Lib Dems penny in the pound for NHS would raise £21 million extra for Sutton

Tim Farron, Lib Dem leader, has announced the Lib Dems would plug funding gaps for the NHS and social care by putting a penny on income tax, in the Lib Dems first major manifesto commitment of the election campaign.


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Lib Dems offer ‘Fathers' Month’ of paid parental leave for new dads

The Liberal Democrats will introduce an additional month of paid parental leave for fathers to encourage greater sharing of parental responsibilities.


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Lib Dems announce £1bn of funding to transform mental health care

The Liberal Democrats have today announced that £1 billion of the party's additional health funding would be spent tackling the "historic injustice" faced by people with mental ill health. 


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Theresa May intends to bring back fox hunting

Commenting on the news that Theresa May supports fox hunting and intends to give Conservative MPs a free vote on whether to bring back fox hunting, Tom Brake said:

“It is frankly astonishing that when an overwhelming majority of the country supports upholding the ban, the Tories still intend to push this through.  


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Lib Dems commit to ending rough sleeping

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has committed to ending the scandal of rough sleeping in Britain.


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Lib Dems reject post-election coalition

Lib Dem Leader Tim Farron has announced that the Liberal Democrats will not enter into a coalition with either Theresa May’s Conservatives or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party after June’s General Election.


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Liberal Democrats expected to surpass 100,000 members

Voters flock to Liberal Democrats after Theresa May calls snap general election.


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Brake Joins Celebration for Anniversary of Bangladesh Independence


In a speech at Westminster, celebrating the anniversary of Bangladesh’s independence, Tom Brake MP praised the tremendous progress of Bangladesh at home and contributions from its community here in the UK.

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Thameslink Railway complaints rocket - up by 347.1%


Statistics, released today, by the Office for Road and Rail show that Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) complaints increasing by 347.1% compared to a year ago.

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Child Poverty figures are an obituary notice for compassionate conservatism – Lib Dems


Around 30% of Britain’s children are now classified as poor, of whom two-thirds are from working families.


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