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Rail fares up again?

Tom Brake MP has responded to the announcement today that train fares are to go up by another 3.6%. The Lib Dem MP said, “This steep hike to rail fares will be a bitter blow for passengers struggling with overcrowded and unreliable trains. “The fact that fare rises are soaring above wage increases is another sign that people are losing out […]

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Cable: rethink Trump’s official invitation to the UK

Vince Cable has challenged the standing invitation to Donald Trump to visit the UK. He tweeted earlier today, in the light of President Trump’s response to the violent clashes in Charlottesville, where a civil rights campaigner was run over and killed on Saturday and at least 19 other people injured. Vince Cable tweeted: After. @realDonaldTrump whitewash of murder and hatred […]

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We rely on encryption to keep us safe. We must protect it.

Ed Davey MP writes for I’m not personally one of those who thinks we should weaken encryption because I think there is a parallel issue, which is cybersecurity more broadly. Jonathan Evans, former Head of MI5 That was the former Chief of MI5 Jonathan Evans, speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme and stating that he would not support a clampdown […]

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The Government doesn’t have a plan A – let alone a plan B

Today’s calls by Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, for the government to come up with a “Brexit fallback” if negotiations with the EU27 end with no deal should be a wake-up call to this Conservative Brexit Government, says Lib Dem Leader Vince Cable MP. Anyone who has been following the Brexit debate knows that Mervyn King is […]

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