Lib Dems announce plans to plant 60 million trees a year

Trees

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

Surgeons

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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