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Instead of the Tories’ pointless headline-grabbing gestures, LibDems are arguing for an evidence-based approach tha… https://t.co/1UIwbVo4KZBy voting against our amendment, Boris Johnson has broken his promise to guarantee EU citizens’ rights automaticall… https://t.co/0i0AfGfHKaToday, Baroness Liz Barker (on Behalf of Baroness Lorely Burt) will be introducing a Bill to Lords to end the legal… https://t.co/tFMdWBZ8Dm
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats“Despite Boris Johnson’s talk about bringing the country together, his approach seems designed to divide it even fu… https://t.co/IC1ZLCAvXcAs expected, Tory MPs voted against @OatesJonny's amendment to the Withdrawal Agreement Bill to give EU citizens li… https://t.co/Zax7lORNNl
1/23
2020
"The BBC is a national treasure and if Dominic Cummings thinks he has got a mandate to go after Strictly and David… https://t.co/VhgT1pDAeMIf Boris Johnson wants to show that his Government values teachers, he should use the next budget to give teachers… https://t.co/qovnjXgDYr
1/22
2020
Today, the House of Lords passed an amendment to the #BrexitBill to save the rights of unaccompanied refugee childr… https://t.co/uE8bzOwm7TBREAKING: Lib Dem peers win vote to protect child refugees💪💪💪 Liberal Democrats will not stand by while the Conser… https://t.co/fKyWf9X4K0"Moving a dysfunctional institution to another place doesn't make it any less dysfunctional." - @wendychambLD Rel… https://t.co/ovapmiT6PS"It's frankly a national scandal that this Tory government is opposing humane laws that protect the most vulnerable… https://t.co/GSSi8JsvUnLib Dem Lord @oatesjonny's amendment simply seeks to uphold the promise repeatedly made by Boris Johnson - that the… https://t.co/5JD7M3FGESWe need policies based on evidence, not cheap headlines. Lib Dems will always stand up for human rights and civil… https://t.co/Q1XCCha6WC"Our message today to the PM is clear: children before politics. Let's give these children safe passage" -… https://t.co/kVI9lZQh1z
1/21
2020
A great win!🎉 Liberal Democrats will always champion the rights of EU citizens in the UK and hold the Conservative… https://t.co/09QnkBau7jIn our fight to hold the Tory Government to account on its Brexit agenda, there are key votes taking place this wee… https://t.co/dJViFcyZ4n"The Tories have destroyed local government & local democracy" - @Wera_Hobhouse Liberal Democrats believe in givi… https://t.co/up9DYLgEBOIt is fantastic that schools across England will now be able to provide free period products. But the Tory govern… https://t.co/zYYAOrTehNBy denying EU citizens physical proof of Settled Status, the Conservatives are putting them at risk of discriminati… https://t.co/3MlV8hOPiOHS2 is a vital project for reducing our carbon emissions & unlocking the economic potential of the North, but Minis… https://t.co/HBHIScYxgT"The Prime Minister cannot be allowed to pull the wool over our eyes. This announcement falls a long way short. You… https://t.co/dzMfikil8RHow can anyone trust Boris Johnson to fix our broken politics? Liberal Democrats are fighting to give real power t… https://t.co/JV7HtbHdQo
1/20
2020
Anyone who knew Bob Maclennan will shed a tear tonight One of the kindest people I’ve known in politics, with a pa… https://t.co/bqUxLN9OC2
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsDecisions like this make it loud and clear that this Conservative government has no intention of ending the hostile… https://t.co/cxiYxqrWwB
1/19
2020
Also included in this is an update on the party’s next round of internal elections, with more than 50 posts up for… https://t.co/0uR9sKGqZUWe’ll be electing our next Leader in July. Find out more about the process - and how you can get a vote here:… https://t.co/62K0Xf83RqGood decision by @LibDems Board We can focus on May’s local elections & Election Review can conclude As Acting L… https://t.co/I2KkfsvVmZ
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats❌Boris Johnson's plan fails to address the biggest issues facing our country. ✅That's why Liberal Democrat MPs ha… https://t.co/Xp1hNit9XsUnless the Government changes course, tens of thousands of EU citizens will be left without legal rights – at risk… https://t.co/ywPigEwcJo
1/18
2020
The Tories have failed to address the crisis on our high streets. Despite thousands of jobs hanging in the balance,… https://t.co/L5i11Rm2Od"I came into politics driven by a desire to tackle inequality, protect our environment and promote internationalist… https://t.co/eCYkCimnuG"Liberal Democrats must make our voice heard on caring and lead this debate." - @EdwardJDavey During this week’s… https://t.co/JGLhLVNftqThe Liberal Democrats are determined to hold Boris Johnson's government to account. Our amendment to the Queen's… https://t.co/kYJSJgOBO9"The threat of prison doesn’t deter young people who are far more scared of being caught without a knife by a gang… https://t.co/ri5tyCxZbL
1/17
2020
