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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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Thursday, 24 June 2021

Munira introduces Bill to improve support for children and young people’s mental health

Munira introduced a Bill in Parliament that, if passed, would help improve the support available for children and young people's mental health
Follow this link for more info: https://www.munira.org.uk/news/munira-introduces-bill-to-improve-support-for-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health/
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Wednesday, 23 June 2021

MP urges Secretary of State to hold Parliamentary vote on Australia trade deal

In the House of Commons this morning, Cumbrian MP Tim Farron pressed the Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, to hold a vote in Parliament on the Government's new controversial trade deal with Australia. Tim has also tabled an Early Day Motion in Parliament this morning, calling for MPs to have the final say on an agreement which has prompted wide spread concern by both farmers and animal welfare charities.
Follow this link for more info: http://timfarron.co.uk/en/article/2021/1408142/mp-urges-secretary-of-state-to-hold-parliamentary-vote-on-australia-trade-deal
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Visa fees should be waived for all UK armed forces personnel and their families

Excessive fees have prevented many brave veterans from taking up their right to settle in the UK with their families. They deserve better.
Follow this link for more info: https://www.politicshome.com/thehouse/article/visa-fees-should-be-waived-for-all-uk-armed-forces-personnel-and-their-families
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Friday, 18 June 2021

Liberal Democrats are changing the narrative

Sky and the BBC have led with our story all day, we are cutting through.
Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/lib-dems-narrative
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The Liberal Democrats can bring the ‘blue wall’ down – and this Conservative government with it

Our resounding victory demonstrates the discontent, the frustration and the anger that so many people feel towards Boris Johnson and his dishonest Conservative government.
Follow this link for more info: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/lib-dems-by-election-sarah-green-blue-wall-ed-davey-b1868671.html
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Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Priti Patel is turning her back on refugees

Priti Patel says refugees should come to the UK through safe and legal routes, and is threatening to punish any who don’t.And what about the people who do come to the UK seeking sanctuary, having left their homes fleeing war or prosecution? They should be welcomed with compassion, not kept in limbo for months while their claims are processed.Those same statistics reveal that 50,084 asylum seekers have been waiting more than six months for a decision from the Home Office – a number that has doubled on Priti Patel’s watch. That’s the scandal she should be tackling, but none of her endless series of cruel proposals will actually help solve it. In fact, they’ll just cause even longer delays.The Home Office is clearly not fit for purpose. So instead of making it harder for refugees to claim asylum, let’s take these decisions away from the Home Office altogether.A new arms-length, non-political agency should take over, with the staff, training and resources to process applications quickly, …
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