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  • Oct 24, 2014:
    • EU Leaders agree 2030 deal on climate change

      EU leaders have made a historic decision to tackle climate change by agreeing on a new climate and energy deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030.

    • GDP figures show our economic plan is working

      GDP figures released today by the Office for National Statistics provide further evidence that our economic plan is working.

      The latest statistics show that in the three months to September the UK economy grew by 0.7%.

  • Oct 23, 2014:
    • Norman Lamb's article on NHS spending

      Today Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of NHS England, published his 5-year Forward Look setting out the challenges facing our health and care system in the coming years.

    • Better global disability data needed to ensure no one is left behind

      Liberal Democrat International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone has called for the international community to do more to stop people with disabilities being left behind.

      Speaking at the Disability Date Conference in London, Lynne said better global disability data is needed in order to improve support for those affected in developing countries.

    • £50m boost for children across the country

      Nurseries, childminders and other early years providers across the country are set for a £50m cash injection to help three and four-year-olds from disadvantaged families.

    • Nick Clegg launches TechNorth

      Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is launching a TechNorth, a new scheme to co-ordinate the existing digital technology expertise of Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Liverpool and Newcastle.

      The government will be investing in an organisation that will promote TechNorth internationally to encourage global businesses to invest in the North.

      TechNorth is born out of the Northern Futures project - in which Nick Clegg is asking people in the North what our Northern cities need to do in order to work together to compete globally and to boost their economic growth.

    • Norman Lamb responds to NHS England report

      Following the publication of a report by NHS England which outlines CEO Simon Steven's five-year forward view on the health service, Liberal Democrat Care Minister Norman Lamb said:

  • Oct 22, 2014:
    • Earl of Oxford and Asquith joins Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords

      The Earl of Oxford and Asquith is the newest hereditary peer to join the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords.

      He takes up the seat of the late Liberal Democrat Lord Methuen.

    • Wind farms generate a record amount of power

      The UK's wind farms generated a record amount of power at the weekend, according to the National Grid.

      On Saturday 18 October, wind farms generated 6,372 MW of power, the highest amount on National Grid records.

    • Nearly 1,400 patients in Wales wait more than a year for treatment

      Shocking NHS waiting times in Wales mean nearly 1,400 patients are waiting more than a year for treatment.

      The figures obtained by Liberal Democrats show that 9 patients in the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board area, have been waiting over 2 years and still haven't received their treatment.

    • Nick Clegg launches the Workload Challenge giving teachers their say

      Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will launch the Workload Challenge and invite teachers from across the country to have their say on the causes of unnecessary workload.

      Nick recently said that many teachers had been left feeling "browbeaten" and undervalued. He also expressed concern for the rising workloads face by teachers.

  • Oct 21, 2014:
  • Oct 20, 2014:
    • Free school meals help boost learning and save parents money

      Free school meals help boost learning, improve behaviour and save parents money.

      In Channel 4's Political Slot, Vikki Slade, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Mid Dorset and North Poole visited Canford Heath Infant School to discuss how the new scheme is working.

    • Mental health support for blue-light workers

      Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg will make a major speech this week, setting out new ways that the Government will help public sector workers to do their jobs, including support for blue light workers.

    • Fathers to get same 'maternity' pay as mums in the civil service

      Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg will make a major speech this week thanking public sector workers for all their hard work during tough economic times.

    • Presidential candidates announced

      The official nominations for Party President have now closed and the party can confirm that there are 3 candidates:

  • Oct 17, 2014:
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  • Oct 3, 2014:
    • Presidential Candidate - Linda Jack

      This is a crucial time for the party. There is so much to do in order to rebuild, not only the party, but trust with the public.

      To reaffirm who we are and crucially, what we are for, to once again be that strong liberal voice which is essential in British politics.

    • Presidential Candidate - Daisy Cooper

      I have huge ambitions for our party. I'm 32 and prepared to fight for our values for the next 50 years. We must re-build our local government base following the damage of recent years, and the fight starts now.

    • Presidential Candidate - Sal Brinton

      We've had a tough four years since 2010. Hard-working councillors have lost their seats and next year's General Election will be the toughest ever. As your President, I will help our party recover and win again.

