Government back Lib Dem pension proposal

The government have agreed to bring forward plans to review the current rules concerning the priority of pensioners following pressure from the Liberal Democrats.


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Brake: Surge in rough sleeping shows more funding needed to prevent homelessness

Rough sleeping in England rose by 15% in the year to autumn 2017, according to new government figures.


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214 teachers in London on long-term stress leave - Lib Dems

At least 214 teachers in London have gone on long-term stress leave in the past year, Liberal Democrat research has revealed.


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Letter from NHS leaders shows Hunt must end "sticking plaster" approach - Tom Brake MP

NHS Providers, the body which represents hospitals, has written to Jeremy Hunt calling on him to urgently set out plans to increase long-term funding for the health service.


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NAO report shows Grayling is failing - Brake

Responding to the report from the National Audit Office that the Thameslink, Southern and Great Northern rail franchises have not delivered value for money, Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake, said:


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International students bring vast economic benefits to the UK

A joint study by the Higher Education Policy Institute and Kaplan International Pathways has highlighted the importance of international students to the UK economy.


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Army needs pay rise to tackle recruitment crisis

Commenting on the new Army recruitment campaign, Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake said:


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Universal Credit will drive up homelessness as people struggle to rent homes

The Liberal Democrats are leading calls for the reform of the housing cost element of Universal Credit before a “disaster occurs in an already dysfunctional housing market”.


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Brake: NHS figures show winter crisis is worsening

The Liberal Democrats have warned the NHS crisis is worsening, as figures showed hospitals are facing the highest pressures so far this winter.


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NHS operations delay reveals just how much Tories have failed

Commenting on reports that NHS patients are facing delays for operations, Tom Brake, Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton & Wallington, said:


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