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Earley Manifesto - May 2019

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Sunday, 24 March 2019

14 progressive Lib Dem policies the government don't want you to know about

Many of these private members' bills simply fell off the parliamentary order paper this week - the Tory government failed to give us to debate these vital issues. Others were outright blocked. We must demand better than this broken government, distracted by their Brexit mess. Here are our 14 progressive private members' bills the government doesn't want you to know about. Cutting down plastic pollution We need radical action to cut down on plastic pollution. Alistair Carmichael's bill does just that. His bill would  require the government to commit to ambitious targets to reduce plastic pollution and report back on progress annually. It also aims to get rid of single use plastics by 2025. If we are to truly confront climate change and pollution, our ambition must match the enormity of the challenge ahead.  Providing end of life care for the homeless We must do much more to help those who are rough sleeping or homeless. That means a new approach to low cost and so Read more »

I am SO proud of our Party

I am SO proud of our Party today The fight against Brexit is not over. We showed we’re closer than ever to a People’s Vote Alongside other pro-Europeans, we showed the fight against Brexit is not over. We showed we’re closer than ever to a People’s Vote. Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/so-proud Read more »

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Liberal Democrat leadership made the 0.7% aid budget a legal reality, and we will continue to unequivocally and proudly defend it

It was Liberal Democrat leadership that made the 0.7% aid budget a legal reality, and we will continue to unequivocally and proudly defend its autonomy within an international rules-based system. Follow this link for more info: https://www.politicshome.com/news/world/opinion/house-lords/102717/baroness-sheehan-liberal-democrat-leadership-made-07-aid Read more »

Friday, 22 March 2019

In my last months as Lib Dem leader I’m determined to do one thing – force another Brexit referendum

With less than a week to go, the prime minister is trying to blame everyone except herself for the crisis she has created. Follow this link for more info: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/vince-cable-brexit-eu-referendum-put-it-to-the-people-march-a8833841.html Read more »

Thursday, 21 March 2019

A message from Vince

I’m on the train returning home from Brussels after a day speaking to European liberal leaders, ahead of the European Council, and then briefing the gathered media on the Liberal Democrat campaign for a People’s Vote, to stop Brexit. Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/vince-peoplesvote Read more »

This should be a national scandal

In the news this week, it was announced that an increasing number of schools across Birmingham have stopped their LGBT+ relationship education directly as a result of protesting parents. Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/lgbt-teaching-in-schools Read more »