Lib Dems: Creative subjects are at the heart of plans to build a brighter future

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Liberal Democrats will put creative subjects back at the heart of the school curriculum as part of their plans to build a brighter future.

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Lib Dems to build homes for brighter future

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A Liberal Democrat government will tackle the housing crisis by ensuring that 300,000 new homes are built per year, including 100,000 social homes for rent. 

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Liberal Democrats Launch 2019 Election Manifesto

Launch General Election 2019

The Liberal Democrats will today launch their 2019 General Election Manifesto, outlining a clear plan to build a brighter future for people and the planet. The first step will be to stop Brexit and use a £50 billion Remain Bonus to invest in public services and tackling inequality.

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Lib Dems: £10 billion for schools and 20,000 more teachers is an investment in our children’s future

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Today (Wednesday 20 November) the Liberal Democrats will announce plans to spend £10 billion more a year on schools and hire 20,000 more teachers by the end of the next Parliament. This comes ahead of the Liberal Democrat manifesto launch later today.

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Lib Dems will invest £35 billion and stop Brexit to protect NHS

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The Liberal Democrats have today (19/11/2019) set out their plans to protect the NHS, by stopping Brexit and investing an extra £35 billion in the health service and social care over the next five years.

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Swinson: Liberal Democrats will scrap business rates

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Speaking to the CBI today, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson announced that the Liberal Democrats would scrap business rates entirely to breathe new life into our high streets.

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Swinson: The Liberal Democrats are the party of business

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Today (18/11/19), Leader of the Liberal Democrats Jo Swinson will be making a speech to business leaders at the CBI annual conference. She will be making the case that the Liberal Democrats are the natural party of business.

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Lib Dems commit £6 billion per year to strengthen welfare system

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The Liberal Democrats will today (Sunday 17 November) announce bold proposals to invest £6 billion per year to strengthen the welfare system over the next Parliament. This forms part of the party's ambitious plans to build a brighter future.

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Lib Dems announce proposals to fix broken immigration system

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The Liberal Democrats will today (Saturday 16 November) unveil their Plan for Immigration and Asylum. The plan sets out the party’s ambitious proposals for a fair, effective immigration system – part of the Liberal Democrats' broader plan to build a brighter future.

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Lib Dems announce plans to plant 60 million trees a year

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Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson will plant a tree in Hampstead today (Saturday 16 November), as the party announces ambitious proposals to undertake the largest tree-planting programme in UK history. A Liberal Democrat government will plant 60 million trees every year, increasing UK forest cover by 1 million hectares by 2045.

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Davey: A Lib Dem govt would spend £100bn on tackling climate emergency

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Today [15/11] Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor and Deputy Leader Ed Davey will be making his General Election keynote speech in Leeds.

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Lib Dems unveil plan for Equalities and Human Rights

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The Liberal Democrats will today (Thursday 14 November) unveil the party’s Plan for Equalities and Human Rights. The plan is at the heart of the party’s vision to build a brighter future for everyone.

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Lib Dems to invest £500 million in youth services to help tackle knife crime

 

Knife crimeThe Liberal Democrats have set out ambitious plans to tackle soaring levels of knife crime, by investing £500 million in youth services and adopting a public health approach to youth violence.

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Lib Dems set out plans to strengthen support for survivors of violence and abuse

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Today, the Liberal Democrats have set out how a Liberal Democrat government will strengthen support for survivors of violence against women and girls and domestic abuse.

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Liberal Democrats pledge to invest in flood defences

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The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to create a £5bn flood prevention and adaptation fund.

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Lib Dems to create ambitious £10,000 Skills Wallet for every adult

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The Liberal Democrats have set out their vision for a “new era of learning throughout life” with the creation of an ambitious Skills Wallet. This will give every adult £10,000 to spend on education and training throughout their lives.

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Boost free childcare to build a brighter future - Lib Dems

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The Liberal Democrats announced bold plans to introduce free childcare from 9 months, transforming the lives of parents and children across the UK.

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Lib Dems respond to NEU schools league table

 

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A new NEU league table reveals that Boris Johnson’s funding plans will see 83% of schools receiving less money per pupil in April 2020, in real terms, than they received in 2015.

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Jardine: The Tories visa plan is a tax on nurses

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Liberal Democrat Shadow Home Secretary Christine Jardine has slammed the Tories for creating a “Nurse Tax” on EU citizens who come to the UK to work for the NHS.

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UK family of nations must work together to stop Brexit

 

UK and EU flags

Liberal Democrat Leader Jo Swinson will make the case to Remain voters in Scotland to back the Liberal Democrats to protect Scotland’s place at the heart of the EU, as she visits North East Fife as part of her Leader’s Tour of the UK.

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