Lib Dems lead cross party call for mental health plan in response to COVID-19 crisis

Liberal Democrats are at the forefront of cross party calls for a long-term, cross-departmental mental health plan in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Govt must urgently resolve gaps in Covid-19 economic package

Ahead of a ministerial statement on the economy in the House of Commons tomorrow [26/04/2020], Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey is urging the Government to "urgently resolve the gaps" in their economic response to Covid-19. He said:

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Govt must back proposals to help vulnerable children

Today, Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran has written to the Secretary of State for Education, calling for a package of measures to help vulnerable children to be introduced as a priority.

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Non-essential construction sites must close

Today the Liberal Democrats have secured cross-party support for their call on the Government to "end any uncertainty and mandate the closure of all non-essential construction sites".

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Lib Dems call for energy saving scheme to be extended to over 40,000 Hampshire homes amidst Covid-19 crisis

The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to extend a scheme that saves £140 on energy bills to households struggling due to the coronavirus, helping an estimated 4,711 households across the Havant Borough.

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Lib Dems lead cross-party call for improved mental health support amidst Covid-19 crisis

The Liberal Democrats have secured cross-party and third sector support for their call for the Government to improve mental health support during the coronavirus crisis.

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Lib Dems: Govt must provide clearer guidance to remove crackdown confusion

Responding to the various reports of police action in response to the coronavirus crisis lockdown, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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Lib Dems lead call for moratorium on VAT on energy bills in the face of coronavirus crisis

Liberal Democrat MP Jamie Stone has secured cross party support for his letter to the Chancellor calling for a moratorium on VAT on energy bills through the coronavirus crisis.

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Govt should turn day-one Universal Credit loans into grants immediately

Responding to reports that that the Government has refused to axe the five-week wait for Universal Credit payments despite an additional 500,000 claims in 9 days, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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Davey challenges govt to roll out support package for self-employed

Today Ed Davey, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats, challenged the Chancellor to "move as fast as possible" to roll out a financial support package for the five million self-employed people in the UK.

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