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📢Fighting for the excluded 👨‍👩‍👦Standing up for carers 🍴Campaigning for free school meals 🌲Championing a greener future Join us ⬇️

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Unpaid carers are facing enormous challenges during the coronavirus crisis. They cannot be forgotten as the Govern… https://t.co/F6tK6H6U9D
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsSupermarkets have handed back £1.9bn of business rate relief. Today I wrote to the Chancellor urging him to use th… https://t.co/0J8Lo6QoJp
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsUnpaid carers are on the frontline. We must do more to support them. Back our campaign if you agree ⬇️… https://t.co/qTtoKML2SiIf you wish to have drafting advice for emergency motions or amendments for Spring Conference, the deadline is 17 D… https://t.co/wjdKtt6dQV
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats"The Brexit deal we end up with won’t be worth the paper it’s written on, and Boris Johnson is to blame." -… https://t.co/yNi2lwc0fJWe all want to keep our loved ones safe this Christmas. That's why the Government must ensure anyone visiting fam… https://t.co/nQPNwPOS1VAmazing news! Huge congrats @LaylaMoran 🎉 https://t.co/iDnFRA7ujQGreat to see local and regional media covering @AppgCoronavirus report launch, including one of my local papers… https://t.co/A5hoPqgKdQ
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsMany unpaid carers have been struggling throughout the pandemic, often relying on foodbanks to feed themselves and… https://t.co/ddSkSfefPpNew target welcome - but where are the policies? https://t.co/y8ZwYleUeH
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12/4
2020
Today the @AppgCoronavirus launched the first major cross-party report into Govt’s handling of the pandemic. Our… https://t.co/v1F2MImvp6
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsMy heart goes out to the family and friends of those lost in this horrific explosion. https://t.co/xIS7H9k8FK
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWhile the UK has come a long way on disability rights, this crisis has highlighted how much more work still needs t… https://t.co/28kpuF6GnTThere are more than 14 million disabled people in the UK. Many have seen their access to medical treatment reduced… https://t.co/cHjHGsIPWaThroughout the coronavirus pandemic, it's more important than ever to remember that not all disabilities are visibl… https://t.co/VftLM1gsiQThis Saturday is #SmallBusinessSaturday and I will be supporting independent shops in Bath. However far too many o… https://t.co/A1x9qLicJ4
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsANNOUNCEMENT 🚨 I've secured a debate next week on the grave injustice faced by the 3 million hard-working people f… https://t.co/6w7MQu9v6a
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWith another F1 Grand Prix being held in Bahrain this weekend, I am proud to support this cross party demand that F… https://t.co/vHnDvUKJKK
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe pandemic is having a terrible impact on people with disabilities. #IDPWD2020 Coronavirus must be a wake up ca… https://t.co/6z0H6OgFcT
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe Covid pandemic has highlighted that we still have much further to go to uphold disabled people’s rights to heal… https://t.co/eVQkVKFUR1"I’ve been a carer for much of my life. I know how tough it can be." - @EdwardJDavey Back our campaign to increase… https://t.co/P3pEyxeXXZThank you @Jacob_Rees_Mogg for keeping your word to facilitate a meeting between the Chancellor, @APPGGapsSupport &… https://t.co/4ywEtrE39U
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats1000s upon 1000s of community pubs & hospitality businesses are at risk under new Tier system. Money made this mont… https://t.co/At0XpbZWfx
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsI am pleased to have tabled an Early Day Motion this week on the impact Covid has had on those with disabilities in… https://t.co/cGF77bmxAt
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats❌The Government missed the opportunity to learn from the first wave. 👩‍⚖️A public inquiry could have helped tackle… https://t.co/QMl2JMLWH7Today @AppgCoronavirus will launch the first major cross-party report into the Government's handling of the coronav… https://t.co/Mm2Sp8VzGD
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe Government must expand coronavirus support to include the 3 million excluded. #ExcludedUK https://t.co/pTt04DIQvB
12/3
2020
Thousands of people could have their lives lengthened, their lives saved and their families spared of unspeakable g… https://t.co/MQGdi8jjzm
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe Tories say we can’t afford to support unpaid carers. The Liberal Democrats say we can’t afford not to. Back ou… https://t.co/VAJI9NPDGyWe must work together to eradicate modern slavery, bring the slavers and traffickers to justice, & properly support… https://t.co/rTtoz49v56Modern slavery comes in many forms: forced labour, debt bondage & forced marriage. In the UK, people are forced to… https://t.co/cPhJOSJSenToday is International Day for the Abolition of Slavery. 🌍 Globally, 40.3 million people are victims of modern sl… https://t.co/Iv79TRCmQB9 months, no answers, no rationale and dialogue. Still #ExcludedUK!!! @timfarron @munirawilson https://t.co/9Tgzv6AMH3
