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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...

The Liberal Democrats this week have pressurised the Conservative Government to take decisive action on empty houses, by giving new powers to councils. Under pressure from the Liberal Democrats, the government has accepted the principle of an amendment from Liberal Democrats Peers, Baroness Pinnock and Lord...

Office for National Statistics have revealed that the number of violent offences involving weapons continues to rise in England and Wales. In March 2018, offences involving knives or sharp instruments had risen by 16% to 40,147. The total number of homicides (murder and manslaughter) also...

Shocking figures have revealed that the number of pupils in classes over 30 continues to soar. The figures show that 344,000 secondary school pupils are now being taught in class sizes over 30, up 21% compared to two years ago and over one in nine secondary...