General Election 2019: Party Election Broadcast

Changing things isn’t easy, but together we can. We can stop Brexit. We can build an economy that works, both for people and for our planet.

For too many people, working hard and playing by the rules isn't enough to get on in life.

We’re in the midst of a climate crisis, our future in Europe hangs in the balance, and the gap between rich and poor is widening.

We’re here because the biggest two parties have failed. They’re both stuck in the past, gambling with the future of our country.

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Thousands of EU nationals in BCP area being left in legal limbo

Thousands of EU nationals living in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) have not been offered permanent residency in the UK, official figures have revealed.  The Liberal Democrats have accused the government of leaving local families from the EU in “legal limbo” and throwing people’s lives into uncertainty.

Of the 13,530 EU nationals across BCP who have applied for permanent residency, only 7,020 have been offered settled status. 4,280 have been granted pre-settled status, which only gives the temporary right to stay in the UK.

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Lib Dems enter into historic arrangement to elect Remain MPs

Today (07.11.2019) the Liberal Democrats have announced they have entered into arrangements in a number of seats with Plaid Cymru and the Green Party.

The arrangement will see the Liberal Democrats working with both parties, getting candidates to stand aside for those who will campaign to stop Brexit.

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Antoinette Sandbach joins the Lib Dems

The Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that Antoinette Sandbach has joined the party.

Antoinette, who is the MP for Eddisbury in Cheshire, will contest her seat as the Liberal Democrat candidate in the coming General Election.

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Stop Brexit. Build a brighter future.

This election is a once in a generation opportunity to reshape our politics, and give hope to the millions of people who want a fairer, brighter future.

That's why, today, we have launched our campaign slogan: Stop Brexit. Build a brighter future.

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Let's build a brighter future for our children and young people

Our children are not getting the education they deserve.

The Conservatives are cutting school funding to the bone, failing our children. Schools are struggling to afford basic supplies and teachers are being put under impossible pressure.

The Liberal Democrats will build a brighter future for our children. We will give teachers the resources they need to teach and pupils need to learn.

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Here's what we REALLY want for the NHS

There is an awful lot of fake news and fake indignation coming out of Labour Party central office at the moment about our alleged position over the #NHS. Here's what we REALLY want for the future of our National Health Service.

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Lib Dems select local campaigner Jon Nicholas to contest Bournemouth West

Local campaigner Jon Nicholas will challenge Conor Burns in the next general election.

Jon first moved to Bournemouth over 30 years ago, and since then his work has taken him all over the world. He is now living in Bournemouth with his family and works in conflict resolution and development projects focused on reducing extremism, visiting communities across the UK.

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Parliamentary Candidates set to be announced

This weekend (27th - 29th September) Bournemouth Liberal Democrats will be finalising the selection of our two parliamentary candidates for the general election which can now only be weeks away.

 Party members in Bournemouth West and Bournemouth East have been invited to constituency meetings to quiz their parliamentary hopefuls and to find out more about the campaign that lies ahead.

We will be announcing our succesful candidates as soon as their selection and approval has been confirmed.

Schools face continued Tory funding crisis.

Tories don't understand the urgency of the school funding crisis.

Responding to this evening’s announcement on schools funding by Boris Johnson, Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Secretary Layla Moran MP said:

“The Tories don't understand the urgency of the school funding crisis. All credit to the parents and teachers who took to the streets to make the Government do its homework on schools funding. But as schools must wait until 2020 to see any new cash, it doesn’t get full marks.

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