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"The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty , equality and community and in which no-one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity. We champion the freedom, dignity and well being of individuals. We acknowledge and respect their right to freedom of conscience and their right to develop their talents to the full. We aim to disperse power, to foster diversity and to nurture creativity. We believe that the role of the state is to enable all citizens to attain these ideals, to contribute fully to their communities and to take part in the decisions which affect their lives."

From the Preamble to the Liberal Democrat Party Constitution.

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News Updates

  • Article: Aug 8, 2017

    Today Supreme Court President Lord Neuberger has warned that UK judges need more clarity over the role of the ECJ after Brexit - and he is right.

    Judges have already been branded 'enemies of the people' for daring to challenge Theresa May's plans to force through an extreme Brexit with no accountability.

  • Article: Aug 7, 2017

    Today's statement by Jeremy Corbyn on Venezuela is a disgrace.

    Labour have yet again failed to condemn President Maduro as he slides his country closer to dictatorship.

    That Venezuela remains a source of fascination and that the far left see what is happening in Venezuela as some kind of role model for British politics is deeply troubling.

  • Article: Aug 7, 2017

    Today, the Government announced their draft Data Protection bill - which includes a raft of measures that will improve all our privacy online.

    It is good news that the Conservatives are finally agreeing to take action to strengthen people's privacy online.

    But once again the government is trying to take credit for rules that were already agreed at EU level.

  • Article: Aug 7, 2017

    New Treasury figures have revealed that the UK made a net payment of roughly £156m a week to the European Union in 2016/17, the lowest level for five years.

    Treasury figures suggest the UK's net contribution to the EU budget for the 12 months to March 2017 was £8.1bn, or around £156m a week.

    The Leave campaign promised £350m extra a week for the NHS.

  • Article: Aug 7, 2017

    "We haven't put forward a lot because, as we know, there are differences within the cabinet about the sort of Brexit that we are heading for and until those differences are further resolved I think it's very difficult for us to have a clear position."

    Sir Simon Fraser, the Permanent Secretary at the Foreign Office until 2015

  • Article: Aug 5, 2017

    Today's calls by Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England, for the government to come up with a "Brexit fallback" if negotiations with the EU27 end with no deal should be a wake-up call to this Conservative Brexit Government.

    Anyone who has been following the Brexit debate knows that Mervyn King is a highly respected economist who deserves to be listened to.

  • Article: Aug 4, 2017

    According to reports today several councils are now petitioning the Government for financial help to address fire safety issues following the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

    Council funding has been cut back to the bone over recent years.

    In the wake of the Grenfell disaster, the Government promised that money would not be an issue and that councils should come forward and ask for financial support if it was needed.

  • Article: Aug 3, 2017

    Figures on mental health delayed discharges released today are a "humanitarian disgrace".

    The shocking new figures revealed that people have had to wait over a thousand days to be let out of a mental health unit after being declared ready to leave.

    Shocking new figures revealed that people have had to wait over a thousand days to be let out of a mental health unit.

    Norman Lamb MP