Liberal Democrats

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Brexit: 'People like Boris Johnson and Michael Gove will have to concede the UK needs to pay something,' says Tom Brake MP

Brexit: 'People like Boris Johnson and Michael Gove will have to concede the UK needs to pay something,' says Tom Brake MP

'People like Boris Johnson, Michael Gove will have to concede UK owes something'

Tom Brake, the MP for Carshalton and Wallington, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the reported rise in the offer of money to the EU

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Sir Vince Cable dismisses suggestions Sarah Olney left his staff over reported election expenses investigation

Sir Vince Cable dismisses suggestions Sarah Olney left his staff over reported expenses investigation

Sir Vince Cable dismisses suggestions Sarah Olney left his staff over expenses

The Liberal Democrat Leader explained her reasoning for leaving in response to a question from Julia Hartley-Brewer

Paradise Papers: Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable suggests seizing control on British foreign territories operating as tax havens

Paradise Papers: Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable suggests seizing control on British foreign territories operating as tax havens

Sir Vince Cable suggests control on foreign territories to stop tax avoidance

The Liberal Democrat Leader spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the release of the Paradise Papers

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Jared O'Mara: From I'm A Celebrity to shocking language - MPs suspended from their parties

Jared O'Mara: From I'm A Celebrity to shocking language - MPs suspended from their parties

From I'm A Celebrity to shocking language - MPs suspended from their parties

Labour has suspended Jared O'Mara over alleged offensive comments but he's certainly not the first to be cautioned over something shocking

'Jared O'Mara was a last-minute choice against Nick Clegg', says Ken Livingstone

Jared O'Mara: Ken Livingstone blames Tony Blair's changes for candidate selection

Labour never thought Jared O'Mara could win his seat, says Ken Livingstone

The former London Mayor spoke to Paul Ross about the MP following his suspension

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

Boris Johnson to have 'crunch talks' with Theresa May in wake of Brexit article

Boris Johnson to have 'crunch talks' with Theresa May in wake of Brexit article

Boris Johnson to have 'crunch talks' with Theresa May in wake of Brexit article

The Foreign Secretary has been accused of being a 'backseat driver' after an article on Brexit for The Telegraph

Monday, September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017

Brexit: Voting against EU bill would be choosing a 'chaotic' exit ahead of key vote, says David Davis

Brexit: Voting against EU bill would be choosing a 'chaotic' exit ahead of key vote, says David Davis

Voting against EU bill is choosing a 'chaotic' exit, says David Davis

The bill to absolve EU law into faces its first key test in Parliament on Monday

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Customs Union: 'If I were a business I'd be very worried about Brexit', says Vince Cable

Vince Cable says Brexit is a 'slow-motion car crash'

Vince Cable says Brexit is a 'slow-=motion car crash'

Vince Cable says the Government's current customs union idea is very 'airy fairy'

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Sir Vince Cable: 'I'm not sneering at older people'

Sir Vince Cable on Brexit: 'I wasn't sneering at old people by saying they shafted the rest'

Vince Cable on Brexit: I wasn't sneering at old people with 'shafting' comments

The Leader of the Liberal Democrats clarified comments he made about older people being 'self-declared martyrs'

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Brexit: 'A type of Berlin wall across Ireland would be a terrible outcome,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cable MP

Brexit: 'A new Berlin wall across Ireland would be terrible,' says Sir Vince Cab

Sir Vince Cable MP spoke to James Whale and Ash Gould about the impact of negotiations on Northern Ireland

Monday, July 31, 2017

Monday, July 31, 2017

Brexit: Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

Brexit: Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

Boris Johnson dismisses resignation reports, blasts Sir Vince Cable

The Lib Dem leader said the Foreign Secretary might resign after reports of a cabinet dispute went public

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

Sir Vince Cable expected to win Liberal Democrat leadership

The MP for Twickenham is set to become party leader following the resignation of Tim Farron in the wake of the election

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Downing Street received extremism report last year, but Theresa May is yet to decide whether to publish it

Downing Street received extremism report last year, but Theresa May is yet to decide whether to publish it

Theresa May received extremism report last year, but hasn't decided what to do

Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas has said all facts must be put into the public domain if it is safe to do so

