That 3% rise for NHS staff in England

Lib Dems have been quick to respond to pay rise of 3% to NHS staff in England. Munira Wilson is our Health & Social Care Spokesperson and here she is challenging the Government in the Commons BEFORE the pay rise was announced: The Govt bottled it today, failing to announce the highly anticipated pay rise […]

Ed Davey has to self isolate

Ed Davey announced last night that he and his family have to self isolate as someone who helps him and his wife Emily care for their disabled son John has tested positive for Coronavirus. I’ve just been told someone who comes into my home, to help us care for my son, has tested positive for […]

LISTEN: Ed Davey on Any Questions

Ed Davey was on Any Questions last night. The other panelists were Kim Darroch, the UK’s Ambassador to the US until last year, Diane Abbott and Prisons minister Lucy Frazer The first question was on the various comings and goings at No 10. Ed pointed out how awful it was that in the middle of […]

2 November 2020 – today’s press releases

Four nations meeting welcome “first step” – Liberal Democrats Government urged to “lead by example” and restore hybrid Parliament Four nations meeting welcome “first step” – Liberal Democrats Responding to news that the four Governments of the UK have met to develop a UK-wide approach to restrictions for the festive period, Leader of the Liberal […]

30 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Highest levels of excess deaths demands Government learn lessons Liberal Democrats call for review into school exclusions Liberal Democrats: Government are failing survivors of sexual violence Government must step in with Green incentives to save the car industry Liberal Democrats: Record high of self harm in prisons shows extent of crisis Leaked letter shows thousands […]

28 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Davey calls for PM to put Martin Forde QC in charge of a Coronavirus Inquiry Davey: PM must take second wave risk seriously Government gaps in support for freelancers leaving employers to pick up the tab Government must apply same human rights standards to US when it comes to exports Dodds: ‘Swansea Tidal Lagoon is […]

15 July 2020 – today’s press releases

Liberal Democrats secure PM commitment to independent inquiry Consequences of Government cuts for BBC is now clear as day Failing Graying has undone PM, now ISC must publish Russia report PM running scared of real scrutiny from Intelligence Committee Liberal Democrats secure PM commitment to independent inquiry Acting Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey has today […]