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

Ed Davey MP writes for libdems.org.uk: 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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Date for PrEP trial welcome

Thousands of people will breathe a sigh of relief that a start date for this important trial has finally been announced, writes Norman Lamb MP.   The Government and NHS England must now make sure that all those in high-risk groups can access PrEP as quickly as possible. PrEP epitomises the well-known maxim that prevention is better than cure, and […]

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Bumper Pride weekend

It’s been a bumper LGBT+ Pride weekend in the North West, with Lib Dems at Oldham, Stockport and Liverpool Prides. All three were excellent and our thanks to the organising teams who put together three brilliant events – and a particular welcome to Stockport as it was the first LGBT Pride there. The Liberal Democrats have a proud and unparalleled record […]

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