Friday, June 23, 2017

Friday, June 23, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer accuses Sir Vince Cable of being disrespectful to UK voters

Brexit: Julia Hartley-Brewer tells Sir Vince Cable he's disrespecting UK voters

Julia Hartley-Brewer accuses Sir Vince Cable of being disrespectful to UK voters

A dispute began after the Liberal Democrat leadership candidate said 'the British were looking for the divorce' from the EU

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Queen's Speech 'nails the lie of Brexit being simple', says Sir Vince Cable MP

Queen's Speech 'nails the lie of Brexit being simple', says Lib Dem leadership challenger Vince Cable

Queen's Speech 'nails the lie of Brexit being simple', says Vince Cable

The newly-elected MP for Twickenham and Lib Dem leadership contender spoke to Paul Ross about the State Opening of Parliament

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats' leadership

Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats leadership

Vince Cable to run for Liberal Democrats leadership

Sir Vince Cable is the first Liberal Democrat to announce that he is running for leadership of the party

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

Tommy Boyd shuts down caller who wants to discuss Tim Farron's resignation

Tommy Boyd shuts down caller during rant about Tim Farron and the antichrist

Tommy Boyd shuts down caller during rant about Tim Farron and the antichrist

The feature of the hour Ken had called in on was 'songs you can't get out of your head'

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Thursday, June 15, 2017

'Tim Farron couldn’t commit himself in either direction' - Lembit Opik comments on former Lib Dem Leader's resignation

'Tim Farron couldn’t commit himself on gay issue': Lembit Opik on former Lib Dem leader's resignation

Lembit Opik says Tim Farron 'couldn't commit himself on gay issue'

The former MP for Montgomeryshire told Jon Holmes the former couldn't decide where he stood in relation to the homosexuality questions

Liberal Democrats to hold leadership election after Tim Farron resigns

Lib Dem Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

Tim Farron blasts critics of his homosexuality stance as he steps down

The former Lib Dem leader made the surprise announcement on Wednesday

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

'If Labour and Liberal Democrats had worked with us, Labour might be in power now', says Green Party

'If Jeremy Corbyn had worked with us he might be in power now', says Green Party leader

'If Corbyn had worked with us he might be in power now', says Green leader

Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that Labour and the Liberal Democrats didn't respond to their letters

Election 2017: Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

Election 2017: Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

Theresa May will seek to stay on as Prime Minister, despite hung parliament

The Prime Minister did not achieve the majority she needed to form a government

Monday, June 5, 2017

Monday, June 5, 2017

Tim Farron made a number of bold claims in his manifesto

Liberal Democrat manifesto: factchecked

Do the Lib Dems' claims actually stack up?

Does Tim Farron’s manifesto stand up to scrutiny? Independent fact-checking group Full Fact have examined five of the key claims made by the party.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

Who can Paul Nuttall blame for calling Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood 'Natalie'?

The UKIP leader kept calling the head of Plaid Cymru 'Natalie'. Here's who he can blame for it

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders Debate

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders debate

Theresa May accused of cowardice after no-show at Leaders debate

The ITV leaders debate was held in Salford yesterday

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Weed, houses and Brexit - The Liberal Democrats' manifesto

Weed, taxes and Brexit - The Liberal Democrats' manifesto unpacked

Weed, taxes and Brexit - The Liberal Democrats' manifesto unpacked

The Liberal Democrats have released their manifesto and pledges nucleus tax rises, the legalisation of cannabis and a second EU referendum

'Many people will become homeless if we don't reinstate housing benefit for young people', says Lib Dems

Lib Dem manifesto: Candidate says housing benefit is vital to avoid homelessness crisis

Lib Dem manifesto: Candidate says housing benefit vital to avoid homeless crisis

Liberal Democrat candidate Tom Brake tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the government has an unrealistic expectation that all 18-21 year olds can live at home

Election 2017: Liberal Democrats unveil party manifesto

Election 2017: Liberal Democrats unveil party manifesto with emphasis on housing

Election 2017: Liberal Democrats unveil party manifesto

The party leader, Tim Farron, is expected to officially unveil the manifesto later on Wednesday

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

Liberal Democrats would legalise selling and growing cannabis if elected

Liberal Democrats would legalise selling and growing cannabis if elected

Liberal Democrats would legalise selling and growing cannabis if elected

The Liberal Democrats have announced that their manifesto will include plans for a regulated cannabis market

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

General Election: Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn to take audience queries in BBC Question Time specials

May and Corbyn to take audience queries in Question Time specials

There will also be a live debate from senior figures from the seven parties

Friday, May 5, 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017

After Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister, which other political leaders match up to Game of Thrones characters?