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe vaccine really is the light at the end of the tunnel that we’ve all been looking for. I’m eternally grateful t… https://t.co/Ef8YOwNLiG
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats#PMQs: My constituent has been refused PIP despite a wealth of evidence to say she cannot work. She has been diag… https://t.co/Lr7MCXeShj
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsReally great news & a much needed moment of hope for the country. I'm pleased the Government listened to calls ra… https://t.co/aJsQ643fOw
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsProud to lead a debate in Parliament this morning on the urgent need to #catchupwithcancer Cross-party working is… https://t.co/vYIh76UtqB
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsVery good news. I am happy to see the Govt moving quickly to protect people. Only science can stop this Pandemic.… https://t.co/wSSSuqI3qN
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWith the #vaccine so close, it is more important than ever to ensure that the legacy of 2020 is not excluding disab… https://t.co/w6Cr6iItPk
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsSlavery hasn't gone away. It has evolved. Shackles & branding have been traded for modern methods, but the horror r… https://t.co/EDMrlLV4tH
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsI join calls for the immediate release of Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam. They are courageous young activists… https://t.co/jXemUHNHqw
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWhat fantastic news to start the day! Congratulations and thank you to all those involved in making this happen. https://t.co/9IMaqNPxKc
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsIt's appalling that so many people are still excluded from Government support, including entrepreneurs who will dri… https://t.co/zF2IYXvzsL
12/2
2020
I could not support the Govt's tier proposals tonight. They needlessly punish too many while failing to achieve the… https://t.co/hJvMDGZqzb
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWe need restrictions to keep the virus under control but tonight I couldn't support the Govt's new #Covidhttps://t.co/JEYSUKzwd6
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe new tier system is a gamble. It's arbitrary, confused and chaotic. We need: ✅a transparent system of local res… https://t.co/b1483jZzQWExciting news! You can now register for the Liberal Democrat ONLINE Spring Conference on 19-21 March 2021!… https://t.co/MAwCs04MvV
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsJust spoke in the Commons debate on the new coronavirus tiers. I cannot in all good conscience support them. I supp… https://t.co/faIkzHnGrJ
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsPubs across the country are barely hanging on during this pandemic. Liberal Democrats are calling on the Governme… https://t.co/SLbx89nazyI asked @BorisJohnson if he can ensure that anyone visiting family members over Christmas can get tested beforehand… https://t.co/uic2FvRXjZ
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsMany of the #ExcludedUK are the entrepreneurs we need to build Britain back from the wreckage of the coronavirus cr… https://t.co/RJaCp5gfso
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsTime and time again, the Government has squandered the sacrifices the British people have made thanks to their unbe… https://t.co/lznpdSyRU1Unpaid carers are on the frontline. We must do more to support them. Back our campaign if you agree ⬇️… https://t.co/iDdU7yilqsThe Government must do more to support our high streets: ❗overhaul the business rates system that threatened high… https://t.co/2EKsGltP0DToday is #WorldAIDSDay. It is a moment to remember all those who have been lost to AIDS and also think about the p… https://t.co/G2BUeCfUkk
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsBefore Liberal Democrats vote for a new tier system, Boris Johnson must agree to: 🤝Work with local authorities on… https://t.co/WvUHI0dpRrThis #WorldAIDSDay we must step up to the challenge of ending new HIV transmission by 2030. The COVID-19 pandemic… https://t.co/TpznBjeOEb
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsI signed this cross-party letter calling for Wednesday’s planned deportation flight to Jamaica of up to 50 Black Br… https://t.co/gBT4LzgDgp
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsI will not be voting for this arbitrary, confusing and chaotic tier system today. If Johnson wants our support he n… https://t.co/snVF1lZKLN
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12/1
2020
Be part of the change and join our campaign to #StandUpForCarers now👇 https://t.co/hb0gsQWFY5Unpaid carers face big challenges every single day; challenges that have been made even harder by coronavirus. The… https://t.co/dzvMOAsV2DBoris Johnson has: ❌failed to work with local authorities ❌failed to explain the criteria for the tiers ❌failed t… https://t.co/AAfPsR7y63Liberal Democrat Leader @EdwardJDavey wishes a #HappyGurpurab to all Sikhs celebrating today. Let us all learn fr… https://t.co/6J4vhrTKnW
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWe can't support new tier system as it stands - need more evidence for proposed restrictions, more detail on criter… https://t.co/Smt6jIga3e
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWe need an economic recovery plan that leaves no-one behind. Lib Dems are calling for a people-first approach that:… https://t.co/N2wD51pcF6We wouldn’t accept this kind of pay cut for our nurses or teachers – so why on earth should we for our farmers who… https://t.co/8hMhq3TF9I
