Liberal Democrats

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Labour easily holds City of Chester seat in first byelection test for Sunak
Keir Starmer hails huge majority, saying result is evidence voters ‘want the change Labour offers’

Sammy Gecsoyler and Kiran Stacey

02, Dec, 2022 @9:41 AM

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Ambulance waiting times in England three times longer in some rural areas
Disparity between rural and urban areas uncovered by Lib Dem FoI requests to 10 ambulance trusts

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, Dec, 2022 @8:54 AM

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Defra facing £500m real-terms cut after autumn statement
Exclusive: Critics say cut in day-to-day spending will leave department unable to properly tackle issues such as sewage spills

Helena Horton Environment reporter

22, Nov, 2022 @12:22 PM

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Lib Dems say quarter of property owners fear losing their home
Ed Davey sets out plans for mortgage protection fund that would provide grants of up to £300 a month

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

07, Nov, 2022 @12:12 AM

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Official poll cards should suffice as voter ID | Letters
Letters: Labour should have more strongly opposed the imposition of photo ID requirements, writes Lib Dem peer Chris Rennard


06, Nov, 2022 @6:20 PM

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Lib Dem leader Ed Davey proposes £300-a-month mortgage grants
People struggling with higher mortgage costs after disastrous Tory mini-budget should get help, he says, just as banks helped in 2008

Michael Savage Policy editor

06, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘Best of a bad bunch’: voters in ‘red wall’ willing to give Rishi Sunak a chance
Panel of Sedgefield voters say they have lost faith with politicians, and Keir Starmer is not doing enough

Aletha Adu Political correspondent

03, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Since lockdown it’s been with me more’: Lib Dem Emily Davey on living with MS
Councillor and wife of party leader warns of poor post-pandemic support for people with mobility issues

Exclusive interview by Pippa Crerar

01, Nov, 2022 @6:44 PM

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Calls grow for general election after Rishi Sunak becomes Tory leader
Labour, Lib Dems, SNP and Johnson supporters say former chancellor has no mandate to run country

Ben Quinn

24, Oct, 2022 @2:09 PM

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How we met: ‘Our first date was delivering Lib Dem election leaflets in the snow’
Nicky, 37, and Simon, 40, met at a training weekend for party activists in 2010. It was love at first sight for Nicky and the couple are now married and live together in Portsmouth.

Lizzie Cernik

24, Oct, 2022 @10:30 AM

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‘Such a letdown of democracy’: clamour grows for early UK general election
Voters join Labour leader’s demand for immediate general election in wake of Liz Truss resignation

Lisa O'Carroll

21, Oct, 2022 @2:02 PM

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Fracking caused daily earthquakes at UK’s only active site
Exclusive: Lancashire site responsible for 192 earthquakes over course of 182 days in 2018-19, Lib Dem analysis has found

Helena Horton Environment reporter

19, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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