Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron has praised the effect that the European Union has on building a stronger economy, securing a safer society and helping us to tackle cross-border issues like climate change, the refugee crisis and the world economy. He made the remarks after a meeting in Brussels with Liberal leaders from across Europe, as part […]
Norman Lamb MP has commented on the news that the Government is to force a new contract onto junior doctors. The Liberal Democrat health spokesperson said:
“It is a mistake to force a new contract on junior doctors when there is clearly still such strong opposition to its terms. There is a serious risk that large numbers of junior doctors will leave the NHS to go and work abroad, which will have serious consequences for the health service and patient safety. “
Local campaigners in Kettering have launched a survey to listen to local residents and find out more about people’s concerns in our area. On this website is a survey for all the people in our area; it is hoped that it will help local Liberal Democrats to solve local problems and understand your views. The survey […]
The Conservative-run County Council is paying over £1000 a day to a consultant – at the same time as the Council needs to save £millions after a decade of mismanagement. Chairman of Northants Lib Dems Chris Nelson said, “This administration is not only wasteful but plans for contracting out almost all its services could be catastrophic. It’s time to think again!”
Lib Dem leader Tim Farron is fighting Tory plans to cut the incomes of families by over £1000 a year – just months after George Osborne claimed to have scrapped almost identical plans to cut tax credits. Tim Farron said, “The Liberal Democrats worked hard to stop Tax Credit cuts and we won’t let the Government bring it in […]
Liberal Democrat county councillors have slammed Conservative plans to cut £83m of public services as a “fantasy” – as a cross-party panel warned that as much as TWO-THIRDS of planned Tory cuts were likely to be undeliverable. As a result, local Lib Dems have warned that massive County Council job cuts could be on the horizon.
Being part of Europe has improved the rights of UK workers and given us protection from being exploited in the workplace. Being in the EU also allows us to travel abroad and work in countries right across the EU – with well over 1 million Brits thought to have used our rights under the EU […]
Being part of Europe means UK businesses get free access to over 500 million customers in the EU – and can trade with no tariffs or barriers. This helps them grow and create jobs here in the UK.