Lib Dems to strip out 25% of “toxic” Home Office to prevent another Windrush

The Liberal Democrats have announced today that they will move more than 9,000 members of staff out of the Home Office, under the party’s plans to strip the discredited department of responsibility for immigration and asylum. Highlighting the Windrush Scandal, the Hostile Environment and the larg...

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Lib Dems to triple support for disadvantaged pre-school children

The Liberal Democrats have today announced they would triple funding for disadvantaged children aged three and four attending nurseries and other childcare providers. The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) – introduced by Liberal Democrats in Government in 2015 – gives childcare providers up to £30...

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Labour copying Lib Dem policy but with no hope of delivering

Responding to today’s announcement by the Labour Party on school funding and teacher recruitment, Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Secretary Layla Moran said: “Our schools and colleges should be world class, but instead Conservative cuts  have led to staff being sacked and schools closing early ...

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Scottish indépendance

Swinson warns of imminent Scottish independence  With one week to go until polling day, Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson will address activists at a rally in Edinburgh and warn that there is the threat of a fresh Scottish independence referendum unless the Liberal Democrats defeat nationalist M...

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Homeless 2019

Lib Dems: Tories' failure on child homelessness is shameful Responding to the report released today by Shelter that 135,000 children in Britain are homeless and living in temporary accommodation, which is the highest number in 12 years Liberal Democrat candidate Nick Ireland said: "It is unfathom...

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Nick Ireland & Cimate Change

A LibDem Government would spend £100bn tackling the Climate Emergency NICK IRELAND IS YOUR LIBERAL DEMOCRAT CANDIDATE FOR SOUTH DORSET.  HE IS THE LEADER OF OUR 29 DORSET COUNCILLORS.    HE PROPOSED THAT DORSET COUNCIL DECLARE A CLIMATE EMERGENCY, WHICH WAS ADOPTED.  HE CARES PASSIONATELY ABOUT ...

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