Lobbying Bill – impact on third party campaigning

This Bill is about extending that transparency further to give people more confidence in the way third parties interact with the political system. So where third parties campaign in a way which supports a particular political party or its candidates they will be required to fully record and

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School places

We are spending £5bn by 2015 on creating new school places — more than double the amount spent by the previous Government in the same timeframe. By September, we expect 190,000 extra places will have been created, with many more still to come, and are working with councils to ensure funding is

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Childcare

Thanks to Liberal Democrats in Government, from this week, 130,000 two-year olds from the poorest homes will be eligible for 15 hours of free childcare a week with a nursery or childminder. Liberal Democrats know that the early years make the crucial difference to a child’s chances of reaching

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Syria

Parliament has spoken and made clear that it doesn’t want British involvement in military action and we will respect that. Our focus now will be on making the case internationally for a robust response to the use of chemical weapons by the regime and getting the world to unite behind bringing

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Dangerous dogs

Dog attacks are terrifying and we need harsh penalties to punish those who allow their dog to injure people while out of control. We’re already toughening up laws to ensure that anyone who owns a dangerous dog can be brought to justice, regardless of where a dog attack takes place.

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