Four Key Principles

The Liberal Democrats have announced they will fight the General Election on four key principles, The Liberal Democrats campaign is designed to make Britain a fairer place: Fair taxes A fair start for every child Fair, clean and local politics A fair, green economy with jobs that last “People

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£10,000 income tax threshold

At the Lib Dem Autumn Bournemouth Conference, the main debate – A Fresh Start For Britain – featured the the central policy issues on which the General Election will be fought. The main one is our commitment to raising the income tax threshold to £10,000. Chester parliamentary

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Vauxhalls

Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Jewkes has spoken out against remarks made by Andrew Miller MP who criticised the Lib Dem Treasury Spokesman Vince Cable MP. Vince Cable is a very respected national politician who predicted the economic calamity that has overtaken our country; suggested the steps the

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MP’s Expenses scandal

The Liberal Democrats have long campaigned for the details MPs’ expenses to be made publicly available. It is taxpayers’ money they are spending. Both Labour and the Conservatives opposed this and wanted MPs exempt from the Freedom of Information Act. Now we know why they

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Elizabeth Jewkes calls for lower taxes for the low paid

Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate, Elizabeth Jewkes is calling for the government to stop taking income tax from the lowest paid. ‘No one who only earns the Minimum Wage should be paying income tax’ she says. ‘The government recognises that people cannot live on the Minimum

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