Which UK political leaders compare to Game of Thrones characters?

Emily Thornberry likened Theresa May to Cersei Lannister. We thought we'd compare the others

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry claimed to have branded the election result a 'mixed picture'

Local Elections: Emily Thornberry says losing West of England mayoral election by 5,000 votes is a 'fantastic result'

Emily Thornberry blasted for 'fantastic result' remark on tough night for Labour

The results are still being counted, but already a picture of victory for the Tories is being painted

Local elections result: 'UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

Local elections: 'Labour have folded and UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

'Labour have folded and UKIP have virtually disintegrated', says Sir Vince Cable

Lib Dem grandee suggested Jeremy Corbyn and Paul Nuttall's parties have had horrendous nights

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Twitter reacts to Malcolm Baker after he accosts Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

'I love Malcolm Baker and his fantastic company': The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The best reactions to Tim Farron's Brexit grilling

The pensioner had a heated argument with the leader of the Liberal Democrats, and the video posted to Twitter has gone viral

Friday, April 28, 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Boris Johnson's sister 'confirms she has joined Liberal Democrats' on Twitter

Rachel Johnson retweeted her husband's tweet, which appears to suggest that she has joined the Liberal Democrats

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Green Party co-leader claims it wouldn't be undemocratic to allow public vote on Brexit deal

Green Party co-leader claims it wouldn't be undemocratic to give public a vote on Brexit deal

Green co-leader backs second Brexit vote

Caroline Lucas says people deserve a say on final Brexit deal - but Julia Hartley-Brewer accuses her of lying in her interpretation of what leaving EU really means

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

Zac Goldsmith selected as Tory party election candidate for Richmond Park seat

The former MP resigned from the party after Heathrow Airport was selected for expansion last year

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

'Tim Farron's comments towards gay people matter because discrimination still takes place', says PinkNews

'Tim Farron's comments towards gay people matter because discrimination still takes place', says Pink News reporter

'Farron's comments on gay people matter due to the ordeal gay people still face'

PinkNews reporter Benjamin Butterworth tells James Whale that he finds it odd that Tim Farron took so long to clarify his views on gay people

'Tim Farron is asked about his beliefs as journalists know it will make him squirm', says Lib Dem commentator

'Tim Farron is bullied for his beliefs on gay people' says Lib Dem commentator

'Tim Farron is bullied for his beliefs on gay people' says Lib Dem commentator

Lib Dem commentator Stephen Tall tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that asking about Tim Farron's beliefs on gay people is not relevant to the general election

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

'Theresa May doesn't want to do live TV debates because the Tories don't want a surge for Tim Farron', says commentator

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

'Theresa May won't do live TV debate because Tories are scared of Tim Farron'

Paul Staines, founder of the Guido Fawkes website, claims Prime Minister won't take part in live TV debates because the Tories fear a surge in support for the Lib Dems

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing a hard Brexit', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal over Brexit' says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

'Theresa May is making Nigel Farage look like a liberal by choosing hard Brexit'

Lib Dem leader rubbishes idea of 'Progressive Alliance' with anti-Corbyn Labour MPs: it's a non-starter

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Theresa May general election 'is chance to change UK direction', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

Early election: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron pitches himself as man to stop hard Brexit

The Liberal Democrat Leader posted a statement on the Liberal Democrat website after the Prime Minister announced her motion to lobby for a June vote

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

James Whale roasts UKIP’s Jonathan Arnott over Gibraltar and Lib Dem charity boxing match

James Whale calls UKIP's Jonathan Arnott a 'pillock' in row over Gibraltar

James Whale calls UKIP's Jonathan Arnott a 'pillock' in row over Gibraltar

Our host and the MEP for North East England had a fiery dispute over Gibraltar, as well as his performance in a charity boxing match

