There is striking lesson from the efforts of different countries to tackle coronavirus, efforts that have varied remarkably and tragically in their effectiveness. … Read the full post »
Alistair Carmichael was elected Liberal Democrat MP for Orkney and Shetland in 2001.
Following the events in Clapham this evening, Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey has written a letter to Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick calling on her to resign. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrats are calling for the ban on asylum seekers working to be lifted, as new Home Office figures reveal that 46,796 people have been waiting more than six months for a decision on their claim. … Read the full post »
Great to see an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on electoral reform up and running again. … Read the full post »
Liberal Democrat Newswire #145 came out last week, looking at the wrong, and the right, question to ask about Brexit. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrats today led cross-party opposition to the Government’s Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill, calling a vote against the legislation in the House of Commons.
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Following the news of Layla Moran taking up the party’s foreign affairs brief, she is being succeeded as education spokesperson by Daisy Cooper. … Read the full post »
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Hong Kong has published the findings of its inquiry into violations of human rights and humanitarian principles by the Hong Kong Police Force. … Read the full post »
This watershed report confirms an alarming truth: this Conservative Government has failed to take the Russian threat to our democracy seriously. … Read the full post »
The Liberal Democrats have called on the Foreign Secretary to acknowledge that the Chinese government is “engineering a genocide of the Uyghur people”. … Read the full post »