Vince Cable: tech sector threatened with ill-thought-out legislation 

Responding to Jeremy Hunt's letter to large tech corporations, leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable said: "Although clearly action must be taken to address the disproportionate power of large tech corporations, Hunt is wrong to threaten this sector with more ill-thought-out legislation.  "Technology and social media are here to stay, and we must establish … Continue reading Vince Cable: tech sector threatened with ill-thought-out legislation 

New-build home woes fall on deaf ears

Commenting on an investigation into Bovis Homes, conducted by The Times, Liberal Democrat Housing spokesperson, Wera Hobhouse said:   “Our housing market is not producing the quantity, quality, or type of new homes we need. More than half of new homes have experienced major problems, whilst major housebuilding firms have seen their profits increase by … Continue reading New-build home woes fall on deaf ears

Government must properly fund A&E services

Commenting on A&E waiting times former Liberal Democrat Health Minister Norman Lamb, said:   “Today’s figures highlight the extraordinary pressure that hospitals are under across England. Immediate action is needed to ensure that A&E services – as well as the wider health and care system – are properly funded.   “Data which emerged today from … Continue reading Government must properly fund A&E services

IoD report shows the value of the EU market

A survey released today by the Institute of Directors which shows that the EU has seen stronger growth as a market for UK exporters than either Asia or North America over the past two years.  Liberal Democrat Brexit Spokesperson Tom Brake, said:  “At some point the government will have to stop ignoring the warning signs about their policy … Continue reading IoD report shows the value of the EU market

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   

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