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Wera Hobhouse MP’s speech on Grenfell Tower fire

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Healthcare, Housing, ICT, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Wera Hobhouse MP’s speech on Grenfell Tower fire

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Wera Hobhouse MP’s speech on Grenfell Tower fire One month on from this tragedy, there is no less pain for the victims and their families, no less fear, and no less anger over the failings of the political system. The disaster at Grenfell Tower has […]

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OBR warns of £36bn Brexit hit to public finances

By   /  July 14, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Brexit, Business, Economics, England, English, Europe, Investment, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on OBR warns of £36bn Brexit hit to public finances

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: OBR warns of £36bn Brexit hit to public finances The Office for Budgetary Responsibility (OBR) has warned that even a small hit to productivity caused by Brexit could cause a £97bn hit to the UK economy in the long-term, reducing tax receipts by £36 billion. […]

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Jo Swinson’s message for Pride 2017: Love Happens Here

By   /  July 8, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Jo Swinson’s message for Pride 2017: Love Happens Here

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Jo Swinson’s message for Pride 2017: Love Happens Here Pride is a colourful, energetic celebration of freedom, love and acceptance. Each year I am amazed as thousands of people of all sexualities take to the streets in the name of freedom and equality. I am proud to […]

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Social care safety paints ‘concerning picture’ – Lib Dems

By   /  July 6, 2017  /  Banking and Finance, Brexit, England, English, Europe, ICT, Investment, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Social care safety paints ‘concerning picture’ – Lib Dems

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Social care safety paints ‘concerning picture’ – Lib Dems “This paints an incredibly concerning picture of the state of social care services across the country and I fear this will only get worse as the Government repeatedly fail to address the fundamental challenges around finances […]

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Govt u-turn on plans to axe school lunches is another ‘humiliation’ – Moran

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Healthcare, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Govt u-turn on plans to axe school lunches is another ‘humiliation’ – Moran

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Govt u-turn on plans to axe school lunches is another ‘humiliation’ – Moran “Theresa May was worried that she would go down in history as the lunch snatcher. Dropping these plans is just another humiliating climb down, in what seems to becoming a long list […]

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Worrying rise in nurses leaving the profession

By   /  July 3, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Healthcare, ICT, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Worrying rise in nurses leaving the profession

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Worrying rise in nurses leaving the profession Commenting, Lib Dem health spokesperson and former health minister Norman Lamb said: “These figures are extremely concerning. For the first time we have more nurses and midwives leaving the profession than joining it, with a sharp rise in […]

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Household savings fall to lowest rate in 50 years as Brexit starts to bite

By   /  July 1, 2017  /  Brexit, Economics, England, English, Europe, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Household savings fall to lowest rate in 50 years as Brexit starts to bite

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Household savings fall to lowest rate in 50 years as Brexit starts to bite It comes after figures yesterday showed household borrowing has continued to grow, with unsecured consumer credit increasing by £1.7bn in May. Vince Cable has warned the stark figures show the economy […]

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Corbyn has betrayed Labour voters by refusing to back single market amendment

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  Brexit, England, English, Europe, Imports, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Trade, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Corbyn has betrayed Labour voters by refusing to back single market amendment

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Corbyn has betrayed Labour voters by refusing to back single market amendment The Liberal Democrats have accused Jeremy Corbyn of failing Labour voters who wanted a different approach to Brexit, after he imposed a three-line whip on his MPs to abstain on a cross-party amendment to […]

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Victory on NI abortions shows power of cross-party pressure

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Healthcare, ICT, Ireland, Justice, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Victory on NI abortions shows power of cross-party pressure

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Victory on NI abortions shows power of cross-party pressure Former Equalities Minister Jo Swinson MP has said the government’s last-minute announcement that women from Northern Ireland will be able get abortions for free on the NHS in England shows “the power of cross-party pressure.” Jo Swinson […]

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Over 340,000 secondary school pupils taught in class sizes over 30

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  England, English, Europe, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Politics, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Over 340,000 secondary school pupils taught in class sizes over 30

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Over 340,000 secondary school pupils taught in class sizes over 30 The Liberal Democrats have accused the government of treating schoolchildren like “battery hens,” as shocking figures published today have revealed the number of pupils in classes over 30 continues to soar.344,000 secondary school pupils […]

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Single market amendment must be backed by “the many, not the few”

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  Brexit, England, English, Europe, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Single market amendment must be backed by “the many, not the few”

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Single market amendment must be backed by “the many, not the few” The Liberal Democrats have called on Jeremy Corbyn to ensure a cross-party amendment on the single market is backed by “the many, not the few” in a crucial vote later today. The cross-party […]

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Lib Dems to support amendment on lifting public sector pay cap

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  Brexit, Economics, England, English, Europe, Liberal Democrats UK, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - Europe, Open Source Intel, Police, UK Politics, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on Lib Dems to support amendment on lifting public sector pay cap

MIL OSI United Kingdom – Source: Liberal Democrats UK Headline: Lib Dems to support amendment on lifting public sector pay cap This follows the Liberal Democrats leading calls to increase pay for firefighters, nurses and police in the wake of the Grenfell Tragedy and recent terrorist attacks. The party has also urged Labour MPs to […]

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