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  • Article: May 11, 2021
    By Liberal Democrats

    We must rebuild as a fairer, greener and more caring country in the aftermath of Covid.

    Boris Johnson has utterly failed to deliver an ambitious programme

    So it is crushingly disappointing that the Government's plans will fail on every account - still failing small businesses and the self-employed, still not rising properly to the climate challenge and still ignoring millions of people caring for loved ones at home.

  • Article: May 11, 2021
    By Bryan Lewis

    The government has announced in the Queen's Speech that they will legislate to make it harder for millions of ordinary people to vote.

    Demanding ID at the doors of every polling station is a solution in search of a problem. Voting is safe and secure in the UK, meaning this policy is just an unnecessary barrier to democratic participation. Ministers need to listen to these concerns and drop these costly plans.

  • Article: May 9, 2021
    By Bryan Lewis

    The English local council elections on 6th May used the First Past the Post voting system. Here are some examples of how it worked,

    In Harlow, the Conservatives won 92% of the seats with 60% of the vote.

    In Gateshead, Labour secured 47% of the vote but 79% of the seats .

    In Nuneaton the Conservatives got 58% of the vote but 88% of the seats.

  • Article: May 7, 2021

    Liberal Democrat have had some great early wins:

    • We made gains from Labour in Sunderland;
    • We became the largest party on Stockport council;
    • We held Orkney, re-electing Liam McArthur MSP;
    • We made gains in Cambridgeshire, taking away the Conservative's majority.

    Find out how to help the Lib Dems in the Chesham and Amersham by-election

    Learn more

  • Article: May 6, 2021

    In the Lords we get to grips with the detail of the legislation and improve it; we take part in debates on a whole range of issues; and we question and hold to account government ministers.

    For up-to-date information about the work of the Lib Dem group in the Lords, follow us on Twitter: @LibDemLords



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