Lib Dem News

  • Lib Dems: 'Labour May Wipe £10bn …
    Lib Dems: 'Labour May Wipe £10bn … Sky News - Fri, Apr 24, 2015

    A Labour-led government could wipe £10bn off the British economy and add £800 a year to average mortgages as the markets panic, the Liberal Democrats warn. The … More »

  • Election 2015: Sheffield Hallam turns …
    Election 2015: Sheffield Hallam turns … IB Times - Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    Sheffield Hallam is on the brink of electing its first ever Labour MP after voters in the Yorkshire constituency turned their back on Nick Clegg and the Liberal … More »

  • European Games not under threat from … Reuters - Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    The future of the European Games will not be threatened by a recently-announced European sports championships, with the 2015 Baku Games having done "phenomenal" … More »

  • Majority Of Scots Think Union Will Divide, …
    Majority Of Scots Think Union Will Divide, … Sky News - Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    Almost half of Scots believe the election campaign has made a divide in the union more likely - and a majority now think Scotland could become independent in their … More »

  • Election 2015: Political pig racing …
    Election 2015: Political pig racing … IB Times - Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    There were five runners lining up to start the race: representing Labour is Ed Swiliband (Ed Miliband), David Hameron (David Cameron) is running for the … More »

  • Grant Shapps: Politicians react to Wikipedia …
    Grant Shapps: Politicians react to Wikipedia … IB Times - Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    David Cameron has come to the defence of Grant Shapps after the Conservative chairman was accused of anonymously editing his own entry, and those of other Tory … More »

  • Nick Clegg's Wife Reveals Secret …
    Nick Clegg's Wife Reveals Secret … Sky News - Tue, Apr 21, 2015

    Nick Clegg's wife has been writing an anonymous food blog for the last three years without telling Lib Dem party officials. Miriam Gonzalez Durantez revealed she … More »

  • Five years of coalition: The legacy …
    Five years of coalition: The legacy … IB Times - Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    After the 2010 general election resulted in a hung parliament, the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats formed a coalition government. This is followed by wider … More »

  • Nick Clegg Calls On PM To Rule Out UKIP …
    Nick Clegg Calls On PM To Rule Out UKIP … Sky News - Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    Nick Clegg has challenged David Cameron to rule out a post-election deal with UKIP, saying everyone knows the Tories will not win a majority. He made the call as … More »

  • Labour extends poll lead ahead of May …
    Labour extends poll lead ahead of May … Reuters - Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    Britain's opposition Labour Party extended its poll lead over Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives, a YouGov opinion poll for The Sunday Times showed, … More »

  • 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 »