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  • Article: Jun 30, 2020
    By Alistair Carmichael MP

    This new law crushes what was left of the 'one country, two systems' framework.
    It destroys Hong Kong as we know it.

    The UK government must now act swiftly to uphold the promises we made during the Handover.

    The people of Hong Kong must immediately be given the right to live in the UK, with a pathway to citizenship. It is not good enough for this offer to only apply to BNO status holders and their dependents, as the Government have so far suggested. This leaves behind many young Hong Kongers who have been at the centre of the calls for democracy.

  • Article: Jun 30, 2020
    By Christine Jardine

    Today, Priti Patel is pushing her damaging Immigration Bill through the House of Commons.

    We need a fair immigration system that treats everyone with dignity and respect.

    By ending EU free movement, the Conservatives would both make it harder for doctors and nurses to come to work in the NHS and charge them thousands of pounds in fees for the privilege.

  • Article: Jun 29, 2020

    Sky News' Adam Parsons: "Brexit is back on the agenda with the first face to face talks between the UK and EU since the pandemic began. French fishermen who trawl in British waters feel that their livelihoods depend on the outcome of these discussions."

  • EU and UK flag
    Article: Jun 29, 2020

    Party leadership hustings this summer will include a session dedicated to Britain's place in Europe and the World on 22 July at 7.30pm. Futher details including registration here.

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  • LD pod podcast
    Article: Jun 29, 2020

    Preston-based party podcast empresario John Potter has invited four former Lib Dem MEPs -- Antony Hook, Shaffaq Mohammed, Sheila Ritchie and Caroline Voaden -- to discuss ongoing EU negotiations and the prospects for a future relationship. Available on all usual podcast channels. LibDemPod also on Twitter here and YouTube here.

  • 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.

  • ballot box
    Article: Jun 26, 2020

    A latest European Social Survey has found support for Brexit has fallen to 35% of voters while a majority would prefer the UK to be in the EU. Full story at businessinsider.com