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We are the Liberal Democrat Regional Party covering Cheshire, Cumbria, Lancaster, Merseyside and Greater Manchester.

  • Article: Jun 29, 2020

    Commenting on the news that the Government will establish a new Trade and Agriculture Commission, South Lakes MP Tim Farron said: "On the face of it this is a very welcome concession from the Government and is thanks to the brilliant campaign run by the NFU that we've been proud to support.

    "However, the announcement contained no details about how this new commission will operate or how Parliament will be able to properly scrutinise any new trade deal and the effect it will have on our world-class food, animal welfare and environmental standards .

  • Article: Jun 27, 2020

    Every year, I spend this day thinking about my dad who fought in Burma during the Second World War.

    Each and every one of us has a connection to the Armed Forces - even if you don't have a family member who served in the past, or who serves now, I can safely say that you will have benefited from the Forces' commitment to our safety.

  • Tim with Cumbria Tourism's Gill Haigh
    Article: Jun 21, 2020

    Cumbria Tourism received a boost today after Barrow MP Simon Fell and Penrith and the Border MP Neil Hudson threw their weight behind the campaign.

    The petition, which has already received over 1,500 signatures since it was launched yesterday, calls for the Government to provide a package of financial support for the hospitality and tourism industry to help it through the rest of 2020 and into the Spring of next year.

  • Article: Jun 21, 2020

    The UK has a proud history of providing sanctuary to those in need, but now the Conservative Government is turning its back on child refugees and failing to live up to our obligations to them.

    That's why over 40 Liberal Democrat parliamentarians have signed letter to the Prime Minister and the Home Secretary, urging them to uphold the UK's proud tradition of providing sanctuary to unaccompanied refugee children from elsewhere in Europe and to deliver on the Government's commitment to continue reuniting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children from across the EU with their families in the UK.

  • Article: Jun 21, 2020
    By Liberal Democrats

    World Refugee Day is an important reminder that we must do all we can to protect people forced to flee their homes to escape war and persecution.

    People who've come to the UK having fled war or persecution should be welcomed with compassion and enabled to contribute to our society.

    The UK has a proud history of providing sanctuary to those in need, but now the Conservative Government is turning its back on refugees and failing to live up to our obligations to them.

Andy Kelly for Greater Manchester Mayor


Kris Brown for Liverpool Police & Crime Commissioner



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