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  • LIBDEMS.ORG (LIB DEMS.ORG)
    Article: May 20, 2019

    Why become a supporter?

    The Liberal Democrats are changing.

    Politics is utterly broken right now. Labour and the Conservatives are being dragged to the ideological extremes, leaving millions feeling powerless and frustrated with the direction our country is taking.

    That needs to change. Liberal Democrats will be that force of change.

  • LIBDEMS.ORG (Lib Dems .org)
    Article: May 20, 2019

    EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT ELECTIONS 2019

    THURSDAY 23RD MAY 2019

    POLLING STATIONS OPEN FROM 7AM TO 10PM

    Thursday is polling day, and we have a great chance of gaining the most seats of any Remain party. To win those seats we need to make sure that we get out our voters.

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  • Article: May 20, 2019

    There's been a clear pattern emerging in recent opinion polls. Labour is sinking lower and lower - and the Lib Dems are on the up:

  • Article: May 20, 2019
    By Greg Foster

    We've release a whole range of new resources for local parties, covering everything from template emails, digital campaigning resources, template press releases and recruitment materials.

    Sorry, the rest of this article is just for members.

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  • Article: May 18, 2019

    It's been an exciting few weeks for the Lib Dems. Fresh off the back of our big local election wins, we're going into the European elections polling higher than we have in nearly a decade, and our campaigns around the country have well and truly taken off.

    And what's even better, is we have loads of new members to share the joy with!

  • 1.6M FOODBANK PARCELS TTRUST (TRUSSELL TRUST)
    Article: May 18, 2019

    The Trussell Trust network of foodbanks provided a record 1.6 million food parcels to people in crisis over the past year. More than half a million of these went to children.

    According to the Trust the scale of hunger in the UK is unprecedented with the number of food parcels provided by our network soaring by 73% in the last five years. One of the main providers of foodbanks, the Trussell Trust are not the only source of emergency food issued by charitable groups therefore these figures do not represent the full scale of the problem in the UK.

  • Article: May 17, 2019

    Today is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

    But we fight every day against discrimination and inequality.

    The Liberal Democrats have always pushed for a fairer and more equal society. I was the originator and architect of the same-sex marriage act, which legalised same-sex marriage in the UK in 2013 when I was the minister for equalities in the Home Office. We have always fought for equal rights for all LGBT+ members and we continue to do so today.

  • Article: May 17, 2019

    We've seen some incredibly exciting polls on the weeks since the local elections.

    We've got the message, the momentum and the membership.

    It's clear that we are the biggest and strongest Remain party, and we are on course to elect many more MEPs.

    But it is important to view these polls in the context of the D'Hondt voting system.

  • Article: May 17, 2019

    Brexit is a national embarrassment - and it's going to hurt young people more than anyone else.

    It leaves us weaker in the fight against the climate crisis.

    It strips our universities of millions of pounds of funding.

    It takes away our right to live in, work in, travel in and fall in love with the 27 other countries of the European Union.

  • Article: May 17, 2019

    When I began to look into the topic of BAME mental health, what surprised me was how little research had been done into it. There is even less when it comes to intersectional groupings. Even with the information that there is, it's not widely accessible or 'showcased'. I got the impression, from an initial trawl of the Internet, that the subject isn't deemed to be particularly 'headline grabbing.'