Liberal Democrats have embraced diversity today by voting in favour of all-women shortlists.
Building on earlier successes and designed to increase diversity amongst candidates and MPs, the motion was supported by Party Leader Tim Farron, and passed overwhelmingly at the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference in York.
Liberal Democrat Business spokesperson, Lorely Burt has called for a rebirth of adult education in England.
She called for the creation of a new 'Part Time Learning Voucher' of up to £400 for low income workers who take on and complete additional evening education to help them improve their skills and take the next step in their career.
The most comprehensive framework for how a regulated cannabis market could work in the UK has been published today by an independent panel of experts set up by the Liberal Democrats.
This groundbreaking report sets out how the legal production and supply of cannabis could work in the UK. It was established in the autumn by Liberal Democrat Health spokesperson Norman Lamb MP. The expert panel was chaired by Steve Rolles, Senior Policy Analyst from Transform Drug Policy Foundation.