Lib Dems suspend campaigning following tragic events in Manchester

Following the horrific attack in Manchester, the Liberal Democrats have announced that they will suspend all campaigning on Tuesday 23rd May as a mark of respect to those who lost their lives and their grieving families. The party's thoughts go out to all those affected by the terrible events of Monday night.

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Lib Dems campaign to scrap dementia tax which would hit 96% of homes in Hackney.

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96% of homes in Hackney could be eligible for sale to meet Theresa May’s so-called 'dementia tax', research by the Liberal Democrats has revealed.

 

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Lib Dems launch manifesto with policies to give young people a brighter future.

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The Liberal Democrats have launched their manifesto for a brighter future.

Change Britain’s Future is a plan for a fairer Britain where people are decent to each other, with good schools and hospitals, a clean environment and an innovative economy.

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Lib Dems announce plans to address housing shortage in Hackney.

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The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to address the housing shortage in Hackney and build more affordable homes.

 

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Lib Dems will invest £61.8m to protect school funding in Hackney.

The Liberal Democrats have announced they will invest £61.8m more in schools and colleges in Hackney over the next parliament.

The funding for Hackney would reverse cuts to frontline school and college budgets, protect per pupil funding in real terms and ensure no school loses out from changes to funding arrangements.

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Lib Dems set out plans to close the ethnicity pay gap.

IMG_8919.JPGThe Liberal Democrats believe that every person, regardless of their ethnicity, should be allowed to reach their full potential in the workplace.

Today, Liberal Democrats set out plans to introduce mandatory reporting on the ethnicity pay gap for organisations with 250 employees or more.

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Lib Dems make manifesto commitment to protect pensions Triple Lock.

Pensioners.jpgPensioners will receive at least an extra £772 per year by 2021 under Liberal Democrat manifesto plans to protect the Triple Lock.  The party are making the commitment to older people unlike the Conservatives who have repeatedly refused to give the guarantee.

 

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Lib Dems announce ‘Penny for the NHS’ policy.

Lib Dems ‘Penny for the NHS’ would raise an extra £30.2 million for Hackney's NHS and social care services.

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Liberal Democrats get 18% of the vote share at the local elections, up 7%.

Liberal Democrat projected national vote is 18% in local elections around the Country, up 7%. The Lib Dems are just 9% behind Labour. The Conservatives are up by just 3%.

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Conservatives U-turn on school funding – Lib Dem response.

The Hackney Liberal Democrats have responded to reports that the Conservatives are to bow to massive backbench pressure and abandon their proposed shake-up of school funding.

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