Staggering job losses show need to extend furlough

Responding to ONS figures showing that the economy shed 695,000 jobs between March and August this year, Liberal Democrat Economy Spokesperson Christine Jardine said:“These staggering job losses are yet more evidence of why the Chancellor should be extending the furlough scheme, which has so far protected 10 million jobs, until the middle of next year. “People … Continue reading Staggering job losses show need to extend furlough

Save the NHS – Lib Dem plans

Judith Bunting with Norman Lamb, Minister for Health, at Westminster earlier this year. In January, the Liberal Democrats set out costed plans to safeguard the NHS for the future.  NHS funding will increased by at least £8bn per year in real terms by 2020. To achieve this boost in funding by 2020/21, Liberal Democrats will do three … Continue reading Save the NHS – Lib Dem plans