Liberal Democrat news

Tom Brake: the Human Rights Act

Tue, 26/05/2015

Tom Brake, the Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has written about the Tories' plans to abolish the Human Rights Act. You can back our campaign to protect it here.

Tom writes:

Leadership candidates unite to launch campaign to protect Human Rights Act

Mon, 25/05/2015

The Liberal Democrat leadership candidates Tim Farron and Norman Lamb have joined forces to launch the party's campaign to protect the Human Rights Act.

Stop the Conservatives from scrapping the Human Rights Act

Thu, 21/05/2015

Before the election Liberal Democrats warned that if the Conservatives won a majority they would scrap the Human Rights Act.

Liberal Democrat volunteer evening a runaway success

Fri, 15/05/2015

The Liberal Democrats first post-election volunteer event has been described as a runaway success.

Extreme views are best defeated by free speech

Wed, 13/05/2015

Commenting on the Conservatives' plans to introduce banning orders, Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake said:

More than 10,000 new members since polling day

Wed, 13/05/2015

Since polls closed on Thursday, more than 10,000 new members have joined the Liberal Democrats.

Liberal Democrat leadership election timetable

Tue, 12/05/2015

Following the agreement of the Federal Executive and the Liberal Democrats' returning officer, the timetable below has been set out ahead of the election of a new leader.

Liberal Democrat membership surge

Mon, 11/05/2015

Membership of the Liberal Democrats is now at more than 54,240.

A message from Nick Clegg to Liberal Democrat members

Fri, 08/05/2015

Nick Clegg has written to Liberal Democrat members following the General Election. His letter is below:

Letter from Paddy Ashdown to Liberal Democrat Members

Fri, 08/05/2015

Paddy Ashdown has written to members of the Liberal Democrats on what has been an extremely hard night for the party. His letter is below: