Government must fix failing test and trace system

Responding to statistics released today showing that four in ten close contacts of people who tested positive for coronavirus in England are still not being reached by the Test and Trace system, Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson Munira Wilson said:"These figures today show that tracing is still woefully inadequate, despite repeated calls for the Government to fix the failing test … Continue reading Government must fix failing test and trace system

New stats demand wellbeing be addressed at heart of Govt

The Liberal Democrats have called for the appointment of a Minister for Wellbeing and new wellbeing assessments to ensure laws "empower people to live healthier lives."The call comes in response to new statistics which reveal increasing anxiety and depression among young women aged 16 to 24 years while only half of young people said they … Continue reading New stats demand wellbeing be addressed at heart of Govt

Lib Dems call on Govt to tackle ‘Long Covid’

At the Liberal Democrat Autumn conference, the Party has passed a motion which,  if taken up by the Government, would see the UK get a grip on the coronavirus crisis.In particular, the motion urges the Government to not only recognise 'Long Covid', but to commission research into the phenomenon and invest in rehabilitation services to … Continue reading Lib Dems call on Govt to tackle ‘Long Covid’

Lib Dems condemn health inequalities “exposed in technicolour” by Covid crisis

In her first keynote address as Liberal Democrat Health, Wellbeing and Social Care spokesperson Munira Wilson will condemn the health inequalities “exposed in technicolour” through the COVID-19 crisis, and call for a Minister for Wellbeing to ensure that Government decisions are “fundamentally in keeping with health and wellbeing.”

Age Ready Britain in Rural Communities

This article is based on the speech I gave at the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference, 7th October 2014 I would be glad to hear any comments or suggestions people have to make, after reading. Judith Bunting, Parliamentary Candidate Age Ready Britain in Rural Communities 7th October 2014 AGE READY BRITAIN in RURAL COMMUNITIES Wherever they … Continue reading Age Ready Britain in Rural Communities