Brexit 365: Cable says deal must be signed off by public 

Speaking a year after the triggering of Article 50, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Vince Cable said: “Today the Liberal Democrats are launching our biggest ever campaign outside an election. “Article 50 was triggered a year ago and since then few concrete steps towards a deal. May’s tactic of kicking the can down the road … Continue reading Brexit 365: Cable says deal must be signed off by public 

Jane Bonham-Carter: Brexit threatens Creative Industries

Responding to the launch of the Creative Industries sector deal, Jane Bonham-Carter, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, commented: "Whilst we welcome the government's announcement of additional investment in the Creative Industries and the recognition of the crucial contribution the sector makes, Brexit still looms and is indeed now biting. "21% of businesses within … Continue reading Jane Bonham-Carter: Brexit threatens Creative Industries

Who’s that with Allen Nixon?

On Saturday 24th March, over 2000 people marched through Leeds protesting against Brexit. There were several Richmond members including PPC, Allen Nixon. Allen somehow snaffled a photo with Femi Oluwole, the co-founder of Our Future, Our Choice. Femi is co-ordinating the campaign for young people against Brexit. Their Facebook page is here. It's well worth … Continue reading Who’s that with Allen Nixon?

Ed Davey to Yvette Cooper: Vote Leave allegations threaten the ‘foundations of our democracy’ 

Lib Dem Home Affairs spokesperson Ed Davey has written to Yvette Cooper, Chair of the Home Affairs Select Committee, calling on her to investigate the alleged illegal activity of Vote Leave. Davey urges Cooper to: "immediately launch an enquiry" into the "serious accusations" against the Vote Leave campaign, including "deliberate overspending, illegal coordination and a significant cover-up of their relationship … Continue reading Ed Davey to Yvette Cooper: Vote Leave allegations threaten the ‘foundations of our democracy’ 

Labour must give the people not politicians the final say on Brexit

Responding to Kier Starmer's speech today Liberal Democrat Brexit Secretary, Tom Brake said: “The Labour frontbench is finally attempting to put a little distance between itself and the damaging Brexit plans put forward by the government, but today’s announcement still only gives politicians, and not people, the final say on Brexit. “The weight of opinion … Continue reading Labour must give the people not politicians the final say on Brexit

Brexit: research and analysis – UK Parliament website

  The impact of Brexit on the aerospace sector Argues that any departure and divergence from global standards would be self-defeating for the aerospace sector post-Brexit   The progress of negotiations: December 2017 to March 2018 Makes recommendations on the Draft Withdrawal Agreement, a transition period and the future partnership with the EU   European … Continue reading Brexit: research and analysis – UK Parliament website

Vince Cable urges business leaders to fight Brexit   

Today in the heart of the City of London, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable urged business leaders to make their voices heard and push for a vote on the Brexit deal  Cable told business leaders to persist and to remain confident that Brexit can be reversed.   He urged the audience of 150 leading … Continue reading Vince Cable urges business leaders to fight Brexit   

If Cambridge Analytica misled parliament they must be held to account

Commenting on allegations that Cambridge Analytica misled Parliament Liberal Democrat Spokesperson on Brexit Tom Brake, said:  “The allegations coming out about Cambridge Analytica are deeply concerning.  “If MPs were lied to, or misled, then those involved must be held to account in parliament.  “The Brexiteers tell us this is the biggest vote in British history, the … Continue reading If Cambridge Analytica misled parliament they must be held to account