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

  • Article: Apr 2, 2019

    Last week's damning report from the Chief Inspector of Probation makes it clear. We need a radically new approach to rehabilitation.

    The primary purpose of our penal system should be to prevent crime by rehabilitating offenders. Right now, it's failing.

    Prisons are overcrowded and understaffed. Violence, riots, drug use, self-harm and suicide are all far too common.

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    Article: Mar 29, 2019

    "Thank you to the Liberal Democrats for changing the law so we could get married"

    Five years since the first same-sex marriages took place in the UK, Richard Flowers and Alex Wilcock reflect on the change in law & what it meant for them & many others.

    Most people meet and get married within a few years, but not us. We got married on our twentieth anniversary. We had to wait 20 years before we could tie the knot, not because we didn't want to, but because to do so before 2014 would have been unlawful.

  • Sir Ed Davey MP
    Article: Mar 27, 2019

    The House of Commons has today voted to update sex education in schools to Relationships & Sex Education, with more age-appropriate education about issues like gender, sexuality and consent.

    The bill passed third reading by an overwhelming majority - 538 votes to 21.

    Ed Davey MP, Liberal Democrat MP for Kingston & Surbiton, celebrated the news on twitter writing:

  • Ed Davey
    Article: Mar 24, 2019
    By Ed Davey

    I am SO proud of our Party today writes Ed Davey MP.

    The fight against Brexit is not over. We showed we're closer than ever to a People's Vote

    Alongside other pro-Europeans, we showed the fight against Brexit is not over. We showed we're closer than ever to a People's Vote.

    There were a million people marching today with a million reasons why they want to stop Brexit - but in my speech to our huge Lib Dem contingent, I chose one: Climate Change.

  • Article: Mar 24, 2019

    Many of these private members' bills simply fell off the parliamentary order paper this week - the Tory government failed to give us to debate these vital issues. Others were outright blocked. We must demand better than this broken government, distracted by their Brexit mess.

    Here are our 14 progressive private members' bills the government doesn't want you to know about.


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