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Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Government U-turn on EU nationals “better late than never” – Layla Moran

Responding to the Government’s decision to scrap the controversial £65 fee Layla Moran has slammed the pilot scheme. This comes in light of multiple businesses and organisations including the NHS and university in Oxfordshire paying these fees to ensure their workers are not disrupted post-Brexit. Follow this link for more info: http://www.laylamoran.com/government_u_turn_on_eu_nationals_better_late_than_never_layla_moran Read more »

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My letter to Theresa May

Last Tuesday night Theresa May lost the vote on her Brexit deal by 432 votes to 202. It's the biggest defeat by a Prime Minister in Commons history. The next day, Jeremy Corbyn called a no-confidence vote in the Government. It failed. Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/pm-letter Read more »

Saturday, 19 January 2019

Ministers agree to consider Lib Dem plans for new referendum

Vince Cable says move follows cross-party talks on Brexit deadlock options Cabinet ministers involved in cross-party talks on how to break the Brexit deadlock have given the first indication that they are prepared to examine plans for a potential second referendum on the UK’s departure from the EU, according to the Liberal Democrat leader, Sir Vince Cable. The offer to examine a possible timetable for a second vote drawn up by the Lib Dems was made during discussions between senior Liberal Democrats and two cabinet ministers involved in the talks, Michael Gove and David Lidington, in the Cabinet Office on Thursday morning. Continue reading... Follow this link for more info: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jan/19/ministers-second-brexit-referendum-lib-dems Read more »

Royal College of Nursing call for urgent extension of Article 50 to allow time for a People’s Vote

For many nurses, serious concerns remain over the impact leaving the EU will have on staff numbers, the availability of medicines and access to European data and research. Follow this link for more info: https://www.rcn.org.uk/news-and-events/news/rcn-calls-for-urgent-extension-of-article-50-to-allow-time-for-a-peoples-vote Read more »

Sal Speaks: January 2019

What times we live in. The SODEM team led by Steve have been outside my office with their cries of “Stop Brexit!” for the last two and a half years and earlier this week we came closer to doing that very thing. The vote was the biggest loss by a government ever and you, our members, contributed to that immensely. Each and every time we’ve asked you to get involved in the Brexit campaign over those last two and a half years you’ve stepped up to the plate and exceeded expectations. When the history of Brexit is written (if Tim Shipman isn’t already writing it!) the Liberal Democrats will be at the heart of it as having led the way from start to finish for a people’s vote and that’s because of YOU. Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/sal-speaks-jan-2019 Read more »

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While the government focuses on cleaning up its Brexit mess, these are the issues being ignored

The poorest and most vulnerable in our society are paying the price for ideological Brexiteers to chase their wildest dreams Follow this link for more info: http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/brexit-theresa-may-deal-vote-confidence-homeless-housing-crisis-lib-dems-a8734926.html Read more »