Local government finance hits poorer communities the hardest

With elections to the newly combined authority for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole on the horizon, Liberal Democrat Local Government Spokesperson Wera Hobhouse said: “This settlement does nothing to address the growing inequalities across our country. The highly regressive council tax system ...

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Govt must set out plans to avoid NHS winter crisis

Responding to NHS England’s first weekly report of the winter which shows hospitals are so overcrowded care is being put at risk, former Liberal Democrat Health Minister Norman Lamb said: "It is intolerable to think that patients are being turned away at their hour of need. These reports bear all...

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Tory Brexit to Hurt Business

Govt turning its back on British business. Responding to Conservative plans to halt businesses’ access to workers from the EU, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesperson Ed Davey said:“With these plans, the Conservatives are turning their backs on British businesses and public services. 

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