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Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Brexit Deal Briefing

"A People's Vote is now the only way to escape from this mess" - Vince Cable Any Brexit deal will leave the UK weakened and the public poorer. “And before the ink is dry, the Conservative Party will tear into what little Theresa May has been able to agree. The Prime Minister now faces a defeat in Parliament, as a majority will be hard or impossible to secure for what she has come up with." The Liberal Democrats have been fighting this disastrous Brexit since the very beginning. The people must be given the final say on the deal, and the option to remain.  Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/brexit-deal-briefing Read more »

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Sal Speaks: November 2018

This week is Transgender Awareness week, and if you haven’t had a chance to read my blog on the importance of supporting and standing alongside our transgender friends and colleagues, you can read it here: libdems.org.uk/trans-rights-are-human-rights . Transgender and intersex communities are too often marginalised, and many forget that in the fight for equality, trans rights are human rights.   We must, and we are, endeavouring to ensure that a vulnerable group of people are able to live as they are entitled to under our laws. Please sign up to support our campaign here:  libdems.org.uk/trans . Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/sal-speaks-nov-2018 Read more »

Trans rights are human rights

Across the Atlantic, Trump and his cronies are doing their very best to rewrite the definition of transgender out of existence . An agenda of social cleansing that feeds into his administration’s insular and antagonistic narrative. We may like to think that Trump’s views are in isolation, that his fear of difference does not seep to our shores, but it does. Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/trans-rights-are-human-rights Read more »

Friday, 9 November 2018

Corbyn says "We can't stop Brexit"

Jeremy Corbyn was asked " If you could stop Brexit, would you? " His response? " We can't stop it. The referendum took place. Article 50 has been triggered. " Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/corbyn-cant-stop-brexit Read more »

Johnson resigns to back final say on Brexit

Today, Jo Johnson quit as a Conservative government minister over the Brexit deal Theresa May is putting together - a deal which gives people the worst of both worlds.  Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/mr-johnson-agrees-with-us Read more »

Happy 20th birthday to the Human Rights Act!

20 years ago today the Human Rights Act became law, incorporating the European Convention on Human Rights into UK law. The Liberal Democrats had been campaigning for the Human Rights Act ever since we were founded, but our fight to protect people’s rights and freedoms didn’t end when it passed... Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/happy-birthday-hra Read more »