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsHappy #StAndrewsDay 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 https://t.co/pZ5bJ9ic1M
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsHappy St Andrew’s Day! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 https://t.co/2HI7lzjJEb
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsFor too long carers have felt unseen and undervalued. Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to immediate… https://t.co/BdAQR3R8x7These self-isolation grants are supposed to be a lifeline for those most in need. This blunder shines another spo… https://t.co/1sXgU1Ow5pI’ve been calling on the Govt to produce a plan to keep schools open safely. Driving clinically extremely vulnerabl… https://t.co/vS8zyVlAsy
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11/30
2020
It's been a hard year for families across Britain this year. A public-sector pay freeze is completely unacceptable.… https://t.co/t2xLX3FxdlAfter hearing from a GP in my constituency surgery, I've written to Matt Hancock asking what financial support will… https://t.co/MvYHfcpENI
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWe're calling for a people-first plan to: 💼 Protect jobs. 🌲Build a fair and green economy for the future. 🙋Ensure… https://t.co/Q8FWJ6JrTv
11/29
2020
"Unpaid carers are on the frontline. We must do more for them." - @EdwardJDavey Agree? Back our campaign:… https://t.co/4ZEvnhvKGgThe Liberal Democrats are clear - the Tories must have a plan to increase the number of trains so everyone can trav… https://t.co/6yt96zDiv8"Being able to see loved ones this Christmas will mean a lot to millions right across the country, but people must… https://t.co/jXIC5r5iHbWith air pollution causing an estimated 40,000 deaths every year, govt and other public authorities need to be held… https://t.co/CnXKyq41n3
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe Government's actions on child hunger in the UK have been sticking plaster solutions that do not go nearly far e… https://t.co/OVSWLTprEc
11/28
2020
Congratulations Cllr Liz Barrett! https://t.co/jDlnvDhAC5
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsYesterday, @Jacob_Rees_Mogg promised to facilitate a meeting between Ministers + @APPGGapsSupport & reps from group… https://t.co/weZyF3GU0u
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsAt a time when more people are needing to work from home than ever, this is an unbelievably outrageous and stupid d… https://t.co/Oz6eKm9NtF
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsWe're campaigning for a £1,000 per year increase in Carer's Allowance, to help make like just that little bit easie… https://t.co/WhjoYC4CQ2
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsUnpaid carers get less than £1.95 an hour on Carer's Allowance. This is unacceptable. Back our campaign to… https://t.co/YjHRQFPo3q900,000 full-time unpaid carers rely on Carer’s Allowance – but at just £67.25 a week, it’s just not nearly enough.… https://t.co/q29ECR7wRF
Retweeted by Liberal Democrats"Not only is this Government selling the Saudi government arms to use against civilians in Yemen, but deploying tro… https://t.co/L8Z0CwdY1qThe Tories say we can’t afford to support unpaid carers. The Liberal Democrats say we can’t afford not to. https://t.co/smmXX7o763Congratulations to our new councillor Liz Barrett! A fantastic win in the Perth City South by-election! 😀 https://t.co/nHCx1AufDS
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThis is a fantastic win from the SNP from third place. We stormed to victory. It shows that where Liberal Democrat… https://t.co/XYMJ9uXuW3
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe British people are desperate to get life back to normal after making so many sacrifices already. The Governmen… https://t.co/6xKWhKAzEoCongratulations @niknamH! Fantastic to see some of the great work done by our dedicated Councillors be recognised i… https://t.co/OWMP7vGqLBWe must value carers far more. That's why we're calling to raise unpaid Carer's Allowance. Agree? Join our campaig… https://t.co/ratNZzJQKc20 years ago today, Damilola Taylor's life was cut short in a senseless act of violence. His death shed light on yo… https://t.co/74rBy3TCWZ
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe Govt is failing to seize the opportunity to #BuildBackBetter from this crisis, including by building the green… https://t.co/6KLFvGQkBI
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsMany unpaid carers have been struggling throughout the pandemic, often relying on foodbanks to feed themselves and… https://t.co/v5mhBy8qMu
11/27
2020
🙋‍♀️🙋900,000 full-time unpaid carers rely on Carer’s Allowance. ❌But £67.25 a week is not nearly enough. Many are… https://t.co/rfDdi5b7S3Time and again, carers - and the people they love - are overlooked. We need to keep up the pressure so that the G… https://t.co/TgwlXqPH6j
Retweeted by Liberal DemocratsThe coronavirus pandemic has shown how carers are all too often forgotten and ignored by those in power. The chal… https://t.co/g7ZPuOAKzvWell said Wera👏 #StandUpForCarers https://t.co/swY4nlL0XaCarers deserve our support but are far too often forgotten and ignored. Liberal Democrats will #StandUpForCarers https://t.co/hb0gsQF4zv
11/26
2020

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