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Liberal Democrats (UK): Political party in the United Kingdom
The Liberal Democrats are a liberal political party in the United Kingdom. Currently led by Jo Swinson, the party at the end of October 2019 had 21 Members of Parliament in the House of Commons, 94 members of the House of Lords, 16 members of the European Parliament, five Members of the Scottish Parliament and one member in each of the Welsh Assembly and the London Assembly. It was in a coalition government with the Conservative Party from 2010 to 2015.

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More than 22,000 EU nationals have left NHS since Brexit referendum, figures show

Liberal Democrats warn that replacements will be deterred by new visa and health surcharge fees after UK leaves the EU
Independent - Published

Dan Snow endorses Lib Dems over 'profoundly incompetent' Boris Johnson and 'economically illiterate' Jeremy Corbyn

Television presenter laments 'parlous state' of two main parties but praises Jo Swinson and insists Brexit can still be stopped
Independent - Published

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Election 2019: December 8 round-up [Video]Election 2019: December 8 round-up

A look at the highlights from Sunday's General Election campaign trails. It wasn’t quiet Christmas bells ringing when Boris Johnson and other members of his Cabinet joined the phone banks in a bid to..

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Steve Coogan campaigns for Lib Dems in Lewes [Video]Steve Coogan campaigns for Lib Dems in Lewes

Comedian Steve Coogan said people needed to "vote smart and box clever" to keep the Conservatives out of power. The Alan Partridge star took to the streets in his local constituency of Lewes in East..

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Jo Swinson plays tennis and pulls pint on campaign trail [Video]Jo Swinson plays tennis and pulls pint on campaign trail

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has taken part in a tennis training session at Shinfield Tennis Club while on the election campaign trail. There she was questioned by a 16-year-old - and aspiring..

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Jo Swinson speaks in Hampshire [Video]Jo Swinson speaks in Hampshire

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson speaks on her party's promise to deliver free childcare whilst at a day-care centre in Hampshire. She also responds to questions on why the Liberal Democrats haven't broken..

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Jo Swinson visits playgroup in Hampshire [Video]Jo Swinson visits playgroup in Hampshire

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson visits a playgroup in Chandler's Ford, Hampshire as she prepares to launch her party's childcare policy. Report by Woodsli. Like us on Facebook at..

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Liberal Democrats hope tactical voting will win them Conservative seat in Winchester [Video]Liberal Democrats hope tactical voting will win them Conservative seat in Winchester

"I honestly believe we can win this seat because there are so many Labour voters here that are saying to me, yes, I'm voting Liberal Democrat because I want to get that rotten conservative government..

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Jo Swinson gets in festive spirit with Christmas sing-along [Video]Jo Swinson gets in festive spirit with Christmas sing-along

Jo Swinson joined the residents of Manor Grange Care Home in Edinburgh for a Christmas sing-along on Thursday. The Lib Dem leader met and talked with residents and carers over a cup of tea as they..

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Jo Swinson admits she is unlikely to be the next Prime Minister [Video]Jo Swinson admits she is unlikely to be the next Prime Minister

Speaking on the BBC's The Andrew Neil Interviews, Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson admits that she is unlikely to be elected as the next prime minister in next week's General Election.

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Election 2019: December 4 round-up [Video]Election 2019: December 4 round-up

A look at the highlights from Wednesday's General Election campaign trails. The Nato summit in Watford influenced Wednesday’s campaigning as party leaders were quizzed about their feelings towards US..

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Jo Swinson confronted by protester at youth centre [Video]Jo Swinson confronted by protester at youth centre

Jo Swinson was confronted by a protester over the effect of the Conservative-Lib Dem coalition government's policies on young people. The Liberal Democrat leader was visiting a youth centre in..

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Climate change protester glues himself to Lib Dem bus [Video]Climate change protester glues himself to Lib Dem bus

A member of climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion has glued himself to the Liberal Democrats' election campaign bus in London as fellow protesters dressed as bees confront party leader Jo..

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Could anti-Brexit voters deliver Johnson's victory? [Video]Could anti-Brexit voters deliver Johnson's victory?

Voters in the medieval English city of Canterbury who want Britain's next government to stop Brexit could hand power back to a pro-Brexit Conservative Party candidate due to divisions among..

