DfE stats show Gov must invest in Northern schools or face dividing country for a generation

DfE stats show Gov must invest in Northern schools or face dividing country for a generation

Liberal Democrats have slammed the Government for starving Northerners of education investment, as DfE stats show a stark North/South divide.Senior Liberal Democrats across the North said the Government 'must urgently invest in the region's schools or face dividing the country for generations to...

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Lib Dems on Wear Red Day: UEFA must ban teams that don't tackle racism

Lib Dems on Wear Red Day: UEFA must ban teams that don't tackle racism

The Lib Dems have called for UEFA to ban football teams that don't tackle racism today (Show Racism the Red Card's Wear Red Day, 18/10/19).The call comes after several England players were racially abused during a Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia on Monday, and racism continues to blight football ac...

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Labour plans to push through Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day scrapped

Labour plans to push through Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day scrapped Labour plans to push through Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day scrapped

Plans by Manchester Council to push forward with the much-maligned Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day (10/10/19) have been scrapped.Reacting to the news that Manchester Council had planned to push forward with the Homeless Tax on World Homeless Day, Leader of the Liberal Democrats in Manchester ...

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Dramatic u-turn on Brexit from senior Northern Labour figures

Dramatic u-turn on Brexit from senior Northern Labour figures

Senior Northern Labour figures have signed a letter pleading with the EU to reject a Brexit delay in a dramatic u-turn on the party's policy, despite having voted for a delay just days earlier. ‘Joker’ may have just been released in cinemas across the country but Labour’s Brexit position is now ...

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Lib Dems call for 'When The Fun Stops, Stop.' slogan to be scrapped amid concerns it is 'exacerbating gambling crisis'

Lib Dems call for 'When The Fun Stops, Stop.' slogan to be scrapped amid concerns it is 'exacerbating gambling crisis'

The Liberal Democrats are calling for the gambling industry's slogan 'When The Fun Stops, Stop' to be scrapped ahead of renewed scrutiny into tackling the crisis today.The 'When The Fun Stops, Stop.' campaign was introduced by the industry-funded responsible betting body Senet Group in 2015.

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"No more soundbites": Lib Dems call for urgent action on rehabilitation of young offenders

The Liberal Democrats have launched a scathing attack on the government's record of rehabilitating offenders after a report into the treatment of young offenders revealed a shocking lack of care and resources.Of the 50 young offenders observed in the report, just 44% of them received specialist ...

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