Liberal Democrats

Conference - Monday Highlights

Gina Miller’s Speech

Gina Miller delivered an impassioned speech on the need to continue with a unified fight against Brexit.

Let’s be clear, in the debate we had in 2016 about Europe, there was scant idealism. Lies were told.

Miller called on people to put the national interest ahead of political divisions:

“Even...Read More »

Conference - Sunday Highlights

Jo Swinson’s Speech

In her keynote speech Jo Swinson declared that the Liberal Democrats are the only party who will put people at the heart of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

When society demanded better, it was liberals who delivered. The Fourth Industrial Revolution gives us the same opportunity, and Conference –...Read More »

Conference - Saturday Highlights

Tom Brake’s Speech

The Liberal Democrat (anti-Brexit) Spokesperson set out a vision for the UK staying in the EU with a real Brexit dividend of getting out of this madness. He also had a few words for some of the individuals responsible for this continued mess:

On Boris Johnson:

“If that is our...Read More »

Lib Dems stand up for civil liberties

The Liberal Democrats are opposing Government proposals to:

  • criminalise “reckless” speech,
  • make it a crime just to travel to certain places,
  • criminalise what you read on the internet,
  • give police more power to hold innocent people’s DNA, and
  • allow officers to detain people at airports without suspicion.

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Giving Everyone a Stake

The party expects these reforms to raise an additional £15 billion per year, though this is likely to grow as the rate of wealth passed down increases in the coming years.
Liberal Democrat members will debate and vote on the proposals at the party’s Autumn Conference in Brighton next...Read More »

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