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Reforming the public sector so it works for Britain

High paid executives who take a redundancy payment from the public sector and then to return to work in the same part of the public sector within a year will need to repay the taxpayer Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has announced today.

Lynne Featherstone: Breaking the silence of violence against women and girls

Liberal Democrat International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone recently visited Somalia. Here she writes about breaking the silence of violence against women and girls in Somali and beyond. 

Challenging gender stereotypes and promoting gender equality

Liberal Democrat Business and Equalities Minister Jo Swinson has invited leading experts on gender stereotyping to a summit to discuss the prevalence of issues such as lad culture, gender equality and online bullying.

The event comes at a time when the conversation around gender equality is growing louder and will bring together experts from universities from across the country. 

Nick Clegg: We are making sure parental leave can be shared as mothers and fathers see fit

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has written the following article for Mumsnet, in response to comments made regarding his announcement on equalising paternity and maternity pay in the civil service.

Nick announced this week that fathers in the civil service who choose to share parental leave with their partners will be entitled to the same paternity pay as mothers.

You can have your say on the new paternity pay system here.

EU Leaders agree 2030 deal on climate change

EU leaders have made a historic decision to tackle climate change by agreeing on a new climate and energy deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. 

GDP figures show our economic plan is working

GDP figures released today by the Office for National Statistics provide further evidence that our economic plan is working.

The latest statistics show that in the three months to September the UK economy grew by 0.7%.

Norman Lamb’s article on NHS spending

Today Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of NHS England, published his 5-year Forward Look setting out the challenges facing our health and care system in the coming years.

Better global disability data needed to ensure no one is left behind

Liberal Democrat International Development Minister Lynne Featherstone has called for the international community to do more to stop people with disabilities being left behind.

Speaking at the Disability Date Conference in London, Lynne said better global disability data is needed in order to improve support for those affected in developing countries.

£50m boost for children across the country

Nurseries, childminders and other early years providers across the country are set for a £50m cash injection to help three and four-year-olds from disadvantaged families.

Nick Clegg launches TechNorth

Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is launching a TechNorth, a new scheme to co-ordinate the existing digital technology expertise of Manchester, Leeds, Sheffield, Liverpool and Newcastle.

The government will be investing in an organisation that will promote TechNorth internationally to encourage global businesses to invest in the North.

TechNorth is born out of the Northern Futures project - in which Nick Clegg is asking people in the North what our Northern cities need to do in order to work together to compete globally and to boost their economic growth.