Category Archives: europe

Voters Deserve Their Say On Brexit

Following the Labour/Tory vote in Parliament last night for invoking Article 50 early in 2017 and beginning the process toward Brexit, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron MP tweeted: Labour & Tories holding hands towards a hard Brexit, refusing to seek the will of the people on the deal. I want democracy not a stitch up. — Tim Farron (@timfarron) December […]

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Referendum on Brexit deal

Liberal Democrat members have overwhelmingly endorsed the party’s plan to offer the British people a referendum on the final Brexit deal negotiated by the Government. This makes the Liberal Democrats the only party whose official policy is to continue campaigning for the UK to remain a member of the EU. The party also set out nine priorities for the Brexit […]

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We must not let racists hijack the referendum result

Britain is better than the forces of hatred, intolerance and division stirred up by the referendum. We can’t let those forces hijack politics. Tim Farron gave a speech at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) in Manchester earlier today. He says: We, the political classes, have left a country bitterly divided as a result. Between parents and children, families, neighbours. Between […]

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Tim Farron: UK expats in the EU need certainty

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has written to 7 Prime Ministers in fellow liberal sister parties throughout Europe, including the influential Mark Rutte of the Netherlands, asking for their support for a proposal to allow UK expats to reside freely in Europe even with Brexit. Tim was the first party leader to call for the UK Government to agree that […]

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