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Nick Clegg holds first meeting of mental health taskforce

Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg chaired his first Mental Health Taskforce meeting this afternoon with Ministers from across the coalition.

Post office service for pensioners and benefit claimants to be safeguarded

Liberal Democrat Pensions Minister Steve Webb has announced a signing of a new deal with Post Office Limited to ensure the Post Office Account, previously due to be withdrawn next year, remains available until at least 2022.

Fair English votes for English laws

In the wake of the Scottish Referendum result and the Smith Commission process it is right that Government and all political parties should consider the implications for England, and indeed the rest of the United Kingdom. 

Danny Alexander’s letter to LGA heads

Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander, has written to the Conservative and Labour LGA heads - Cllr Gary Porter and Cllr Jim McMahon on the issue of council tax.

Baroness Suttie writes: All governments must act on tuberculosis threat

Like all 13 or 14 year olds of my generation in the UK I had my BCG vaccination while I was at High School. I remember that we all compared our scars for months afterwards. We believed at that time that TB - like smallpox - could be eradicated from our society.

TB, or consumption, was supposed to be an illness of poverty of times gone by. In Victorian Britain it was known as ‘the silent killer’ and as many as one in four deaths was attributable to TB. So high was the TB death rate, in fact, that TB has been estimated to have killed more people than any other infectious disease in human history.

Tories would slash schools funding by a quarter

A Conservative majority Government would cut the education budget by more than a quarter – or £13.3bn a year – by 2020, Liberal Democrat analysis has found.

The analysis is based on the spending, tax and borrowing commitments made by David Cameron and George Osborne.

5 million workers now automatically enrolled into a workplace pension

The number of workers automatically enrolled into a workplace pension across the UK has now reached five million. This marks a milestone halfway point of policy roll-out which will see around 10 million automatically enrolled by 2018.

Triple by-election victory

Two local Lib Dem teams have stormed to victory in three by elections held yesterday.

Firstly, Peter Agoro took a seat from Labour in Gatehouse ward, Aylesbury, while the Anders Christensen also held onto one other seat in Southcourt ward.

Eastbourne Council Leader wins Euro award

Leader of Eastbourne Council, David Tutt, has won a prestigious award for transforming the town.

The award is to recognise the contribution local leaders make in advancing the liberal cause and was introduced by the Liberal Democrats’ party grouping, ALDE in the Committee of the Regions.

Primary school children improving in all subjects

Attainment in primary schools has risen in every subject and disadvantaged pupils continue to close the gap on their peers, according to figures published today by the Department for Education.