Liberal Democrat news
Within hours of the momentous decision by the Scottish people to remain in the UK, Westminster found itself once again bogged down in conventional party political point scoring.
I have seen for myself the way in which the vested interests in the two old parties can conspire to block reform - scuppering elections to the House of Lords and a clean up of party funding in recent years.
Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg, will today set out his vision for decentralisation and devolution for the North of England.
Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will speak today at an event hosted by IPPR North in Sheffield, where he will set out his vision for decentralisation and devolution for the North of England.
On Thursday 18 September, Scottish voters will go to the polls to decide whether Scotland should remain part of the UK or become an independent country.
Liberal Democrats across the UK are campaigning to keep Scotland part of our family of nations because together we are stronger, safer and more prosperous.
Liberal Democrat Education Minister David Laws has today launched a new scheme to recruit 100 top school leaders to turn around struggling schools.
The Talented Leaders scheme aims to recruit the best headteachers in the country and place them in schools facing the toughest challenges.
Today, Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg unveiled a "manifesto for the next generation" launching the party’s pre-manifesto, an 80-page document that will form the backbone of the party’s 2015 election platform.
The document includes a host of policies aimed unapologetically at realising the potential of children and young people.
Liberal Democrats have today unveiled the party's pre-manifesto, which sets out out vision for Britain in the next Parliament
The policies in the pre-manifesto, which has spreading opportunity for the next generation at its heart, will be debated and voted on by our members at the upcoming Party Conference in Glasgow.
All 16-21 year olds in England will get a 66% discount on bus travel under plans unveiled by the Liberal Democrats today.
The proposal, which forms part of the pre-manifesto launched today, would see all 16-21 year olds would be given a Young Person’s Bus Pass. It would help young people with the cost of travel by offering a minimum two thirds discount on bus travel in England. Bus companies would then be able to add their own discounts on top of that.
A Digital Bill of Rights to protect people’s privacy and give them more control over their data online would be introduced as part of a Liberal Democrat manifesto for the next election.
The plans also include outlawing ‘revenge porn’ and the posting of intimate or pornographic photographs of a person without their consent.
The Liberal Democrats have taken the first step in reforming the bedroom tax by winning a crucial vote in Parliament.
Under the proposals, which were passed today in the House of Commons, existing tenants will not be penalised when they cannot move into smaller accommodation because this is not available or where there is a serious medical reason for an additional room.