Lib Dem News

  • Election 2015: David Cameron boosted …
    Election 2015: David Cameron boosted … IB Times - Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    David Cameron will be able to boast about his job creation credentials in the final run-up to the general election as the UK's unemployment fell to 5.6% in the … More »

  • Labour's Miliband wins final TV …
    Labour's Miliband wins final TV … Reuters - Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband won the final TV debate of the election campaign on Thursday, a snap poll showed, but Prime Minister David Cameron … More »

  • IMF Issues Deficit Warning Ahead Of …
    IMF Issues Deficit Warning Ahead Of … Sky News - Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has unwittingly entered a crucial debate on the economy ahead of the General Election, warning the UK will not be able to … More »

  • Clegg orders aid for Smith probe
    Clegg orders aid for Smith probe Press Association - Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    Nick Clegg has ordered all Liberal Democrat MPs and peers to cooperate with police and hand over any relevant information on former MP Cyril Smith. … More »

  • Election Challengers Set For Live TV …
    Election Challengers Set For Live TV … Sky News - Thu, Apr 16, 2015

    The five party leaders who are the challengers in next month's General Election will go head-to-head later - with the absent David Cameron and Nick Clegg hitting … More »

  • Lib Dems: We'll Protect No 10 From …
    Lib Dems: We'll Protect No 10 From … Sky News - Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Nick Clegg has warned against a coalition that would see Nigel Farage or Alex Salmond walk through the doors of Number 10 as he launched his party's manifesto. … More »

  • Liberals pitch for election centre  …
    Liberals pitch for election centre  … AFP - Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg set out the Liberal Democrats' general election pitch on Wednesday, promising to be an anchor in another coalition government. … More »

  • Clegg promises 'a heart' for …
    Clegg promises 'a heart' for … Press Association - Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Nick Clegg has staked the Liberal Democrats' claim to remain in government by promising that his party would give "a heart" to Conservatives and "a brain" to Labour … More »

  • Education Protected In Lib Dem Mani …
    Education Protected In Lib Dem Mani … Sky News - Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Nick Clegg has pledged to protect spending on education from ages two to 19 as a central part of the Liberal Democrat manifesto. The Lib Dem leader says his party, … More »

  • Election 2015: Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg …
    Election 2015: Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg … IB Times - Wed, Apr 15, 2015

    Nick Clegg will attempt to win over the parent vote ahead of the general election when he promises to pump £2.5bn ($3.6bn) of extra funding into England's education … More »

  • Lib Dem hopeful Maajid Nawaz considers …
    Lib Dem hopeful Maajid Nawaz considers … IB Times - Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    Liberal Democrat candidate Maajid Nawaz revealed he was considering his future in politics after the general election before he was caught up in a hypocrisy row. … More »

  • Rennie in SNP 'neverendums' …
    Rennie in SNP 'neverendums' … Press Association - Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    Nicola Sturgeon is preparing an "accelerated pathway" to another independence referendum, according to Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie. … More »

  • Clegg's plan to balance the boo …
    Clegg's plan to balance the boo … Press Association - Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    Nick Clegg will promise "light at the end of the tunnel" as he sets out Liberal Democrat tax and spending plans designed to eliminate Britain's deficit by 2017/18. … More »

  • Redruth Undecided As Tories Hold Upper …
    Redruth Undecided As Tories Hold Upper … Sky News - Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    Redruth and Camborne has shown remarkable fluctuations over recent years, and is the scene of a bitter battle in which all three parties are not without hope (and … More »

  • New laws 'to protect online rig …
    New laws 'to protect online rig … Press Association - Sat, Apr 11, 2015

    New laws to protect people's rights online would be introduced within the first six months of a new coalition government under Liberal Democrat plans. … More »

  • Lib Dem Vow To Help 'Clipped Wing …
    Lib Dem Vow To Help 'Clipped Wing … Sky News - Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Nick Clegg has announced a new scheme aimed at helping young people who would like to leave home but are struggling to find the money to get into the private rental … More »

  • Lib Dem 'boomerang generation' …
    Lib Dem 'boomerang generation' … Press Association - Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    Grown-up children stuck living with their parents would be able to claim a Government loan of up to £2,000 to move out and rent their own home under proposals set … More »

  • Clegg cautions against Tory vote
    Clegg cautions against Tory vote Press Association - Fri, Apr 10, 2015

    David Cameron could be "taken hostage" by Ukip and "loopy" right-wing Tories if he attempts to lead a minority government after May 7, Nick Clegg has warned. … More »

  • Stick with banks and cyclical stocks … Reuters - Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    By Sudip Kar-Gupta LONDON (Reuters) - Investors should hold on to banks and cyclical stocks and use any panic selling around the May 7 UK election to buy up more … More »

  • Political Times: Spoof boybands, Joey …
    Political Times: Spoof boybands, Joey … IB Times - Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    This week Ed Miliband, David Cameron, Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg have got together for a sing song. The film mocks the Liberal Democrats, Labour, Ukip and the … More »

  • Clegg: I'm still full of energy
    Clegg: I'm still full of energy Press Association - Thu, Apr 9, 2015

    Nick Clegg has insisted he is more full of "vim and vigour" now than at the start of the coalition despite five years of criticism about his decisions as Deputy … More »

  • Real-time election sitcom announced
    Real-time election sitcom announced Press Association - Wed, Apr 8, 2015

    Ben Miller has been cast as a harassed Liberal-Democrat campaigner in a real-time sitcom set on a fleet of campaign buses that will be written and broadcast in the … More »

  • The Debate: Seven Leaders, Seven Key …
    The Debate: Seven Leaders, Seven Key … Sky News - Fri, Apr 3, 2015

    We need to put the National Health Service there for British people and families," the UKIP leader said. Leanne Wood, from Plaid Cymru, was the first to reply to … More »

  • Party Leaders Arrive For Debate Sho …
    Party Leaders Arrive For Debate Sho … Sky News - Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Party leaders are arriving at ITV's studios for a TV showdown which will mark the only time David Cameron and Ed Miliband will debate each other in the General … More »

  • Political Times: Pledges galore, a Cleggxit …
    Political Times: Pledges galore, a Cleggxit … IB Times - Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    The starting gun was fired when David Cameron asked the Queen to dissolve parliament. Ed Miliband said Labour would slash business rates for small firms but … More »

  • First TV debate of UK election campaign …
    First TV debate of UK election campaign … Reuters - Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron will face off against six political rivals later on Thursday in the first TV debate of Britain's … More »

  • I'm going to keep seat, says Cl …
    I'm going to keep seat, says Cl … Press Association - Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Nick Clegg said he was confident of remaining an MP despite a poll putting Labour ahead by two points in his constituency. … More »

  • Deputy PM, Nick Clegg, set to lose seat …
    Deputy PM, Nick Clegg, set to lose seat … Reuters - Wed, Apr 1, 2015

    Nick Clegg, Britain's deputy prime minister and the leader of the Liberal Democrats, the junior partner in the country's coalition, is set to lose his seat at a … More »

  • Joey Essex: Demo-cat boss Legg sick
    Joey Essex: Demo-cat boss Legg sick Press Association - Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    Joey Essex has labelled Nick Clegg's five-year stint as Deputy Prime Minister as "sick" - while learning that he doe s not lead the "Liberal Demo-cats". … More »

  • Nick Clegg: Liberal Democrats will 'revolutionise' …
    Nick Clegg: Liberal Democrats will 'revolutionise' … IB Times - Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    A Liberal Democrat government will "revolutionise" mental health care in England over the next parliament with £3.5bn ($5.1bn) worth of funding, Nick Clegg has … More »