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Earley Lib Dems Celebrating Victory in May's elections

The Lib Dems gained all THREE seats in Earley and a further FIVE seats in the rest of Wokingham.

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Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Holocaust Memorial Day

It is vital that we remember these innocent victims and tell new generations of the unspeakable things people experienced in Nazi death camps and ghettos, from the torture to the mass exterminations.It’s vital because we must never forget the lesson - that every human life should be valued and cared for.The theme of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day - be the light in the darkness - is the lesson we can all choose to live out. That as we struggle with what the world confronts us with - we can all choose to be a force for good. And that choosing to be a light in the darkness will always be a necessary choice.There can be devastating consequences if we choose to turn a blind eye to hate and injustice.For as we say again, “never again”, we must recognise that the depravity, evil and lies that led to the Holocaust still exists in our world today.For the path to genocide starts with words, hate speech and discrimination, and will unfold still further if people are indifferent or passive.As…
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The Weekly Whip

Welcome to the Weekly Whip. Your one-stop shop for Lib Dem Parliamentary updates, covering the week that was and the week to come. For up to date information from the Lib Dem Whips Office, follow us on Twitter: @LibDemWhips 
Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/weekly-whip28
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Government delay to landmark Environment Bill “not good enough”

Munira expresses her disappointment about the Government's decision to delay the Environment Bill by at least 6 months.
Follow this link for more info: https://www.munira.org.uk/news/govt-delay-to-landmark-environment-bill-not-good-enough/
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Monday, 25 January 2021

The Government could have done more for frontline workers

We are in debt to all the front-line workers who have put their own health at risk to fight this virus and keep us safe.It is clear that the Government could have done far more to protect our key workersEveryone must continue to do their bit and make every effort to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.This new data shows the sacrifice that front-line workers have made to protect us all from this terrible disease.It is clear that the Government could have done far more to protect our key workers by providing proper PPE and an effective test, trace and isolate system.BREAKING: The Office for National Statistics has released data which breaks down coronavirus-related deaths according to occupation in England and Wales.@SkyEnda talks us through the key details.

Latest here: https://t.co/FCO9E5IcZmpic.twitter.com/Toa5C8AYiy — Sky News (@SkyNews) January 25, 2021Even now many cases are not being traced and support for those self-isolating is pitifully low. That is why the promised
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Saturday, 23 January 2021

Nurseries “an afterthought” and “being held to ransom” by government

Layla Moran has written to the Education Secretary slamming the Government for treating nurseries and early years settings as “an afterthought”, and urging him to “provide them with the clarity, reassurance, and attention which they deserve.”
Follow this link for more info: http://www.laylamoran.com/nurseries_an_afterthought_and_being_held_to_ransom_by_government
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Friday, 22 January 2021

Party Bodies Review

‘How do we make a difference?’ That was the question the Party Body Review Group was asked to answer. Looking at the range of Party bodies, there was only one way to find out!As a Review Group we decided to ask those Party Organisations what they thought, where the gaps were, how they could make a difference to the Party going forward and how they might help one another. The Review captures their views, their potential and the opportunity for the Party as a whole to benefit from changes and how they and the Party relate to one another.The Review Group members interviewed representatives of Party Organisations and non UK Parties and held Webinars to discuss interim findings. The report presented reflects both the views of those organisations and of Party members who took part in the on line survey.The Review Group members are Bess Mayhew, Steffan Aquarone, Tim Pickstone and is ably helped and supported by Jack Coulson. My thanks to them for their unstinting commitment to our task and t…
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