Lib Dems to double spending on youth services in Bromley to £1.8 million

Lib Dems to double spending on youth services in Bromley to £1.8 million

The Liberal Democrats have announced they would more than double spending on youth services in Bromley to £1.8 million to help tackle rising levels of crime/knife crime. This would form part of a total ring-fenced fund of £500 million for Local Authorities across England to spend on youth service...

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Our policy on crime

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Bromley Lib Dems Fighting General Election to Stop Brexit

Bromley Lib Dems Fighting General Election to Stop Brexit

Bromley Lib Dems welcome the general election being called as the best opportunity to Stop Brexit.  We are ready to stand on a clear platform: a Liberal Democrat government would Revoke Article 50, retain Britain’s place in Europe and get on with tackling the issues that have been neglected for t...

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NHS - Safe in Our Hands

NHS - Safe in Our Hands

There's been some negative coverage about the Lib Dems' support for the NHS following our abstention on a Labour amendment to the Queen's Speech.   So let's set the record straight.  The NHS is incredibly important, and at time when our health service is under massive threat from Brexit it is imp...

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The Fight to Stop Brexit Continues

The Fight to Stop Brexit Continues

Speaker Bercow has announced that he will not allow a re-run of Saturday's vote on the Brexit deal, which means the Government will now have to present their bill for the Withdrawal deal to both Houses of Parliament. This will give MPs and Lords much more time to scrutinise a complex and lengthy ...

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Lib Dems call for urgent action to tackle rising hate crimes

Lib Dems call for urgent action to tackle rising hate crimes

The government has today released figures which reveal that the number of hate crimes that took place last year was a ten per cent increase on the previous year.There were 103,379 hate crimes recorded by the police in England and Wales in 2018/19.  The report states: "While increases in hate crim...

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Another disastrous Brexit deal - Johnson's deal is a no-deal Trojan horse

Another disastrous Brexit deal - Johnson's deal is a no-deal Trojan horse

The government has put another Brexit deal together. But no deal is as strong as the one we currently have - as members of the European Union. The government is seeking to ram this deal through in just one Saturday, intentionally giving parliament little time to scrutinise the deal. Details conti...

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Car firm job losses show Johnson's disregard for British business

Responding to the reports that one in three car firms are cutting jobs, Liberal Democrat shadow Brexit Secretary Tom Brake said:"It is time Boris Johnson woke up to the fact that the manufacturing sector, and the automotive industries in particular, are suffering badly from Brexit-related uncerta...

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Lib Dems table People's Vote amendment to Queen's speech

 Lib Dems table People's Vote amendment to Queen's speech

Yesterday, the Liberal Democrats have tabled an amendment to the Queen's speech to put any deal that comes back from Brussels to a People's Vote.The full text of the amendment is as follows: “instruct the Government to prepare for a People’s Vote in which the public will have the choice between t...

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Labour's renationalisition plans set to cost billions

Labour's renationalisition plans set to cost billions

Responding to the analysis by the CBI that the cost of Labour's renationalisation plans is estimated to be £196 billion, Liberal Democrat MP Chuka Umunna said:"The Tories are pursuing an ideological hard Brexit, depriving the Exchequer of much needed revenue, whilst Labour plans to do the same wi...

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