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Hugh Grant canvasses with Luciana Berger [Video]Hugh Grant canvasses with Luciana Berger

Notting Hill actor Hugh Grant campaigns with Liberal Democrat Luciana Berger in Finchley and Golders Green. He says he worked with her before on the phone-hacking scandal and that she's a principled..

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Nigel Farage: Men say dreadful things sometimes [Video]Nigel Farage: Men say dreadful things sometimes

***Mandatory on screen credit: The ITV Election Debate. Nigel Farage has said it was a "great mistake" for politicians in Britain to demonise Donald Trump. Appearing in the ITV election debate, the..

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European Union's view on Brexit amid UK election [Video]European Union's view on Brexit amid UK election

The Liberal Democrats have promised to keep the UK in the EU, while the Labour Party is promising a chance to vote again.

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Election 2019: November 29 round-up [Video]Election 2019: November 29 round-up

A round-up from the campaign trail on November 29, as Boris gets backed by a former Labour MP and the Lib Dems set out their Scottish manifesto.

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Leaders clash over climate policies in Channel 4 News debate [Video]Leaders clash over climate policies in Channel 4 News debate

Party leaders have clashed over their climate policies in a Channel 4 News debate ahead of the general election on December 12. Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, Green Party co-leader Sian Berry, Plaid Cymru's..

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Jo Swinson: Boris Johnson did not care enough about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe [Video]Jo Swinson: Boris Johnson did not care enough about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has accused the Prime Minister of having a sense of 'Etonian entitlement' and not caring about jailed British-Iranian mother Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. Speaking at an..

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Swinson: 'Entitled' Johnson is 'unfit' to be Prime Minister [Video]Swinson: 'Entitled' Johnson is 'unfit' to be Prime Minister

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has attacked Boris Johnson, calling him "unfit" to be prime minister because he is complicit in stoking fear and division across the country, as she compared the..

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Lord Heseltine: Boris Johnson is the most flexible politician of modern times [Video]Lord Heseltine: Boris Johnson is the most flexible politician of modern times

Boris Johnson is "the most flexible politician of modern times", former deputy prime minister Lord Heseltine has said. Although he remains a member of the Conservative Party, Lord Heseltine had the..

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Lord Heseltine backs Lib Dems [Video]Lord Heseltine backs Lib Dems

Former Tory Grandee Lord Michael Heseltine has backed the Liberal Democrats as he argues they offer the best chance of stopping the "enormous self-harm of Brexit". Report by Etemadil. Like us on..

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Election 2019: How manifestos compare and contrast [Video]Election 2019: How manifestos compare and contrast

As the General Election rolls on and the three main parties launch their manifestos, we take a closer look at the details. We have compared the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat pledges against..

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Jo Swinson swigs cider in Cheltenham [Video]Jo Swinson swigs cider in Cheltenham

Jo Swinson tasted cider at Dunkertons Cidery in Cheltenham this afternoon and said it was “very refreshing after a hard day’s campaigning”. Drinking from a compostable cup, the Lib Dem leader is..

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Chuka Umunna says PM aligned with 'right wing, authoritarian nationalists' [Video]Chuka Umunna says PM aligned with 'right wing, authoritarian nationalists'

Leading Liberal Democrat Chuka Umunna has launched a stinging attack on Boris Johnson who he says is unfit to be Prime Minister, accusing him of having said and done racist things. In a wide-ranging..

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Swinson: 'We can't believe Conservative Party's plans' [Video]Swinson: 'We can't believe Conservative Party's plans'

Jo Swinson has said that people can't believe the Conservative Party's manifesto because "they're not going to be able to afford the things that they are putting forward" if we do leave the European..

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Channel 4 election debate: When are Jo Swinson and Angela Rayner going head-to-head?