      Over 40 years with the party I have been a deliverer, councillor, PPC, on Federal Policy and Conference Committees. I am now in the Lib Dem team in the Lords.

    • Presidential Candidate - Liz Lynne

      I have the unique experience of having been an activist at every level in various regions, a campaigner and council candidate in London, PPC in the East of England, MP in Rochdale and MEP in the Midlands, fighting rural seats, urban seats and against Labour, Conservatives and UKIP.

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  • Sep 26, 2014:
    • Liberal Democrats victorious in Epping Hemnall by-election

      Congratulations to the Liberal Democrat team and newly elected councillor Kim Adams who took the Epping Hemnall seat from the Conservatives in yesterday's by-election.

      Liberal Democrats now hold every seat in the ward on Epping Forest District Council. It was a great win for Kim who took 43.3% of the vote.

      Congratulations to all involved.

    • Guildford Lib Dems storm to victory in Lovelace by-election

      Congratulations to Guildford Liberal Democrats who stormed to victory in last night's by-election.

      New Councillor Colin Cross gained the seat on Guildford Borough Council and overturned the Conservatives 55 per cent majority.

  • Sep 25, 2014:
  • Sep 21, 2014:
    • Nick Clegg: This opportunity cannot be hijacked

      Within hours of the momentous decision by the Scottish people to remain in the UK, Westminster found itself once again bogged down in conventional party political point scoring.

      I have seen for myself the way in which the vested interests in the two old parties can conspire to block reform - scuppering elections to the House of Lords and a clean up of party funding in recent years.

  • Sep 17, 2014:
  • Sep 16, 2014:
    • The Lib Dem difference in Stockport

      Liberal Democrats in Stockport are investing in their area: building and investing while protecting the environment - and giving residents a say, writes Councillor Iain Roberts, Deputy Leader of Stockport Council.

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  • Sep 3, 2014:
    • David Laws MP writes: Make policy at Conference

      The last Autumn Conference before next year's General Election is fast approaching and I wanted to take this opportunity to encourage members to get in touch with us and join the debate the party is currently having about our Manifesto for May 2015.

  • Aug 31, 2014:
    • Nick Clegg's foreword to the pre-manifesto

      Liberal Democrats will soon launch their pre-manifesto, which will form the backbone of the party's general election platform.

      The party's focus will be a 'manifesto for the next generation' with a host of policies aimed at improving the life chances of children and young people. Read Nick Clegg's foreword to the pre-manifesto below.

  • Aug 28, 2014:
    • Nick Clegg reviews his third day in India

      Our third and final day in India began with an early rise of 5.15am so we could make the long journey to Southern India - myself to Bangalore to try to better understand India's 'Silicon Valley' and for Ed to visit Hyderabad to continue his energy and climate change discussions.

    • Call Clegg 28 August

      Watch as Nick Clegg takes your questions live on Call Clegg.

  • Aug 7, 2014:
  • Jul 3, 2014:
    • Call Clegg 3 July

      Nick Clegg takes your questions every Thursday from 9am on live LBC.

      Watch the latest episode here.

  • Jul 2, 2014:
    • Call Clegg 26 June

      Nick Clegg takes your questions every Thursday from 9am on live LBC.

      Watch the latest episode here.

  • Jun 19, 2014:
    • Call Clegg 19 June

      Nick Clegg takes your questions every Thursday from 9am on live LBC.

      Watch the latest episode here.

  • Jun 12, 2014:
    • Call Clegg 12 June

      Nick takes your questions live on LBC for this week's Call Clegg.

      Watch the show here:

  • Jun 5, 2014:
    • Call Clegg 5 June

      Nick takes your questions live on LBC for this week's Call Clegg.

      Watch the show here:

  • May 30, 2014:
    • Call Clegg 29 May

      Nick Clegg takes your questions live on LBC for this week's Call Clegg.

      Watch the latest episode here.

  • May 26, 2014:
  • May 21, 2014:
    • Call Clegg 21 May

      Nick Clegg takes your questions live on LBC for this week's Call Clegg.

      Watch from 9am.

  • May 20, 2014: