Secretive fund not the answer to UK’s R&D strategy

    Responding to the launch of the UK's new "high risk" science agency Liberal Democrat Business Spokesperson Sarah Olney MP said:   “Liberal Democrats have long called on the Government to invest in new technologies that will create future jobs – but a secretive fund spending taxpayer money with next to no oversight isn’t … Continue reading Secretive fund not the answer to UK’s R&D strategy

MPs silenced on future Trade Deals

Reacting to the Government rejection of scrutiny amendments to the Trade Bill, Liberal Democrat Trade spokesperson Sarah Olney MP said:"The British public have the right to be represented in the negotiation of new trade deals and that means Parliament having its say. It is outrageous that the Government has refused, once again, to back Parliamentary … Continue reading MPs silenced on future Trade Deals

Brexit export fiasco: Lib Dems call on PM to meet businesses now

Today a new poll by YouGov/HSBC has found that 42% of British exporters said the exit from the single market and customs union has had a “negative impact” on their business   Responding to these findings, Sarah Olney MP, Liberal Democrats spokesperson for Business, Trade, and Transport, said:   “Boris Johnson has betrayed British business … Continue reading Brexit export fiasco: Lib Dems call on PM to meet businesses now