Liberal Democrats

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

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

Syria: Aleppo civilians 'first priority' for the West, says Lord Ashdown

The former Liberal Democrat leader said it was a priority for the West to prevent a repeat of the Srebrenica massacre in the city

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Brexit: Labour weathers onslaught after backing Article 50 plan reveal

Brexit: Labour weathers onslaught after backing Article 50 plan reveal

Brexit: Labour weathers onslaught after backing Article 50 plan reveal

The party has been heavily criticised for agreeing to vote to trigger Article 50 if Theresa May laid out her plan for Brexit, after the vote passed by a majority in the House of Commons yesterday

Monday, December 5, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Downing Street accuses Brexit critics of trying to undermine EU negotiations

Downing Street accuses Brexit critics of trying to sabotage EU negotiations

Downing Street accuses Brexit critics of trying to sabotage EU negotiations

The Prime Minister's spokeswoman said the government was 'getting on' with Brexit, despite 'people trying to tie' their hands in negotiations

Friday, December 2, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

'Sarah Olney needs to learn to do her research before interviews', says political editor

'Sarah Olney must learn to do her research to avoid repeat of talkRADIO farce', says political editor

'Sarah Olney needs to learn to do her research before interviews'

Sarah Olney has won the by-election in Richmond Park, but in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer, her PR team dragged her away

'The Richmond Park by-election result is an expression of disquiet about Brexit', says London journalist

Richmond Park by-election result is about Brexit, not Heathrow, says London journalist

Richmond Park by-election result 'is about Brexit, not Heathrow'

Dave Hill spoke to Julia after Zac Goldsmith lost the Richmond Park by-election to the Liberal Democrats.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Friday, November 11, 2016

Theresa May set for more difficulty triggering Article 50 as rising numbers of MPs indicate they'll vote against Article 50 commencment

MPs say they'll vote to stop Article 50 being triggered

MPs say they'll vote to stop Article 50 being triggered

Theresa May faces difficulty in the task of beginning exit negotiations with the European Union

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Reactions to the High Court ruling negative among prominent leave campaigners

Article 50 High Court verdict: Arron Banks and Nigel Farage blast verdict - while Boris Johnson says nothing

Brexit backers condemn 'betrayal' after Article 50 High Court verdict

The High Court ruled that the government cannot trigger Article 50 without Parliamentary approval

Monday, October 24, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

'The Tory Party is likely to fracture by 2020', says Norman Lamb as MPs call for Vote Leave's NHS promise to be upheld

Boris Johnson and the Brexit liars must be held to account, says MP Norman Lamb

Boris Johnson and the Brexit liars must be held to account, says MP Norman Lamb

Lamb was one of 41 MPs who signed a letter calling for the government to uphold Vote Leave's claim that £350 million more can be spent on the NHS each week

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Article 50: 'Government should be held to account over EU deal', insists Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

Brexit: Tim Farron says Britain can't afford to 'jump out of a plane without parachute'

Tim Farron and Julia Hartley-Brewer clash again over Brexit

The Liberal Democrat leader had a fiery clash with Julia Hartley-Brewer

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Brexit: 'I think people should vote, but what they should vote on is the deal', says leader of the Liberal Democrats

Tim Farron demands new Brexit referendum 'on the deal itself'

Tim Farron demands new Brexit referendum 'on the deal itself'

Lib Dem leader believes the public should be entitled to vote on the Brexit deal, and if it is rejected Brexit process should be stopped

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

LISTEN: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron and Julia Hartley-Brewer clash over the EU

LISTEN: Lib Dem leader Tim Farron angrily rejects Julia Hartley-Brewer's claim of 'Brexit denial'

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron and Julia Hartley-Brewer clash over 'Brexit denial'

The Liberal Democrat leader also spoke about Jeremy Corbyn and his 'ineffective' party

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Brexit: 'The absence of leadership from the Prime Minister is astonishing', says leader of the Liberal Democrats

Brexit: 'The absence of leadership from Theresa May is astonishing', says Lib Dem leader Tim Farron

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron lays into Theresa May over Brexit

Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron criticised Theresa May for her handling of Brexit during the Liberal Democrats' annual conference

Monday, August 15, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Owen Smith accusation: We need to 'focus of the quality' of healthcare, not whether it's private, says MP Norman Lamb

MP Norman Lamb responds to Owen Smith by saying it doesn’t matter whether NHS is private

Lamb says we need to ‘focus on the quality’ of the healthcare

Owen Smith has accused the government of secretly planning to privatise the NHS

Friday, August 12, 2016

Friday, August 12, 2016

'It's a crazy dysfunctional system, we're sleepwalking towards a disaster', says Norman Lamb MP on NHS bed blocking

"It's a crazy dysfunctional system, we're sleepwalking towards a disaster", says Norman Lamb MP on NHS bed blocking

NHS beds crisis: "We're sleepwalking towards a disaster", says Norman Lamb MP

Figures released this week show the health service is experiencing its worst bed-blocking crisis in history. The former care minister and Liberal Democrat member for North Norfolk says it is time for a "mature discussion" about the NHS…

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016

'People thought we were dead and buried but there are signs of life' - Norman Lamb MP on the Liberal Democrat election gains

'People thought we were dead and buried but there are signs of life' - Norman Lamb MP on the Liberal Democrat election gains

'There are signs of life' - Norman Lamb on Lib Dem election gains

The MP for Norfolk North is positive about the future following 'green shoot' election results

Friday, April 8, 2016

Friday, April 8, 2016

David Cameron offshore fund row: Sir Vince Cable defends the Prime Minister

David Cameron offshore fund row: Sir Vince Cable defends the Prime Minister

Cameron offshore fund row: Cable defends the PM

Former Business Secretary says we 'shouldn't make a vast issue of this'