Today the Liberal Democrats elected their Jo Swinson as our new leader, replacing Vince Cable. Jo joined the party when she was 17, and is the MP for East Dunbartonshire. Her first speach as leader is below: Thank you all so much. I am delighted, honoured, absolutely over the moon to stand
The Liberal Democrats have thrown down the gauntlet to Theresa May to secure a safe future for the UK in the face of Brexit. Recent speeches by senior Tories have lacked substance and delivered little clarity of what the Cabinet’s view of a post Brexit Britain will look like. We are
Figures released by the ONS this morning show interest was 3.0% in October 2017, unchanged from last month. The inflation rate for food and non-alcoholic beverages continued to increase to 4.1%, the highest since September 2013. “Households are being hit with a relentless Brexit squeeze.
In evidence given to the House of Commons Defence Committee today (Tuesday 14th November 2017) General Sir Richard Barrons, the ex-Defence Chief, has warned that the government will be “responsible for tipping the armed forces into institutional failure” unless it reverses cuts to
A BBC Panorama documentary airing tonight (Monday 13th November 2017) on the ‘Student Loans Scandal’ will reveal how education agents are recruiting bogus students to private colleges to claim loans they should not have access to. Agents help students to obtain fraudulent qualifications, offer