Category Archives: europe

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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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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Gorton is a chance for Manchester to say no to hard Brexit

As the Prime Minister prepares to trigger Article 50 tomorrow, the Liberal Democrats have emphasised that it is still possible for people to stop a Hard Brexit and that the by-election in Manchester Gorton will be a chance to force Labour and the Government to “change course.” The date for the Manchester Gorton by-election was set today for the 4th May. The […]

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