Sadly, @brianpaddick was ahead of his time. But we can take action now. We should pilot legalisation of cannabis… https://t.co/N5fEzT1NeV
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsSpoke to @ShelaghFogarty earlier about what we can do to tackle knife crime. About to speak to @BBCRadioLondon abou… https://t.co/c0ugx1tNg9
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsBoris Johnson promised to automatically guarantee EU citizens' rights in law, but today's figures show that his gov… https://t.co/kZXyWIyFTkStaying in Erasmus should be a no-brainer, yet we have a fight on our hands to save it. Liberal Democrats will ca… https://t.co/Z0rI0p2DzPWith knife crime at its highest in a decade, the Conservatives’ approach has clearly failed. Lib Dems are calling… https://t.co/KJ2iiLIwskThousands of people in the UK today are struggling with gambling addiction. We need to make support accessible to… https://t.co/jDaq5Soe8UGo @taramurrayLD in Brislington East by-election TODAY Calling all @LibDems within 30 mins of Bristol: if you can… https://t.co/esQbctuQvI
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsIf Boris Johnson is so confident in his Brexit plans he should be honest with the British public about what they wi… https://t.co/DNSY3qRqZV
1/16
2020
Happy Thai Pongal to all those who are celebrating over the next few days I wanted to share with you some of my ex… https://t.co/g7igG3DSeh
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThis Tory government is happy to promote flying despite the damage air pollution can do to our planet. In the year… https://t.co/hvJgdOwi9dAs we lurch towards leaving the European Union let us not forget that the EU led the development of the UK’s disabi… https://t.co/6PhcqpwwmmI am pleased that the Prime Minister has agreed to work with me on human rights abuses in #Syria. There have been… https://t.co/cXFEAth8p8
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsBoris Johnson's promises to the NHS simply do not go far enough. He can't be trusted with the future of our struggl… https://t.co/9I5egwTa9e#ICYMI last week I pushed amendments to the Withdrawal Agreement to protect our place in the Erasmus+ scheme, as we… https://t.co/zuSJvu7kIA
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsTo create a safer, greener and kinder London, there are many things we can learn from other cities. Anything here… https://t.co/w0Srkn0D9u
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsBereaved families in the UK recieve inadequate support from the government. @EdwardJDavey asked the Prime Ministe… https://t.co/06KwZs7EE8Flybe provides a vital service in connecting many UK regions which are otherwise hard to travel between, not least… https://t.co/A4Mc5jcCfy“Brexit will soon cost the UK more than its total payments to the EU” What a price to pay for blue passports and s… https://t.co/PO2ULxCuyL
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsA very happy #ThaiPongal, all Tamil communities celebrating in the UK and around the world. May the harvest season… https://t.co/uthEHBkeKwIt is infuriating that we are in the hands of a government that is so unambitious when it comes to protecting our p… https://t.co/ewkxDBv42C
1/15
2020
For many, the domestic flights Flybe offer are a vital route to elsewhere in the UK. If Flybe collapses, it's the… https://t.co/P3q53KL8jT"Without solving the democratic deficit in terms of the voting systems which differ within all four nations of our… https://t.co/biW6gwqld3Lord @oatesjonny speaking in House of Lords about the EU Settlement Scheme Recalling the Prime Minister's pledge of… https://t.co/7pp57c0RkJ
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe Home Office has serious questions to answer over this. UK police rely on EU-wide data-sharing systems to ident… https://t.co/zQMlmROKi2By forcing EU citizens living in the UK to apply for the right to stay, the Conservatives are creating another Wind… https://t.co/xP05c994eA"The UK is best served by working with our allies in Europe and the wider world to reinvigorate the Iran nuclear de… https://t.co/EVao1tTujPToday @OatesJonny is introducing amendments to the Withdrawal Agreement Bill to give EU citizens living in the UK t… https://t.co/c09VPkgGuTVery disappointing that the Governmentbis wasting taxpayers’ money appealing the High Court’s ruling that their “Ri… https://t.co/3RXeSXKT4J
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats"People in Scotland are sick of the constitutional upheaval that's been inflicted on the country for almost a decad… https://t.co/XLQLtbX6avThis Conservative government must start taking the climate emergency seriously. In a year when the UK is hosting… https://t.co/WqUgDF66Nl"This Government is failing in its most important duty: keeping people safe" - @libdemdaisy They need to recognis… https://t.co/vUUyBznxBH
1/14
2020
"St Albans has a tireless tradition of being at the heart of our country's fights - for greater democracy, greater… https://t.co/xLuJNx7jLwBoris Johnson’s insistence on a hard Brexit and his willingness to keep a no-deal Brexit on the table is a major ca… https://t.co/jBEddmgwiINew figures show that 9 prisons in England & Wales are overcapacity by more than 50%. If the Government is serious… https://t.co/FPSntMDtVi"I'm going to be following every minute of the Brexit trade negotiations as closely as I can. I want to be highligh… https://t.co/fxlOhmXdbZEvery closure of our high street staples will see people around the country face the bleak prospect of losing their… https://t.co/JJXGNHhTyC
1/13
2020
We all know there’s an elephant in the room when it comes to Boris Johnson's foreign policy: a Republican elephant.… https://t.co/d37rgU1IEoThe Liberal Democrats will continue to hold Boris Johnson's government to account and fight for an inclusive, open… https://t.co/HAn5fmMihb
1/12
2020
This horrifying statistic serves to show how necessary a change in the law was. The Tory government must now do ev… https://t.co/sENKYC2cWkIt’s completely unthinkable that the Secretary of State is prepared to award Northern a short-term contract, despit… https://t.co/Xuugf2EjLW
1/11
2020
It's unacceptable that children with diagnosable mental health conditions are being turned away from treatment. We… https://t.co/3SvROCG48WErasmus has transformed the way we think about education. It's made studying abroad affordable, but Conservative MP… https://t.co/RPGONg6t1jJust how out of touch is this Conservative government with our communities and their needs? Tory ministers are pre… https://t.co/n0SZdsDNBx"When children as young as 12 are being exploited by drug gangs, the Government’s approach needs to change." -… https://t.co/F3DHBUjEBE
1/10
2020
The crisis in A&E is worsening month on month under the Tories, and their extreme Brexit will deprive the NHS of th… https://t.co/YMP8XZBkL4Lib Dems MPs recently tabled an amendment to save Erasmus, so that students can live, study & work across the EU.… https://t.co/6IAixvdASs"These Tory MPs get irritated when they are labelled as insular and inhumane, but by blocking our amendment yesterd… https://t.co/L7xnMMlwOB"Rather than rejecting the nuclear deal, Britain should be calling on Trump to get back to the table." -… https://t.co/TKMl5NGVS5
1/9
2020
"The lesson from the Iraq War is – do what is right. However special you think the US-British relationship is, the… https://t.co/SjcNijejxLThe Government today foolishly refused to delay the phasing out of the Basic Payment Scheme which makes up 85% of t… https://t.co/e09oWUUSEV
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats"Tory MPs claim that Brexit is really some great internationalist project. By turning their backs on child refugees… https://t.co/JoZVB5CTtKLiberal Democrat MPs are voting now to guarantee the rights of unaccompanied child refugees so that they can be reu… https://t.co/ZsqKoxHa6ZAt every step of the way, the Tories have tried to disguise the damaging and dangerous consequences of their Brexit… https://t.co/2Efsk6cBZCThe Conservatives must be open to extending the transition period beyond the end of this year to ensure we do not l… https://t.co/q2V5MCAjRFYesterday, Lib Dems fought for the rights of EU citizens living in the UK. By voting against our amendment, Boris… https://t.co/KiKhnHGhv1What happened to Boris Johnson's promise to guarantee EU citizens' rights automatically in law? Thousands of EU ci… https://t.co/dSNThoqegn"Without a proper plan of how to get to net zero, the Tory's pledges on the climate are empty." @Wera_Hobhouse Li… https://t.co/byYadDLOiF
1/8
2020
Tory MPs have voted against a Lib Dem amendment to the Brexit bill that would give EU citizens the right to appeal… https://t.co/zTzOM9SqvLTonight, Boris Johnson has yet again broken his promise to guarantee EU citizens’ rights automatically in law. EU… https://t.co/rVvm5JAFSoUnder the leadership of Charles Kennedy, Liberal Democrats fiercely opposed the Iraq war. Human rights and democra… https://t.co/GnAvSNFPlgBoris Johnson is hiding behind his Ministers rather than addressing the crisis between the US & Iran. He must stop… https://t.co/Njp7akv3WoWith Parliament returning this afternoon, we've announced our new Liberal Democrat Commons team to hold Boris Johns… https://t.co/DIwsEycUBCI sent a letter to @SajidJavid calling for a review of #IR35 changes The proposals are a blunt instrument being ap… https://t.co/WpT84ifkAW
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats"Thousands of EU teachers each year come to the UK to keep our schools running. It is shocking that the Tories wa… https://t.co/ovXezqfyXvToday is the last day to register for the early bird discount for Spring Conference 2020 in York! Book your place h… https://t.co/LEj1Dg0GUi
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats"The Conservatives are betraying future generations through their woeful inaction on climate change." -… https://t.co/cC4Lxr2aal
1/7
2020

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