MP urges government for fair deal on infrastructure investment

South Lakes MP Tim Farron has urged the government to start seriously investing in transport services in Cumbria and the rest of the North. In a debate in the House of Commons on Transport for the North, the Cumbrian MP said that regional inequality is “not just morally wrong, but a colossal waste of space and talent”, and that local people […]

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Vince Cable & Jo Swinson respond following cross party meeting on sexual harassment

Vince Cable and Jo Swinson have attended a joint meeting with the Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition and other party leaders to address sexual harassment in Westminster.. The Liberal Democrats have agreed to cross party proposals which will see an independent grievance process, improved HR support, and the establishment of a cross-party working group to implement these changes. Following […]

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Ban on letting fees must not leave any loopholes for letting agents to exploit

The government has introduced draft legislation to ban letting agent fees in a victory for the Liberal Democrats, who called for the change in a Private Members’ Bill last year. Wera Hobhouse MP, Liberal Democrat Communities and Local Government Spokesperson, commented: “I very much welcome the ban on lettings fees and the cap on deposits, which Liberal Democrats have long […]

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Lib Dem GAIN in Southport

Lib Dems gained a council seat from the Conservatives in Southport last night on a huge swing. Former MP John Pugh was elected as the new councillor for Dukes ward on local Sefton council – with a 10% increase in the Lib Dem vote compared to 2016 and up a massive 28% compared to when this particular seat was last […]

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