Conservatives scramble for extra time after struggling to cope with scale of Brexit

Responding to news that the Conservatives could seek a Brexit transition period of longer than two years, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable said: It is bizarre that the government was so hasty in its invocation of Article 50, but is now scrambling for extra time in transition due to the scale of the task ahead. The government is arbitrarily pushing for […]

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Sex education is vital

Layla Moran MP

Lib Dem Education Spokesperson Layla Moran has hit out at comments by Conservative Education Secretary Damian Hinds that he would support restrictions to pupils’ rights to sex education. “The sexual harassment and intimidation scandals – and the resulting need for the #metoo movement – and the shocking rise in homophobic and transphobic attacks are just some of the reasons why […]

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Lib Dem surge in Morecambe

The Lib Dem vote surged in Morecambe North today in a byelection to Lancashire County Council. Conservatives: 49.0% (-14.2%) – hold. Lib Dem – Andrew Severn: 29.7% (+21.6%) Labour: 21.3% (-0.7%) Congratulations to Andrew Severn and the local team there on a great result to build on next time, and thanks to all the voters who gave Andrew their support.  […]

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Public Opinion on Brexit swings behind Lib Dems

An ICM poll for The Guardian has shown that Brits favour a referendum on the terms of Brexit by a 13 point margin. Once ‘don’t knows’ are taken out, this rises 58% in support to 42% against. This is the latest poll showing support for the Liberal Democrats’ call for the public to have the final say on Brexit. Last […]

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