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Nick Clegg: 'People like Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, and Nigel Farage have to deliver campaign promises now' ahead of formal Article 50 triggering

Article 50 day: 'Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, and Nigel Farage have to deliver on their Brexit promises now' says Nick Clegg

'Boris Johnson, Michael Gove, Nigel Farage have to deliver now' says Nick Clegg

The former leader of the Liberal Democrats spoke to Paul Ross ahead of the formal triggering of exit negotiations from the European Union.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Labour puts up socialist MEP to contest Manchester Gorton seat

Labour puts up socialist MEP Afzal Khan to contest Manchester Gorton by-election against George Galloway

Labour puts up socialist MEP to contest Manchester Gorton seat

The long-standing MEP will battle it out with Galloway to win the seat after the death of its former occupant, Sir Gerald Kaufman, in February

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return in spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could make spectacular comeback if Theresa May holds early election'

Sir Vince Cable: 'Lib Dems could return if Theresa May holds early election'

The former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills spoke to Paul Ross about the future of the Liberal Democrats

Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday, March 17, 2017

White House reportedly apologises to Britain in u-turn over GCHQ wiretapping claims

White House 'apologises to Britain in u-turn over GCHQ wiretapping claims'

White House 'apologises to Britain in u-turn over GCHQ wiretapping claims'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer claimed Barack Obama had used GCHQ to tap Donald Trump's phones

GCHQ dismisses Donald Trump wiretap allegations in rare statement

GCHQ dismisses Donald Trump wiretap allegations in rare statement

GCHQ dismisses Donald Trump wiretap allegations in rare statement

The President's press secretary, Sean Spicer, claimed Barack Obama used the listening post to eavesdrop on the President while he was campaigning for office

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

'Labour can't oppose a general election because then they would be endorsing the Government', says MP Tom Brake

Labour can't oppose a general election because they'd be endorsing the Government, says Lib Dem MP Tom Brake

'If Labour opposed a general election they would be endorsing the Government'

Political editor Andrew Woodcock says elections would become a second referendum

Friday, February 24, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017

'Labour probably won't regain support', says Vince Cable

'Politics could realign as Labour probably won't regain support', says Vince Cable

'Politics could realign as Labour probably won't gain support', says Vince Cable

Vince Cable believes that the Conservatives are benefiting at Labour's expense and politics could realign

Monday, February 20, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair is trying to divide Labour and create a centrist block, while ruining Brexit'

George Galloway: 'Tony Blair is trying to divide Labour and create a centrist block, while ruining Brexit'

'Tony Blair is trying to divide Labour and the Tories', says George Galloway

Tony Blair has urged the British people to 'rise up' and change their minds about Brexit, as he believes they voted 'without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit'

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

'Debate the Brexit bill, but don't frustrate the will of the people', says Iain Duncan Smith MP

Article 50 bill: The Lords can debate but they mustn't frustrate, says Iain Duncan Smith

Iain Duncan Smith tells Lords: 'Debate, but don't frustrate'

The Tory grandee and former minister spoke to Paul Ross after the article 50 bill passed its final vote in the House of Commons

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Labour, Liberal Democrats and the SNP call on the government after the Supreme Court Brexit decision

Supreme Court Brexit ruling: SNP, Labour promise to amend Article 50 bill while Lib Dems threaten to vote against

Labour, SNP vow to amend Brexit bill while Lib Dems threaten to vote against

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Brexit process cannot begin without a vote in Parliament and so Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the SNP have responded to the decision

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Brexit: Supreme court ruling to be announced today

Britain's most senior judges will reveal whether Theresa May has the formal power to trigger Article 50 and begin negotiations with the European Union

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Prime Minister Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Brexit: Theresa May to lay out plan in key speech

Following months of pressure, the Prime Minister is to give a speech which will clarify her plans for the upcoming negotiations

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Labour Party has 'no chance of winning majority in 2020 general election', says Fabian Society

Jeremy Corbyn has no chance of winning 2020 majority, says socialist thinktank

Jeremy Corbyn has no chance of winning 2020 majority, says socialist thinktank

The Fabian Society claimed the party is on course to win roughly 200 seats with only 20% of the vote, and would need to form a coalition to take power

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