“Some of them have had to sign contracts for accommodation – so it’s quite a complicated issue, and I don’t see the Government talking about it at all.”
Posts Tagged: Sir Ed Davey MP
WATCH: The idea that Britain will revisit Brexit within two or three years is “for the birds”, says Davey
“The issue is can we have good relations with our European neighbours…I want to be as close to them as possible.”
Aphra Brandreth: Davey would take the Lib Dems backwards; Moran to the Left. But whichever direction, does it matter?
Until they are prepared to set out a future that is both workable and distinct, they are unlikely to have much of a voice in this Parliament or the next.
Those caught carrying acid to be imprisoned on the first offence, not the second. Yet the Lib Dems want to weaken the penalties.
Plus: Why the BBC must keep Neil. Why I’m leaving Lloyds. And: three hours with the LibDem leadership candidates.
Exactly a decade after forming a government with the Conservatives, the Liberal Democrats are languishing on the political fringes – where did it all go wrong?
Richard Holden: Labour has socially distanced from voters in my seat – and others in the north and midlands. Starmer won’t change that.
The party is pinned down where it feels at home – in its new heartlands of central London, the middle of major cities and the University towns.
“We’ve seen Denmark, Poland and France say that the Government support they’re giving to business shouldn’t to these firms.”
Two extreme versions of what happens next in Britain. Events are more likely to end up somewhere in the middle.
More important than the choice of new Leader, will be to decide what the Party stands for after Brexit.
And: the Conservatives hide their own manifesto away. The LibDems bungle theirs – which Prince Andrew wrecks anyway. Plus: election night line-ups.
He wants to stop Brexit, combat inequality, spend on education and tackle climate change.
One of the two candidates in their leadership race speaks as Brexiteers attempt to launch another round of deselections.
“We’re absolutely determined to proceed with our campaign to stop Brexit.”
Although Brexit has not yet taken place, it has already had an admirably invigorating effect on Parliament.