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Lib Dems secure major victory in ban on cold-calling

Led by John Sharkey, the Liberal Democrats campaigned in the House of Lords to end the scourge of cold-calling in relation to pensions, claims management and other financial services. The Government have now committed to a total ban on pensions … Continue reading

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All the news from the LibDem Conference

ICYMI: climate change, #Brexit, #LDConf and our new video https://t.co/KX3uGPjTuC — Liberal Democrats (@LibDems) September 23, 2017

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LIB DEMS ANSWER CONCERNS ON SCHOOLS FUNDING

The Liberal Democrats will invest £31.3 million more in schools and colleges in East Sussex during the next Parliament if elected to government. The funding would reverse cuts to frontline school and college budgets, protect per pupil funding in real … Continue reading

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LibDem Spring Conference at York

The LibDem Spring Federal Conference is taking place in York from 11-13 March. More information here. And you can watch all the action here.

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Charles Kennedy 1959 – 2015

Today we mourn the passing very suddenly of the Liberal Democrats’ former leader Charles Kennedy. Charles was first elected to Parliament as Social Democratic Party MP for Ross, Cromarty and Skye in 1983, becoming the youngest MP in Parliament. Remaining … Continue reading

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Giles Goodall announces £250 Carer’s Bonus for 960 carers in Wealden

Liberal Democrats will give 960 full-time carers across Wealden a £250 ‘Carer’s Bonus’ for looking after loved ones who are older, disabled or seriously ill, the party’s general election candidate for the constituency, Giles Goodall, has said. The annual payment … Continue reading

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We must ask the right questions

In a pice originally published on LIberal Democrat Voice Chris Bowers says In an era of increasingly presidential-style politics, it’s very tempting to fire the party leader when things go wrong – but would this actually help us for next … Continue reading

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