Lib Dem leader and shadow education secretary to be quizzed on key election issues away from Brexit
Independent - Published

Labour announces plans for Post Office business advisers as part of 20-point plan to help small firms

Party says new organisation would be 'one-stop shop' for smaller companies, while Liberal Democrats announce new plans to help disadvantaged children
Independent - Published

General election: Tory plan for first 100 days of government branded 'pure fantasy'

Liberal Democrats say Mr Johnson is "once again lying to the British public by pretending he can actually deliver on any of these promises"
Independent - Published

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson repeatedly confronted over coalition cuts during youth centre visit

'You built your career on the backs of a lost generation of young people who didn't have places like this'
Independent - Published

UK Liberal Democrats could back Labour to force second Brexit vote

The leader of Britain's pro-European Liberal Democrats has suggested she could work with the opposition Labour party to stop Brexit if it removed its leader in the event of a hung parliament after next..
Reuters - Published

Election: Jo Swinson apologises for supporting welfare cuts as part of Coalition

Liberal Democrat leader says she regrets backing policies such as bedroom tax and admits austerity went too far
Independent - Published

Extinction Rebellion protester dressed as bee superglues himself to Lib Dem battlebus

Activists swarm around vehicle to demand climate change be pushed up political agenda
Independent - Published

Hugh Grant attacks Lib Dems for 'misleading' tweet one day after campaigning for them

Official party Twitter account claims 'only Lib Dems can take seats off the Tories'
Independent - Published

Tory tax and welfare plans will benefit richer households more than poorest, says leading think-tank

Labour and Liberal Democrat benefit changes would mean substantial redistribution in long term, says Institute for Fiscal Studies
Independent - Published

IFS manifesto analysis: Neither Tories nor Labour is 'being honest' with voters about tax hikes

Analysis also points out 'stark choice' between radical Labour and Liberal Democrat proposals - and ultra- cautious Tory plans
Independent - Published

Election: Jo Swinson accuses Boris Johnson of dragging Downing Street 'through the mud'

Liberal Democrat leader turns fire on PM as she argues her party is best-placed to stop him winning majority
Independent - Published

General election: Lib Dems in 'fake newspaper' row over pamphlets disguised as local papers

Controversy comes after widespread criticism of inaccurate bar charts on Lib Dems newsletters, claiming party is poised for victory in those areas
Independent - Published

Tory minister asks crowd if they want Brexit done, is told 'we don't want it done'

Dominic Raab derided as Liberal Democrats launch significant challenge
Independent - Published

Election: Tory peer Michael Heseltine urges Conservatives to reject Johnson's 'grand delusion' and back Lib Dems

Lord Heseltine lost the Tory whip earlier this year
Independent - Published

UK risks becoming 'Trump's poodle' if Boris Johnson wins election, Liberal Democrats warn

Chuka Umunna warns Tory victory will give PM 'carte blanche' to import demagoguery into UK
Independent - Published

General election: Liberal Democrats targeting Brexit big beasts like Dominic Raab, says Jo Swinson

After 12 December poll, people might be asking 'Did you stay up for Raab?' says Lib Dem leader
Independent - Published

Question Time debate: Jo Swinson admits Lib Dem bar charts 'should be accurately labelled'

'I'm a bit of a data geek, I do like a bar chart,' party leader says
Independent - Published

Question Time debate: Jo Swinson admits 'getting it wrong' on austerity and won't say she can become PM

Liberal Democrat leader told she has made herself look 'ridiculous' after campaign claimed she is likely prime minister
Independent - Published

'People are dying because of what you did': Jo Swinson confronted by student over Lib Dem-Tory coalition record

'I know people who have suffered so much and it breaks my heart,' socialist student tells party leader
Independent - Published

Former Tory chancellor George Osborne says he might vote for Liberal Democrats

Osborne, who served as Conservative MP for Tatton for nearly 16 years, is weighing up backing Sam Gyimah in Kensington
Independent - Published

Jo Swinson wants the nation to go to rehab, but it's saying no no no

Not very long ago, everything in the Lib Dem manifesto would have been perfectly normal, but those days are gone
Independent - Published

General election 2019: Hodge Hill candidate suspended over anti-Semitic tweets

A Liberal Democrat party spokesman says the posts are "unambiguously anti-Semitic".
BBC News - Published

Lib Dem manifesto: Where the party stands on Brexit, the NHS and climate change

All you need to know about what Jo Swinson's party is promising
Independent - Published

What are Britain's pro-EU Liberal Democrats promising in election?

Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats launched their manifesto on Wednesday, setting out the policies they would put into place if they are elected to government on Dec. 12.
Reuters - Published

Liberal Democrats say they will tax wealthy people more to tackle climate change

Frequent fliers would be hit by a new tax in an attempt to cut carbon emissions from flying, under new plans revealed by the Liberal Democrats.
Independent - Published

'Sickening': Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson condemned for unhesitatingly saying she would use nuclear weapons

CND attacks 'disgraceful response', saying: 'Not even a moment's hesitation about the prospect of killing millions of people'
Independent - Published

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson forced to deny shooting stones at squirrels after spoof story goes viral

Politician brands satirical article 'very fake news'
Independent - Published

Lib Dems and SNP lose court bid for slot on ITV election debate

Candidate accuses broadcaster of 'pre-empting decision of the people in a general election'
Independent - Published

Brexit will cost NHS additional £60m a year to recruit doctors and nurses from abroad, Liberal Democrats claim

Jo Swinson's party promises to raise £7 billion a year for health service with a penny on income tax
Independent - Published

Liberal Democrats promise to scrap business rates in favour of levy on land ownership

Jo Swinson claims Lib Dems are now 'the natural party of business'
Independent - Published

Lib Dems demand Boris Johnson answers questions over Nigel Farage peerage claims

'The public deserve to know of any agreement before they go to the polls,' say Lib Dems
Independent - Published

General election: Record number of women set to stand as candidates

More than half of Labour candidates are female compared to less than a third of Tories and Lib Dems
Independent - Published

Claiming to be UK's new 'party of business' UK Lib Dems enter election spending race

The anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats claimed the mantle of Britain's "party of business" on Friday, setting out their proposed fiscal rules while dismissing rivals' plans for the economy as unrealistic..
Reuters - Published

UK Liberal Democrats enter election spending race with big pledges on climate

Britain's anti-Brexit Liberal Democrats will promise on Friday to spend 100 billion pounds ($128 billion) on tackling climate change if they win a Dec. 12 election.
Reuters - Published

Could the Lib Dems really avoid doing a deal with other parties after the election?

The Tactical Voting Blog: Jo Swinson says she won't let Lib Dem votes put anyone into Downing Street
Independent - Published

General election: Liberal Democrats adding 'stop Brexit' to ballot paper to appeal to Remain voters

Designation registered with electoral watchdog by Jo Swinson's party
Independent - Published

General election: Labour and Lib Dem rivals urged to step aside in 90 key seats to prevent split in pro-referendum vote

'We appreciate this would involve a huge personal sacrifice,' campaigners say
Independent - Published

Schools to be ordered to let children wear gender-neutral uniforms under Lib Dem proposal

Exclusive: Separate dress codes for children branded 'totally out of date'
Independent - Published

Lib Dem leadership vows to stand against Remainer MPs despite growing revolt from angry members

The party says it will stand against ex-Tory independent David Gauke, pick another candidate in Canterbury, and still contest High Peak after candidate raises concerns
Independent - Published

Boris Johnson news – live: Lib Dems quash candidate's attempt to form Remain pact, as former Tory minister backs second Brexit referendum

Follow all the latest development
Independent - Published

Army to be sent to flood-hit parts of England

Boris Johnson announces more support for flooded areas after Labour and Lib Dem criticism.
BBC News - Published

Corbyn is doing a Marxist word-yawn in Blackpool, Boris is stealing Theresa May's lines and the Lib Dems have a ridiculous new candidate

What we are being asked to take part in is not so much a general election as a slow motion Naked Attraction anxiety dream
Independent - Published

'Stop Brexit Man' to stand as Lib Dem candidate in general election

Activist to fight Welsh seat for Lib Dems after spending two years protesting outside parliament
Independent - Published

England flooding an absolute tragedy, says Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson announces more support for flooded areas after criticism from Labour and the Lib Dems.
BBC News - Published

General election: Sajid Javid accused of 'running scared' after TV economy debate put on hold

Labour, Lib Dems and SNP react with fury amid uncertainty about Channel 4 economy debate
Independent - Published

General election: Lib Dems launch drive to attract Tory business donors amid Brexit uncertainty

'You cannot be pro-Brexit and pro-business,' party tells leading industry figures
Independent - Published

Thurrock Lib Dem candidate steps down in tweets row

Lib Dem Kevin McNamara apologises for the "deeply offensive" tweets sent in 2009 and 2010.
BBC News - Published

Lib Dem Sam Gyimah triggers row after suggesting Labour election rival partially responsible for Grenfell fire

Lib Dem candidate for Kensington claims Labour councillors could have blocked decisions that led to deadly blaze as he calls on Jeremy Corbyn's party to step aside in marginal seat
Independent - Published

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