Whisky Tasting with former MEPs & Alistair Carmichael MP

Saturday 3rd April 2021Come talk about Whisky and Europe Former Lib Dem MEPs  with whisky maestro Alistair Carmichael MP are raising funds to support the last push in Local Elections 2021. All funds go to ALDC to support the final week of local campaigning across the UK. Alistair Carmichael - MP for Orkney and Shetland … Continue reading Whisky Tasting with former MEPs & Alistair Carmichael MP

Don’t Scrap Green Homes Grant, Lib Dems tell Chancellor

  Ahead of Wednesday’s budget Wera Hobhouse MP, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for the Climate Emergency, has written to the Chancellor imploring him not to scrap the Green Homes Grant scheme. According to reports the Government is to withdraw funding for the scheme that aims to support people in retrofitting their homes to cut bills and reduce emissions. … Continue reading Don’t Scrap Green Homes Grant, Lib Dems tell Chancellor

“No more games of wait and see with people’s lives” – Lib Dems on Resolution report

Last night's publication of the Resolution Foundation report* revealed that almost two million workers have not worked for at least six months of the Covid crisis. Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson Christine Jardine MP responded, saying:  "These figures show exactly why the Government needs to act decisively and the budget will tell us if they have … Continue reading “No more games of wait and see with people’s lives” – Lib Dems on Resolution report

Lib Dem candidate for Mayor of London addresses London Chamber of Commerce

This week, Luisa Porritt, Liberal Democrat candidate for London Mayor, 2021, set out her priorities to the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry.  Clear that she will be a pro-business Mayor, Luisa complemented London business for the positive attitude so many have kept up during the past, difficult year: "Businesses have proven they care about … Continue reading Lib Dem candidate for Mayor of London addresses London Chamber of Commerce

Speech given by Luisa Porritt to London Chamber of Commerce

Full text of the speech given by Luisa Porritt, Liberal Democrat candidate for the Mayor of London, 2021, to the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry 16th February 2021 ***          ***          *** Good afternoon, everyone. It’s a pleasure to be with LCCI and its members today. Business … Continue reading Speech given by Luisa Porritt to London Chamber of Commerce

Olympics boycott: Parliament pressures Govt over Beijing 2022

Liberal Democrat, Dominic Addington, secured a Government response in the House of Lords, on calls by 180 human rights organisations for the Beijing Winter Olympic and Paralympic games in 2022 to be boycotted if China continues its genocide against the Uighur people.    Despite Peers from all political parties speaking in support of a boycott … Continue reading Olympics boycott: Parliament pressures Govt over Beijing 2022

Carbon Capture – Radio Show and Brilliant Interview

CARBON CAPTURE and UTILISATION (CCU):   Carbon Dioxide CO2 is already being used as a raw material to make fuel, cement and other building materials.   This is a remarkable advance in our fight against climate change.    Recently, I had the chance to speak with climate scientist, Celia Sapart, from CO2 Value Europe, a … Continue reading Carbon Capture – Radio Show and Brilliant Interview

Four nations summit needed to keep families safe at Christmas

Liberal Democrats in Scotland, Wales and England have joined with the Alliance Party in calling for a “four nations summit” to consider a united approach to keeping family gatherings safe during the festive season.In a joint letter to the four governments of the UK, the Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey, Scottish Leader Willie Rennie, Welsh … Continue reading Four nations summit needed to keep families safe at Christmas