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Manchester Attack: Campaign Suspended

Following the news of last night’s horrifying attack at the Manchester Arena, we have suspended all national campaigning until further notice. Tim Farron was due in Gibraltar today as part of the election campaign.  He tweeted this morning: My deepest condolences to the victims and families in Manchester. As always our emergency services have shown great bravery and heroism. — […]

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900,000 school dinners snatched

More than 189,000 children in the North West will have their free school meals taken away under Conservative plans.  They contrast with the Lib Dem proposal to extend free school meals to all children in primary education and promote school breakfast clubs. Sarah Olney, Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson, responded to the Conservatives proposal saying : “Margaret Thatcher was known as […]

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Lib Dem Team Announced

The Liberal Democrats have announced a new General Election Campaign Team, with former ministers including Jo Swinson, Vince Cable and Ed Davey all returning to the Lib Dem frontbench. Tim Farron said, “I’m delighted to announce my new campaign team, which sees some big beasts of the party returning to lead our General Election fight. “The team brings together a […]

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France: Liberal Gain

For the first time since the current Republic was formed in 1958 a French Presidential Election has been won by a candidate who is not from the ‘two main parties’ – Republicans and Socialists. Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche! party was formed just over a year ago to fill the gap for a centre ground Liberal party in France. Yesterday he […]

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