Employment figures released today by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show further encouraging signs that our economy is recovering.
In the quarter to August, unemployment fell by 154,000 to 1.97m. This is largest fall in unemployment since records began.
And the rate of unemployment fell from 6.2 per cent to 6 per cent - its lowest level since 2008.
Pensioners will benefit from a 2.5 per cent increase in their state pension thanks to the Liberal Democrat Triple Lock guarantee.
Figures out today (14 October) show that inflation is below target meaning that the basic state pension will be boosted by 2.5 per cent next year.
The Triple Lock guarantee means that pensions will increase with inflation, earnings or 2.5 per cent - whichever is highest.
Liberal Democrats Women and Equalities Minister Jo Swinson has today launched of a package of guidance and activities promoting positive body image and challenging negative attitudes and actions that lead to low self-esteem.
Taking Action on Body Image offers a workshop plan, teachers' notes and advice to help young people tackle low confidence and boost their self-esteem.
Commenting on the announcement by broadcasters about negotiations for TV leader debates in the run up to the 2015 election, a Liberal Democrat spokesman said:
“The Liberal Democrats have long argued that the debates last time round were of huge benefit to our democratic process and engaged millions of voters.