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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, 5 December 2019

What Boris Johnson would do to Britain

There are just days to go until the UK goes to the polls in the 2019 general election. Now, more than ever, it's crucial that we stop Boris Johnson in his pursuit of a hard Brexit and a far-right Conservative government.If you weren't already convinced, here are just a few things Johnson would do to Britain if he manages to stay in No. 10 and why we must stop him. 1. Crash us out of the EUWe know that any form of Brexit would be damaging to our country, and so does Boris Johnson. But because he only cares about himself, he's continuing to push for a hard Brexit at any cost. In fact, it's been confirmed that the Conservatives would not extend the EU transition period beyond 2020, meaning that a catastrophic No Deal Brexit is still on the table and could happen in just over a year's time. The Liberal Democrats are clear: we want to stop Brexit, stay in the EU and invest the £50 billion Remain Bonus in public services and tackling inequality.2. Risk a border across th…
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What Boris Johnson would do to Britain

There are just days to go until the UK goes to the polls in the 2019 general election. Now, more than ever, it's crucial that we stop Boris Johnson in his pursuit of a hard Brexit and a far-right Conservative government.If you weren't already convinced, here are just a few things Johnson would do to Britain if he manages to stay in No. 10 and why we must stop him. 1. Crash us out of the EUWe know that any form of Brexit would be damaging to our country, and so does Boris Johnson. But because he only cares about himself, he's continuing to push for a hard Brexit at any cost. In fact, it's been confirmed that the Conservatives would not extend the EU transition period beyond 2020, meaning that a catastrophic No Deal Brexit is still on the table and could happen in just over a year's time. The Liberal Democrats are clear: we want to stop Brexit, stay in the EU and invest the £50 billion Remain Bonus in public services and tackling inequality.2. Risk a border across th…
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Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Johnson can try to distance himself from Trump at the Nato summit – but we all know they're two peas in a pod

Not only do the pair have mutual admiration for one another, their approach to politics seems practically identical. Pretending otherwise now would be disingenuous
Follow this link for more info: https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/boris-johnson-trump-nato-general-election-brexit-nhs-a9229441.html
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Jo's Message for International Day of Persons with Disabilities

As a Party we are clear: people with disabilities must have the opportunity to fully participate in every aspect of society3rd December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. A day set aside to promote the rights and well-being of people with disabilities.Let us use today to increase our understanding of disabilities which can be physical, mental, sensory or cognitive.
Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/international-day-persons-disabilities
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Moran: 1,624 academics quitting Oxford universities in three years evidence of the “Brexit brain drain”

Layla Moran, Lib Dem candidate for Oxford West and Abingdon, has condemned the "Brexit brain drain" after research by the Liberal Democrats revealed that 1,624 EU academics from Oxford and Oxford Brookes universities combined have quit in the three years since the Brexit vote.

527 academics from the EU left Oxford University alone in 2018/19, the figures show, with 46 leaving Oxford Brookes in the same period. Since the 2016 referendum 1,515 EU academics have left Oxford University, and 109 have left Oxford Brookes.The analysis, based on Freedom of Information responses from 81 universities, shows that across the country 4,014 EU academics have left UK universities in 2018/19.

Layla Moran said the figures reveal that uncertainty across Oxfordshire over freedom of movement and international research funding is leading to a “Brexit brain drain”.

Academics face uncertainty over both their immigration status and their funding following Brexit, meaning the UK risks becoming less …
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Sunday, 1 December 2019

The 12 Lies Of Brexit

Welcome to the ‘Twelve Lies of Brexit’, where we will be unwrapping the biggest porkies told by senior Leave politicians.
Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/12-lies-of-brexit
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