Hotel quarantine must not stop grieving families saying goodbye

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Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael has secured assurances from the Home Secretary that bereaved family members will not be stung by new hotel quarantine measures. Speaking to Priti Patel in the Commons today, Mr Carmichael urged the Government to ensure grieving families weren’t

100,000 COVID deaths a “dark day for our country

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100,000 COVID deaths a “dark day for our country,” Ed Davey Responding to the news that more than 100,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the UK, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey, said: “The death of over 100,000 people with coronavirus is a dark day for our country.

We must have a public inquiry now – Ed Davey

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Responding the Prime Minister’s press conference as 100,000 people have been lost to COVID-19, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey MP said: “Waiting for the end of this pandemic to hold a public inquiry leaves the country destined to fight yesterday’s battles. Lessons learnt

Cancel debt to aid recovery

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“Cancel debt to aid recovery,” Lib Dems Following the International Development Committee’s calls for the cancellation of developing countries’ debt due to the coronavirus pandemic, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs Layla Moran said: “Developing

Foreign aid cuts expose what the Tories really think

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Responding to the news that the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office aid budget is to be cut by over 25%, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs spokesperson Layla Moran MP said: “These deep cuts to aid spending are incredibly concerning. The Foreign Secretary has assured us of the

EU ambassador must be granted full diplomatic status

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Responding to FCO Minister Lord Armad’s answer to Baroness Ludford’s urgent question on the diplomatic status of the EU’s ambassador, senior Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Ludford said: “This is not some arcane spat about a dusty diplomatic convention. It is about

Local homelessness figures demand eviction ban extension

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Local homelessness figures demand eviction ban extension, Lib Dems warn The Liberal Democrats in Calder Valley have urged the Government to extend the eviction ban as official figures reveal that 48 of Calderdale families in private rented accommodation were deemed at risk of homelessness.

PM Must Apologise Over Grades

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PM must apologise over grade award “shambles” Ahead of the expected announcement that all A level and GCSE pupils in England are to get their teacher assessed grade, Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran said: “Despite the warnings, the Education