19% rise in EU academics resigning from UK universities since Brexit

Layla Moran MP

There has been an alarming rise in EU academics leaving our universities – and it’s the latest sign of a damaging Brexodus, says Layla Moran MP. Almost 2,350 academics from the EU have resigned from UK universities in the past year, research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed. That’s up 19% from 1,975 two years ago (i.e. before the Brexit […]

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Labour leadership’s Brexit fudge has “run out of time”

Vince Cable says: “Time has run out. The Labour party can no longer ignore their responsibility as the official opposition and allow the Conservatives to pursue an economically damaging hard Brexit.” On Monday, Parliament will return from recess and debate the Taxation (Cross-Border trade) Bill. This sets the ground to pull the UK out of the existing Customs Union. Labour’s […]

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Europe’s 8 Liberal Prime Ministers

With Andrej Babiš set to take office as Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, the European Liberal Democrat party ALDE has now eight Prime Ministers. We are now the strongest political family in the European Council, together with the European People’s Party (EPP), and we are committed to bringing Europe forward. The eight ALDE Prime Ministers are: Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister of […]

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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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