Covid ID card cost leak ‘bombshell revelation’

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Commenting on the news that the Government’s private impact assessment for vaccine passports shows the estimated turnover of affected venues could drop between £345 million and £2.067 billion if Covid-19 certification came in, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesperson Alistair Carmichael MP

Tory MPs refusal to wear masks in Commons utter hypocrisy

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Tory MPs refusal to wear masks in Commons “utter hypocrisy” The Liberal Democrats have said it is “utter hypocrisy” for Conservative MPs not to wear masks in the Commons, after the Health Secretary yesterday urged people to wear masks in crowded spaces. It comes after

PMQs: Govt dodges committment to repeal the Vagrancy Act

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PMQs: Govt dodges commitment to repeal the Vagrancy Act Responding to the Prime Minister’s Question which saw the Government once again dodge a solid commitment to repeal the Vagrancy Act, Liberal Democrat MP and longstanding campaigner for the repeal of the Vagrancy Act, Layla Moran

Vaccine passport vote secured from Javid by Lib Dems

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Vaccine passport vote secured from Javid by Lib Dems Responding to the news that Health Secretary Sajid Javid has promised a vote in the House of Commons on vaccine passports, Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson Munira Wilson MP said: “Vaccine passports are Covid ID cards in all but

HGV drivers: Chronic shortage stifles our economy

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*HGV drivers: Chronic shortage stifles our economy * *Responding to the latest ONS figures on HGV driver vacancies, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Transport Sarah Olney MP said: * “These figures reveal the chronic shortage of HGV drivers that is stifling our economy, and the

Butcher visas: Groundhog day for half-baked visa schemes

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Reacting to the Government giving overseas butchers a six month temporary visa, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Food and Rural Affairs Tim Farron MP said: “It is groundhog day again as Ministers scramble to rush out another half-baked and inadequate visa scheme. “If Ministers think the

NHS backlog: Govt failing to get to grips with crisis

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Reacting to new statistics which show there are a record 5.7m people in England waiting for hospital treatment – a figure growing by 100,000 a month – Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Health and Social Care Munira Wilson MP said: “These damning figures show the government is