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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Last night we saw the nasty side of Nigel Farage – Featherstone

Below is an article by Lynne Featherstone, in which she strongly criticises Nigel Farage after his comments in last night’s debate on the Ukraine, describing them as ‘I agree with Vlad’, and same-sex marriage. It has just been published on the party’s website here: http://www.libdems.org.uk/lynne_featherstone_last_night_we_saw_the_nasty_side_of_nigel_farage Lynne Featherstone: Last night we saw the nasty side of Nigel […]

TheCityUK back the case for Britain staying in the EU – Danny Alexander

Independent financial services membership body, TheCityUK has today announced its latest forecast trade figures showing the importance of Britain’s membership in the EU. The report reveals that the UK’s trade surplus in financial services now stands at a record £61bn, up 10% on 2012.  More than £20bn of this trade is with other European member […]

Danny Alexander quote on inflation figures

Below is a quote from Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander in response to this morning’s inflation figures. “Today’s inflation numbers add to the growing tide of encouraging economic statistics over recent months. There is much more to be done and there are more difficult decisions ahead, but this shows that our […]

£700 tax cut promised, £800 delivered

The Budget has confirmed victory for the Liberal Democrats in our campaign to deliver an £800 tax cut for people on low and middle incomes. Cutting income tax by £700 – by raising the tax-free allowance to £10,000 – was the top priority on the front page of the Liberal Democrat manifesto. That comes into […]

Unemployment falls again – Vince Cable

Figures published today by the Office for National Statistics show that the level of unemployment has fallen again. Unemployment figures have fallen by 63,000 to 2.33 million in the three months to January 2014. The number of people in employment has risen to 30.19 million. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and […]

Labour calls half a million young apprentices ‘deadweight’

Liberal Democrat Leader Nick Clegg MP today revealed Labour’s plan to scrap 500,000 apprenticeships because they view them as “deadweight.” Speaking at Prime Minister’s Question today, Nick Clegg MP said: “This week the Labour Party have been talking about the need to give people job opportunities. “Last week they tabled an amendment to the Deregulation […]

CATCH THEM IF YOU CAN!

If you think you’ve had it hard this last couple of weeks, just think about our local fishermen! Because of the awful weather they haven’t been able to set out to sea to fish for their living. Lib Dems promote the living wage and how better to do than join the not for profit, Catch […]