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    Article: May 23, 2020

    Amongst the bigger issues surrounding our response to Covid the news that Dominic Cummings the chief advisor to the Prime Minister chose to break the curfew rules at the peak of the epidemic will strike many as a bit of a diversion. At one level it is but there are some more fundamental questions that the issue raises

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    Article: May 22, 2020

    The Liberal Democrats have secured cross-party support for their calls for local authorities to be empowered to enact measures that would help tackle the climate emergency as well as recover from the coronavirus crisis.

    The cross-party letter sent to Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick states "we cannot simply return 'back to normal'" and that "tackling the climate emergency is at the heart of our recovery".

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    Article: May 20, 2020

    Last week, we published the frank independent review into the 2019 general election .https://www.libdems.org.uk/2019-election-review?utm_campaign=election_review_19&utm_medium=email&utm_source=libdems It rightly received plaudits in the media for its candour.

    This review challenges us to change as a party and to change the country for the better.

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    Article: May 20, 2020

    The Liberal Democrats are at the forefront of a cross party call to protect pubs in the face of the "unique combination of challenges" created by the Covid-19 crisis.

    Liberal Democrat MP Daisy Cooper, alongside MPs from the Tory, Labour, SNP, Plaid Cymru and Green parties, are calling for Ministers to ensure pubs - a "cornerstone of British culture" - are in a position to reopen once social distancing measures are eased.

  • ggds (Photo by Deleece Cook on Unsplash)
    Article: May 19, 2020

    Plans to start gradually reopening schools have proved controversial, with unions challenging the government over its target for some classes for return on 1 June.

    Schools have been told to prepare for early year settings, Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 to return to the classroom in smaller sizes from the start of next month, and to start reintroducing more face-to-face lessons for Year 10 and Year 12 students.