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

Sunak must not leave job creation to last minute

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Responding to the latest unemployment figures from the ONS, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for the Treasury Christine Jardine said: “Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak untold damage in the lives of millions of people, none of whom should be left to fight this crisis alone. “Mass unemployment

Use of Article 16 wrong and short-sighted

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Responding to reports that the EU is set to impose restrictions on vaccine exports and invoke Article 16, Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs spokesperson Layla Moran MP said: “The effectiveness of the COVID vaccine depends on countries working together. “The use of Article 16 to restrict the