One in five Northerners could be unemployed as region is hit hard in new 'hidden unemployment' report

Liberal Democrats have warned that 'hidden unemployment' in the North is reaching "breaking point" after yet another report revealed the gap with the South is worsening.

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Lib Dems tell Chancellor "it's time to be bold", as IFS launches Green Budget report

In response to the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) Green Budget report, the Liberal Democrats have called on the Chancellor to introduce legally binding targets to reduce greenhouse emissions by 80% by 2030 and to zero by 2040. 

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Lib Dems warn it could be "several generations" before regional inequality is undone as North is hit hard in new findings

The Liberal Democrats have challenged the government over its dire record on regional inequality, as a University College London (UCL) report exposes the drastic North/South divide.

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Lib Dems warn of “undeniable link” between regional poverty and long-lasting health problems

The Liberal Democrats have warned that the undeniable links between regional poverty and long-lasting health problems cannot be ignored any longer.

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Homeless figures: "expose consistent failure of a system that simply doesn’t care"

The Liberal Democrats have warned that today's ONS figures on homelessness highlight the gross incompetence and lack of priorities from local and national politicians.

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Lib Dems only party strong enough to take on Johnson's "criminal actions"

The Liberal Democrats have called out Boris Johnson's "criminal actions", as his move to prorogue parliament was ruled to be illegal by the Supreme Court.

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Labour Brexit position is a "spineless betrayal of the North"

The Liberal Democrats have taken aim at the Labour Party, claiming their Brexit position is a "spineless betrayal of the North"

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Thomas Cook latest airline to fall foul of Brexit uncertainty betraying British industries

The Liberal Democrats have warned that Brexit uncertainty is sealing the fate of British industries already under pressure following the collapse of three major airlines since 2016. 

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Lib Dems call for EU-wide implementation of Istanbul Convention and for UK to finally ratify

Liberal Democrat MEPs are calling for an EU-wide implementation of the Istanbul Convention to protect women against violence

 

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Revoke and Remain is best deal for Northerners as MEPs slam "historically unfit Johnson and Corbyn"

The Liberal Democrats have confirmed they are to drop calls for a second referendum and campaign to Revoke and Remain in a bold move approved at its conference in Bournemouth today.

 

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