Responding to the news the government has ended talks with the EU, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:"Last December the Prime Minister told voters he had an oven ready deal with the EU. Just ten months later he tells us he has finished the talks without a deal. “We are now on the cusp … Continue reading Davey: PM must bring back a deal that protects jobs and livelihoods
Responding to the Prime Minister's announcement of new coronavirus guidelines, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:“People across this country have endured terrible hardships over the past six months, losing loved ones, losing livelihoods and isolating from friends and family. That’s why people are so angry to see their hard work and sacrifices utterly … Continue reading PM has failed the north of England and the whole country
The Liberal Democrats are calling for an investment of £150 billion over the next three years to drive a green economic recovery. The call comes as the Prime Minister is set to unveil plans to invest just £160 million in wind turbines in a speech at the Conservative Party Conference. Ed Davey, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, said:"People across the UK are worried … Continue reading UK should be more ambitious when it comes to renewables
The Liberal Democrats voted against the Coronavirus Act yesterday, because of the Prime Minister's failure to reverse the reductions in rights to care for vulnerable people, particularly the disabled. To save lives through this pandemic, the Liberal Democrats have supported and continue to support all necessary measures to keep people safe – including the lockdowns … Continue reading Lib Dems vote against Coronavirus Act due to “watered down” care provision
Coverage of Ed Davey's speech will be live on BBC2, Monday 28th, 2.30pm-3.30pm. This link should take you to BBC 2 Live: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/live/bbctwo. Today (28/09/2020) Ed Davey will make his first speech at the Party's Autumn Conference as Leader of the Liberal Democrats.Ed is expected to pledge to become the voice of Britain's nine million carers. He … Continue reading Davey set to make first Party Conference speech as Lib Dem Leader
Ed Davey: "The Prime Minister must take responsibility for what has gone wrong. He must apologise for the chaotic failure of his "world beating" test and trace system. It is inexcusable that this vital test and trace operation has been totally overwhelmed in recent weeks."
10pm closing? A step backward, says Ed Davey: