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Brentford and Isleworth Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate for the General election

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  • susan kramer
    Article: Mar 14, 2016

    The government's plan to make people save for an emergency through the proposed 'Help to Save' shows how out of touch the Conservatives are with the realities of those who are struggling.

    Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesperson Susan Kramer has said the scheme is just 'smoke and mirrors' to try and distract from a budget of heavy cuts. Susan Kramer said:

  • Article: Mar 13, 2016

    You will be unsurprised to hear that I was recently interviewed by Stylist magazine.

    They asked me lots of exciting questions regarding my colossal sense of glamour.

    They also wanted me to write about a woman who had been my hero.

    I wanted to be completely honest, and pick the woman who was indeed my hero.

  • Party President Sal Brinton speaking on the Trans and Intersex Health motion in Bournemouth, 2015
    Article: Mar 13, 2016

    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.

  • Article: Mar 13, 2016

    Liberal Democrat members voted to ban fracking in England and Wales at the party's Spring Conference in York today.

    The party called for further investment in renewable energy production and action to meet climate change targets.

    Liberal Democrat Energy and Climate Change spokesperson Lynne Featherstone said:

  • Article: Mar 12, 2016

    The Liberal Democrats became the first political party to support a regulated cannabis market in the UK today.

    The spring conference vote comes after the party commissioned a groundbreaking report into how it could work in the UK.

    The motion supports an expert report published this week by a panel comprised of police officers , public health experts and drugs policy analysts.

  • Article: Mar 12, 2016

    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.

  • Tim Farron 2016
    Article: Mar 12, 2016

    When you're sat in the front row, it's impossible to miss your cue to get on stage.

    But for those of you who were at conference in the autumn, you may have noticed I was a little late to the stage.

    I was sitting very happily having a cup of tea in the green room, completely oblivious to what was happening

  • Cannabis / Hemp plant
    Article: Mar 8, 2016
    By Norman Lamb MP

    "If we accept that many people will use cannabis - whether for recreational or medicinal purposes - then we must be pragmatic in how we minimise those harms."

    - Norman Lamb

    Agree? Back the campaign

    Today sees the publication of a ground breaking report setting out how a regulated market for the production and sale of cannabis could work in the UK.

  • Article: Mar 8, 2016

    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.

  • Stephen Knight, Liberal Democrat Londonwide Assembly Member
    Article: Mar 4, 2016

    Stephen Knight, Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member, speaking after questioning the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) Chairman and Chief Executive at City Hall today said:

    "While no one denies many great successes of the Olympic Park there still remain questions as to whether the best deal has been struck for the taxpayer.