Conservatives and Lib Dems ordered to make changes after being punished by watchdog for breaching election spending rules Parties agree to reforms to avoid paying fine after being found to have broken rules during 2017 general election campaign Independent - Published 1 day ago
South Lanarkshire councillor defects to Lib Dems over IndyRef2 speculation Fiona Drybrugh is the second South Lanarkshire councillor to defect to the Lib-Dems in recent weeks. Daily Record - Published 2 days ago
Corbyn: It’s not up to Jo Swinson to decide who is PM
Jeremy Corbyn has struck out at Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson after she rejected his plan to lead an emergency government to thwart a no-deal Brexit. The Labour leader said that “it’s not up..
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Greens would support Corbyn to secure People's Vote
Siân Berry - co-leader of the Green Party for England and Wales - says her party "would support a Corbyn-led government" but stressed that they "want to see a People's Vote, not a general election"...
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Ex-Tory Sarah Wollaston joins Lib Dems to fight against Brexit
Former Tory MP Sarah Wollaston has joined the Liberal Democrats, saying it is the best way for her to fight to remain in the EU. Dr Wollaston, who announced the move late on Wednesday, quit the..
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Johnson's UK majority cut to one after poll defeat
Britain's pro-European Union Liberal Democrats have won a parliamentary seat from the governing Conservatives, in a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson in his first electoral test since taking office...
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Tories suffer defeat as Lib Dems win Brecon by-election
Boris Johnson has been dealt a significant blow after the Conservatives lost the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election. Jane Dodds of the Liberal Democrats won the seat leaving the new prime minister with..
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The moment Jo Swinson became Lib Dem leader
Jo Swinson has been elected leader of the Liberal Democrats. Ms Swinson beat former cabinet member Sir Ed Davey to replace Sir Vince Cable at the helm of the Lib Dems. Ms Swinson, an ex-minister, had..
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New Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson in profile
Jo Swinson becomes the new leader of the Liberal Democrats. The MP for East Dunbartonshire is the party's first female leader in its 31-year history.
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO Duration: 00:59 Published on July 22, 2019
What do the Lib Dems really want from Labour? WHAT do the Lib Dems really want? The Argus - Published 2 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn urged to prove he has backing to be PM Lib Dems could help install Jeremy Corbyn if he has the support of enough Tories, Jane Dodds says. BBC News - Published 3 days ago Also reported by • BBC Local News Lib Dems 'don't have objection in principle' to Corbyn as interim PM to stop no-deal Brexit Lib Dem MP says she would support Labour leader if he could assemble Commons majority, as sources say opposition to him entering No10 is purely 'pragmatic' Independent - Published 5 days ago
Swinson softens stance on Labour leader’s proposal Corbyn set to have meetings with Europhile Tory MPs, Lib Dems and SNP FT.com - Published 6 days ago
Sarah Wollaston MP joins Lib Dems: Voters' reaction BBC Local News: Devon -- The former Conservative MP has changed political parties twice in 2019. BBC Local News - Published 6 days ago Also reported by • BBC News
PA Headline Nicola Sturgeon sought to convince the Lib Dems not to rule out Labour’s plan. Express and Star - Published 6 days ago Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit offer puts pressure on the Lib Dems A caretaker government is unlikely to work but the suggestion gives Labour an advantage FT.com - Published 6 days ago
Brexit news – live: Lib Dems dismiss Corbyn caretaker PM plan as 'nonsense' but SNP backs plot to bring down Johnson Follow all the latest developments Independent - Published 6 days ago
Rebel Devon MP joins Lib Dems Brexit has sucked the political oxygen from government says Sarah Wollaston Torquay Herald Express - Published 1 week ago Also reported by • Exeter Express and Echo • North Devon Journal • Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette
Former Tory MP Sarah Wollaston set to join Lib Dems She left the Conservative party in February North Devon Journal - Published 1 week ago Also reported by • Exeter Express and Echo • Tiverton Mid Devon Gazette • Torquay Herald Express
Corbyn urged to work with Lib Dems Tom Watson has challenged Labour to work with the Lib Dems in order to block a no-deal Brexit he says would cause "dreadful damage" to the UK. Express and Star - Published 1 week ago Boris Johnson could lose over half of 20 key marginal seats between Tories and Lib Dems at early election, analysis shows 'Given the volatility of recent general election campaigns it's hard to see Boris Johnson opting for an early election as anything other than a mad gamble' Independent - Published 2 weeks ago
Lib Dems scotch idea of Corbyn-led caretaker government Pro-Remain party would accept Labour backbencher as PM to stop no-deal Brexit FT.com - Published 2 weeks ago Former No 10 Special Adviser joins MSL PR firm MSL has appointed the Lib Dems' ex-head of political communications Sean Kemp as the agency looks to expand its corporate reputation offer. PRWeek - Published 2 weeks ago
Lib Dems or Farage: who will be kingmaker in an election? TYPICAL. A new Government has just come into power and I am already talking about what the next one could look like. The Argus - Published 2 weeks ago Brecon and Radnorshire by-election: What does it tell us? The Lib Dems' victory was the first major test of a "Remain alliance" between pro-EU parties. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago Also reported by • BBC Local News
Brecon and Radnorshire by-election: Lib Dems cut Conservative parliamentary majority to one The Liberal Democrat "Remain alliance" candidate Jane Dodds has won the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, reducing the Conservative working majority to just one.
The article Brecon and Radnorshire.. The Descrier - Published 3 weeks ago Tories accuse Lib Dems of striking a 'dirty deal' to win by-election The Conservative party chairman says the Lib Dems did a "backroom deal" with by-election rivals. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Hamilton Conservative councillor moves to Lib Dems after Boris appointment Mark McGeever said that Mr Johnson’s use of “racist” and “Islamophobic” language was “deeply concerning”. Daily Record - Published 3 weeks ago Lib Dems seize Brecon seat in setback for Boris Johnson Jane Dodds’ victory will leave Tory government a majority of just one in parliament FT.com - Published 3 weeks ago
Boris left with majority of one as Lib Dems defeat Tories at polls There was a 12 per cent swing away from the Conservatives Hull Daily Mail - Published 3 weeks ago Lib Dems win Brecon and Radnorshire by-election Lib Dem Jane Dodds is declared the winner of the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, beating the previous MP, Conservative Chris Davies. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago