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"Self-employed people face an unprecedented threat to their livelihoods due to the pandemic” - @EdwardJDavey The… https://t.co/Krub6gC1O4"We must make sure no one in Hong Kong is left behind." - @amcarmichaelMP The Government’s current proposal aband… https://t.co/Zv75H7Ukw1"The Prime Minister must make sure vulnerable people get the help they need now." - @cajardineMP #PMQs https://t.co/E1kImfs3feThe UK government’s current proposal abandons many young Hong Kongers, some of whom have been at the fore of protes… https://t.co/r0ykayiE8JMPs from all parties tried to transform this Bill into something which valued human dignity, but sadly the Governme… https://t.co/RoKJWIZwbYThe Prime Minister should not be putting Britain’s chances for an economic recovery in jeopardy by insisting on an… https://t.co/cKMwqWNpTN
7/1
2020
Liberal Democrats are urging the UK government to ensure that no one is left behind. It is time to step up and… https://t.co/AnmTxVFYUW❌Scrap the Hostile Environment ✅ Build a fair & effective immigration system Find out more about our amendments to… https://t.co/g9GLfLECEb"Boris Johnson's economic stimulus is more like a tiny pinprick." - @EdwardJDavey on #borisjohnsonspeech Liberal D… https://t.co/LQfsUkr0T1It's time to end Hostile Environment & fix the broken immigration system. Back our campaign ⬇️… https://t.co/os7y5GYC9a"Stop & Search disproportionately affects those from BAME communities and drains trust in the criminal justice syst… https://t.co/DrMIzkE86eJohnson's announcements today were hopelessly inadequate. The government must introduce a green job guarantee with… https://t.co/vth9ZC2A2oBeijing's new security law destroys Hong Kong as we know it. #StandwithHongKong The people of Hong Kong must immedi… https://t.co/crXUkNIkHNJohnson promised a green recovery from the pandemic but as usual his promises are meaningless. We’re seeing more m… https://t.co/enXOJSJI8fTime and again, local authorities have said they don't have access to detailed data on what's going on locally with… https://t.co/43yOXCfRY8
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThat was a classic Boris Johnson speech. Whilst he says he will “build build build” the govt is planning another wr… https://t.co/8JJLASOvlR
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe UK urgently needs a Green Recovery Plan that will create prosperity and jobs, while avoiding the economic fall-… https://t.co/dCoMEDNcEPToday, Priti Patel is pushing her damaging Immigration Bill through the House of Commons. Liberal Democrats are op… https://t.co/joz1v1rNWLThis new law destroys Hong Kong as we know it. The UK government must now pass our Bill to give BNO status holder… https://t.co/JVOCsG4snqToday Priti Patel is pushing ahead with her disastrous plans to end free movement. That’s why we’ve tabled a packa… https://t.co/THZliL6rB0
6/30
2020
On the face of it this is a very welcome concession from the Government. However, the announcement contained no de… https://t.co/bBCSbQwmPlPublic confidence in the Tories' immigration system has been shattered. This has to stop. It's time to scrap the H… https://t.co/9YaH2v7mGRThe Government must be absolutely clear: ❓How localised lockdowns will work. ❓Who is responsible for managing them… https://t.co/55ax5KKTUh"There's £6.7bn worth of repairs needed to schools across the UK. As we're looking to schools re-opening to all stu… https://t.co/GfoY1ynptI"Boris Johnson is clearly ready to grant Cummings his every wish when it comes to politicising the Civil Service an… https://t.co/wEbsDNJSwdBoris Johnson is clearly ready to grant Cummings his every wish when it comes to politicising the Civil Service & s… https://t.co/8XZPaZxde3A sobering milestone. And vital to remember we are not alone in the fight. Working together - as a global communi… https://t.co/zBZ6VUdcE0
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe Government must act now to reassure people in the Leicester area that they are managing this serious outbreak.… https://t.co/UxZkjAqjps"This is spin over substance. The funding is nowhere near the £7bn the National Audit Office has said is needed to… https://t.co/Cubn6ZStiOThis is spin over substance. The funding is nowhere near the £7bn the National Audit Office has said is needed to r… https://t.co/0A8GPqGI8m
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6/29
2020
"These reports throw up serious questions about Trump’s soft-touch when it comes to Russia." @amcarmichaelMP https://t.co/tkAjnv2NbnNext week the Chinese government is set to pass its controversial security law. Liberal Democrats oppose this fla… https://t.co/LyW52G1zWJCongratulations to our @ALDEParty sister party @fiannafailparty on the formation of a government in Ireland.… https://t.co/yy7rvsYHRT
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsIt is 51 years today since the Stonewall Riots. 🌈 We mark the legacy of those riots 👇 https://t.co/qFxeyEsDb1
6/28
2020
We are already struggling with a global crisis. The Prime Minister must do the responsible thing and ensure some st… https://t.co/bTI2DTFWS3Happy #PRIDE2020 to everyone in the LGBT+ community! 🏳️‍🌈🌈 The first Pride was born out of protest and we must kee… https://t.co/RkrIUQtrsSThis would have been my first #Pride as a publicly out member of the LGBT+ community. I’m proud of my journey, but… https://t.co/6sOFLawA3H
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsRemembering the magic and warmth when people came together at #PrideinLondon to celebrate just a year ago As the M… https://t.co/2opvm4cQAZ
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWhat I remember most about Diana was her warmth and her smile. Once, early in my career she took me aside after a m… https://t.co/19gCHCk8wj
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsSuch very sad news that Diana Maddock has died. She was a fabulous campaigner, councillor, MP and Peer, full of ene… https://t.co/FrjqpVbR00
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThis has been #PrideMonth I’ve taken part in Edinburgh pride and my @LibDems team held our own #Pride get together… https://t.co/HLnIpHPtxE
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsSo very sad to learn that the amazing Diana has left us. She was a wonderful, warm-hearted person and she will be… https://t.co/6kLYSOzbho
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThank you to all our hardworking activists who have taken steps to help in their communities during the lockdown https://t.co/ZhJDUMmJ5B🔶Become a member today and you can vote for our next leader.🔶 Find out more 👇 https://t.co/kixQi0fl4sWe are so very sad to tell you that our dear friend and colleague Diana Maddock has died. She will be tremendously… https://t.co/fIonfB45ek
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWishing everyone a very happy Pride! I hope you find great ways to celebrate today. I look forward to next year wh… https://t.co/GzOOxoukT3
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsBritain shouldn't be a place where migrants feel unwelcome or afraid. It's time to scrap the Hostile Environment.… https://t.co/XgjSX2rTD7Lib Dem Defence Spokesperson @Jamie4North, reflects on the implications of Coronavirus and the Black Lives Matter m… https://t.co/wDQClzFaZ4My piece for #ArmedForcesDay. I talk about: 🔸my dad 🔸the impact of COVID on the mental health of veterans 🔸And w… https://t.co/Y7Wsl8YCNP
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6/27
2020
Join the Liberal Democrats now and you can vote for our new leader. ⬇️Find out more⬇️ https://t.co/3anj9XVaNcThinking of the families & loved ones of those who have lost their lives in Glasgow & everyone affected by this app… https://t.co/NxSmA9JHT1
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsHorrified to hear of major incident in Glasgow. Thoughts are with all those involved and first responders.
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats“If we were serious about this crisis we could do this in a year – if we were really serious we could do it in a mo… https://t.co/Eu0kac4mXF
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsI was pleased to get a chance to speak yesterday in the debate on UK industry post Covid-19 and raise the plight of… https://t.co/gj8yeJ20mI
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats"The ‘defence’ of Robert Jenrick is in reality little more than an admission of cash for access. It seems the Tory… https://t.co/PyRF1beu6SThe latest tracing figures are alarming and provide yet more evidence that England’s Test & Trace system is in disa… https://t.co/JuDpfB8GFwIf you want to submit a motion for Autumn Conference, the deadline is 1 July at 13.00. Submit your motion here:… https://t.co/wTSqCVuqh7
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsBoris Johnson has said he wants to scrap the Department for International Development. Liberal Democrats oppose th… https://t.co/9bc71crXKsLiberal Democrats #StandWithHongKong. It is time the Conservative government reopens the British National Overseas… https://t.co/7fE6KVSZLj
6/26
2020
"While suspending prison visits during the current crisis is clearly necessary, maintaining positive family relatio… https://t.co/nnDuS6uc5mI took the opportunity, during today's Insolvency Bill debate, to highlight the critical importance of supporting o… https://t.co/02jAIsFkzX
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats"It's time to put money where our mouths are and actually reward frontline health and care staff" @munirawilson Add… https://t.co/bs7jO9ktpg🎉This summer, Liberal Democrat members will be electing a new leader🎉 Join today and you can help decide the futur… https://t.co/LH3vXaxYNDFood shortages, medicine shortages, and an unprecedented hit to jobs and livelihoods: that is what the UK is facing… https://t.co/J4Xvt9419s❗ We need a huge scale up of testing.🏥 With no cure and no vaccine for COVID-19, the risk of a second wave is very… https://t.co/G1ltRqdym9I wrote a short piece detailing some of the microaggressions black women experience on a daily basis. 👇👇… https://t.co/7z9qDhA8T1
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe UK’s immigration system is broken, and it is hurting everyone. We're campaigning to scrap the Conservatives' d… https://t.co/wBLbYmwQ21We must give our frontline health and social care workers the mental health support they need during this crisis -… https://t.co/GDRxhefYlrScandalous to suggest the most appropriate way to lobby Conservative MPs is to pour money into their party coffers.… https://t.co/bWYLxagbyR
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsIn Bath and across the country, #COVID19 has brought our thriving arts & culture sector to its knees, putting many… https://t.co/wt78C8IrZh
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsJenrick’s calculated decision to advance a huge development just in time to save a party donor millions exposes som… https://t.co/oOyG15MAtZLiberal Democrats oppose this move by the government. Back our campaign to save UK aid 👇 https://t.co/oPgl0Zkjsi https://t.co/nmXrMMzkv0The murder of George Floyd one month ago has opened up conversations about discrimination faced by black people eve… https://t.co/DthWjzpfLlWith no cure and no vaccine for Covid-19, the risk of a second wave is very real. Ministers must act now to guarant… https://t.co/o5xylejiqKEvery piece of evidence that comes out is more damning for Robert Jenrick. It is clear he has to go, and go now. https://t.co/MDYRW16MmB
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsAlarming that refugees are being evicted during a pandemic. Vulnerable people will be put at risk of homelessness b… https://t.co/GukpGfKEG2
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsYet again we see its one rule for the Conservatives and another for everyone else. Given the Minister has accepted… https://t.co/ncn6iukX2X
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThis moment demands not only greater awareness of racial injustice, but swift action. #BlackLivesMatter https://t.co/K0fZ9KHiFO
6/25
2020
Yesterday the PM announced a dramatic shift away from lockdown, despite the fact that we lack an effective system t… https://t.co/te6FNeb7xFBank of America's findings show that we must do the responsible thing and ensure some stability by extending the tr… https://t.co/Qsh64RGCryAny easing of the lockdown can only happen once the Government delivers a comprehensive strategy to test, trace and… https://t.co/TMSosVzcV2Instead of ploughing ahead with Brexit - without an extended transition period - the government should engage with… https://t.co/MJ4rk6nzmiThese figures I unearthed on the lack of diversity in our justice system are absolutely shocking. It is no good s… https://t.co/EyKrwJhzWZ
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThis is fantastic news - well done @RupaHuq . Proud to be a co-sponsor of this Bill. https://t.co/ChXqRcEpkP
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsFind out more about @sarahjolney1's bill here 👇 https://t.co/iWgeHqUi3OLiberal Democrats support calls for buffer zones around clinics. In March, Sarah Olney introduced her Bill on the… https://t.co/CXB5LihmLHWith reports of a #SecondWave of coronavirus, it is vital that we learn the lessons of the UK Government's handling… https://t.co/iEA54FklxxThe Government must continue to communicate important public health messages in press conferences as the need arise… https://t.co/l1dHhosaVuThe Black Lives Matter protests have exposed ingrained institutional racism and discrimination in the UK. That's… https://t.co/vOsXsaYZTs
6/24
2020
Today, on the anniversary of the European Union Referendum, we are calling on the government to ensure the UK does… https://t.co/Fv4q46aSnwAmendment passed! Bravo. Common sense prevails in the House. Now no victim of bullying and harassment will have to… https://t.co/JJ2XecNDdL
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe Prime Minister has today outlined plans for the future, but he must now commit to an independent inquiry into t… https://t.co/4qmTNVSHIs"The latest figures show that black African and black Caribbean people are four times more likely to be detained un… https://t.co/zHm4o6wmqhThe Windrush Scandal wasn't just about a single decision. It's a cultural and systemic problem in the Home Office.… https://t.co/GtiVHw9He2We still lack the fully-functioning test and trace system we urgently need to keep people safe. The PM must guarant… https://t.co/GqnNjXk3p5"The Prime Minister rightly warns that there's a danger of a second wave of coronavirus. If there's a breathing spa… https://t.co/muKd0Op5VGWe are urging Boris Johnson to provide assessments as to the impact of crashing out of the European Union without a… https://t.co/AK8PuKttm9This unprecedented behaviour is utterly reprehensible. The government must #ReleaseTheRussiaReport. https://t.co/A14wsStBT4Today, on the anniversary of the European Union Referendum, we're calling on the government to ensure the UK doesn'… https://t.co/sj76YpIrNUExtremely vulnerable people who cannot return to work must get Statutory Sick Pay. The Government must increase th… https://t.co/sMtrYygDCv
6/23
2020

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