Liberal Democrat news

EU leads largest ever international operation against wildlife crime

Fri, 19/06/2015

Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder has congratulated Europol and law enforcement agencies across the EU for conducting the biggest ever international operation against the illegal wildlife trade.

Conservative wind farm plans are a threat to our environment

Fri, 19/06/2015

Following reports that the Conservatives will cut wind farm subsidies earlier than planned, Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change spokesperson Lord Purvis said:

Cllr Keith House writes: The new Housing Finance Institute can help Councils build homes

Wed, 17/06/2015

Britain needs to build more than 200,000 new homes each year. We’ve all said it so many times before. Yet we are falling short of this target.

That’s why the Housing Finance Institute (HFI) is being launched. To help to get the money to build the homes we need. The aims of the HFI are to increase housing supply across all tenures; to unlock opportunities for the public sector and to help business to deliver and finance housing.