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 […]

Local lockdowns by stealth?

The Government has been having to deal rapidly with the cock-up over the restrictions in areas where the Indian variant is spreading. Munira Wilson was in the Guardian today, after confusion reigned in Westminster: An appearance in the House of Commons on Tuesday by the vaccines minister, Nadhim Zahawi, failed to clarify the matter. “What we’re […]

6 August 2020 – today’s press releases

Welsh Government must extend shielding support to avoid cliff edge Liberal Democrats: Ministers are playing fast and loose with safety of NHS staff Liberal Democrats: Jenrick’s planning reform won’t solve housing crisis Welsh Government must extend shielding support to avoid cliff edge The Welsh Liberal Democrats have called for an urgent extension to the support […]

Last minute Northern lockdown is “beyond comprehension”

Responding to the Government’s change in guidance stating that separate households will not be able to meet indoors from today in Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and parts of West Yorkshire, Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson Munira Wilson said: Throughout this crisis, the Government’s communications have been an utter disaster. To announce a regional lockdown of millions […]

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 […]

29 June 2020 – today’s press releases

Govt must make mental health support available to health and care workers New Trade and Agriculture Commission must be a “watchdog with teeth” – Farron Govt must stop spending money on measures that don’t prevent crime Govt must make more help available for people and businesses in Leicester Govt must make mental health support available […]