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The Liberal Democrats have demanded that the Chancellor increases funding for community policing when he delivers his Budget on Monday. Policing for the futureIn respect of the report from the Home Affairs Select Committee called 'Policing for the future', Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesperson Ed Davey...

Since Labour’s discredited trolley bus scheme was axed, the Government has made available £174 million for investment in public transport across Leeds. Local residents have been anxiously waiting to see proposals for our area. Local people were stunned to see the plan to remove the Lawnswood...

Campaigning for a fair deal for Yorkshire Kamran Hussain and The Yorkshire and Humber Liberal Democrats have launched a new campaign calling for a ‘Fair Deal for Yorkshire’. The campaign centres around bringing power back to Yorkshire from London and would involve a new proportionally elected...

We, the Liberal Democrats have always championed green energy and in government, we oversaw the trebling of renewable electricity generation. But the Conservatives have repeatedly cut support for green energy producers, damaging the environment and costing British jobs. Our plan includes expanding renewable energy, reducing carbon...

The Home Office has this week published a report, which estimates that modern slavery (including labour exploitation, sexual exploitation and domestic servitude) is estimated to cost the UK between £3.3 and £4.3 billion a year. And the number of victims of this has been estimated between...

Crime Statistics published recently, show that hate crimes in the United Kingdom are up by a staggering 40%, with 1202 crimes being committed every week. The data shows 1200 hate crimes a week happening in the UK. This is a very worrying trend that we should...

Thousands lined the streets of Leeds on Saturday to demonstrate against Brexit. We must thank the organisers, the police and other bodies for allowing this to happen. With 12 months to go, the Prime Minister and her Government have failed to tell us what sort of...