Johnson Immigration Plan Completely Meaningless

Responding to Boris Johnson’s announcement that he will ask the Migration Advisory Committee to review “an Australian-style points based system” for immigration, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesperson Ed Davey said:
“The likes of Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage like to talk about an ‘Australian-style’ immigration system because it sounds tough. But as with most things Johnson says, it’s actually completely meaningless.

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Jo Swinson to lead Liberal Democrats

Bournemouth Liberal Democrats are delighted to congratulate Jo Swinson on becoming the new leader of the Liberal Democrats.


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Lib Dems urge "no to no-deal" coalition

The Liberal Democrats have reached out to MPs from across the political spectrum in a bid to form a ‘No to No-Deal’ coalition ahead of the Conservative Party leadership contest. 

The move comes as a host of Conservative Party leadership hopefuls, including Boris Johnson and Dominic Raab, have said they would be willing to leave the EU without a deal if they become Prime Minister.


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Local Lib Dems Celebrate Euro Election Victories

Following hot on the heels of recent success in the BCP Council elections, Bournemouth Liberal Democrats have been celebrating again.


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Unity Alliance Cabinet for BCP Council Announced

BCP Council's new Unity Alliance cabinet positions have been announced. With representatives from a range of differing groups the Unity Alliance has set itself the target of raising the standard of cooperation, openess and accountability in local government.

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Unity Alliance to Review "Arms Length" Companies

BCP Council's newly formed "Unity Alliance" administration has announced it will be holding a review of a number of "arms length" companies set up by the previous Conservative-run Bournemouth Borough Council.

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Have your say in our future

We've started the process of electing our new leader. Have your say - join the Lib Dems today.


Earlier today (Friday 23rd May) Vince Cable formally announced his resignation as leader of the Liberal Democrats and the process for the election of his successor has been triggered.

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Lib Dem Leader for New BCP Council

We are delighted to announce that the first leader of the new Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council is Liberal Democrat Councillor Vikki Slade.

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We are the Stop Brexit party

Speaking on the Andrew Marr show this morning, ahead of this week's European elections, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable said:

"I think it is now quite likely we will get the People's Vote that we are fighting for and it can be done by October.


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Lib Dems Hit The Beach

Liberal Democrats from right across the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole conurbation hit the beach last week to launch Dorset's campaign for the European Parilamentary elections on Thursday May 23rd.


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