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Friday, 20 July 2018

What will the party debate in Brighton?

Federal Conference Committee met this weekend – unusually at Amnesty HQ in London rather than LDHQ – to set the Agenda for Autumn conference in Brighton. If you have not yet registered, please don’t forget – conference runs from the 15th to 18th September, and you can sign up at   https://www.eventsforce.net/autumnconference2018 . Or, if you’d like to take advantage of our new refer-a-friend discounts, see   https://www.libdems.org.uk/refer_a_friend   Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/conference-debates-a18 Read more »

Thursday, 19 July 2018

5 Things You Need To Know About The New Brexit Secretary

1. He approves of a higher pay rate for men His statements on the gender pay gap are shocking. He stated, “men work longer hours, die earlier but retire later than women.” He expanded, saying “from the cradle to the grave, men get the raw deal”. Raab's comments are completely out of touch with reality, plain and simple. 2. He wants to dismantle the Human Rights Act Dominic Raab has referred to the legislation that grants every UK citizen fundamental rights and freedoms as “rushed” and “flawed”. He attempted to dismantle human rights by introducing a British Bill of Rights which was quickly rejected. Dominic Raab only values certain liberties and freedoms, and he misses the mark on an entire system of rights that maintains a sense of checks and balances on state abuse of power. 3. He calls feminists “obnoxious bigots” Let us not forget Raab’s ignorant comments calling feminists the “most obnoxious bigots”. Raab thinks it is unnecessary to close the equality gap amongst men a Read more »

Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Mandela Day

It is a day when we must remember that every person has the power to change the world. It has been 100 years since Mandela's birth. His dedication to the service of humanity and his contribution to the struggle for democracy continue to inspire millions of people. Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/mandela_day Read more »

There are no depths to which the Conservatives won't stoop

Two weeks ago, I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. His name is Gabriel and we adore him. Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/there-are-no-depths-to-which-the-conservatives-won-t-stoop Read more »

Monday, 16 July 2018

Trump’s politics of hate and division have no place in Britain

Jo Swinson speaking at the March against Trump Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/trumps-politics-of-hate-and-division-have-no-place-in-britain Read more »

Customs and Trade Bills Update

In the next few days, MPs will vote on the Customs (Taxation) and Trade Bills. These bills will be both pivotal to our future relationship with the EU and a battleground for parliamentary democracy itself. Follow this link for more info: http://www.libdems.org.uk/customs-and-trade-bills-update Read more »