurseries and other childcare providers.

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Johnson government would undermine the rule of law

The Liberal Democrats have warned that a Boris Johnson government would undermine the rule of law.

The Conservative manifesto promises to “look at the broader aspects of our constitution: the relationship between the Government, Parliament and the courts” and to ensure that judicial review “is not abused to conduct politics by another means or to create needless delays.”

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Leak shows that Boris Johnson is misleading voters

Responding to leaked internal EU documents signalling more years of Brexit talks from the day after the general election, Liberal Democrat Brexit Spokesperson Tom Brake, said:

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Lib Dems to strip out 25% of “toxic” Home Office to prevent another Windrush

The Liberal Democrats have announced today that they will move more than 9,000 members of staff out of the Home Office, under the party’s plans to strip the discredited department of responsibility for immigration and asylum.

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Johnson's 100 days promises are pure fantasy

Responding to Boris Johnson's plans for the first 100 days of a majority Conservative Government, Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader Ed Davey said:

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Tory and Labour migration plans would deepen NHS staffing crisis

New figures from the Nuffield Trust show that people born outside the UK account for almost a quarter of all staff working in hospitals and a fifth of all health and social care staff in the UK.

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Lib Dems to create binding Student Mental Health Charter

Today (4th December), the Liberal Democrats have pledged their commitment to transform mental health services in the UK by creating a binding Student Mental Health Charter. This will require all universities to guarantee access to high quality mental health services for their students.

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