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Buckingham Liberal Democrats

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  • Article: Sep 25, 2020

    The UK is one of the strongest economies in the world, and yet our economic system leaves too many people without enough money to meet their basic requirements and fails to value properly vital unpaid work like caring.

    Today, Liberal Democrat Conference has voted to campaign for Universal Basic Income.

  • Article: Sep 25, 2020
  • Article: Sep 25, 2020

    In the UK we're lucky. We're able to turn to the NHS at some of the lowest points in our lives. On a daily basis, our health and care workers are there for us, and deal with tragedy, sickness and death. But all too often, these same front line care staff are overworked and underpaid.

    All too often, are front line care staff are overworked and underpaid.

  • 2019 Sept_5 (Mark Johnston)
    Article: Sep 25, 2020

    Saturday, 25 September 2020, 1 pm to 1.50 pm

    Speakers:

    • Lisa Chambers, Deputy Leader of Seanad Éireann and former Fianna Fáil Brexit spokesperson
    • Sophie In't Veld MEP from D66, our Dutch sister party
    • Stephen Dorrell, Chair of the European Movement UK
    • Lord Dick Newby, Lib Dem Leader in the House of Lords
  • Article: Sep 25, 2020
    By Mark Johnston
  • John Leach (John Leach)
    Article: Sep 24, 2020
    By Dr John Leach (c) 2020

    Creating an ambitious and equitable UK carbon market

    [ Download this as a PDF here
    See also A carbon tax or an emissions trading scheme for reducing GHG emissions ]

    It is highly likely the UK will leave the EU ETS (emissions trading scheme - for reducing greenhouse gas emissions) at the end of the Brexit Transition Period. The UK government is considering its main options, these being to re-establish a UK national ETS or to implement a carbon tax. Whichever option it chooses, the over-riding concern is that its approach must be both ambitious and equitable across the whole of society.

  • Article: Sep 24, 2020
    By Mark Johnston
  • Article: Sep 24, 2020

    Conference is upon us.

    On Saturday, 19 September the Federal Conference Committee met to review the amendments, late motions, emergency motions, topical issues, questions to reports and appeals for next weekend's Autumn Conference.

    As you will be aware, this is the first time that are holding our Conference completely online. The Federal Conference Committee would like to thank the Conference and wider HQ team for all of the hard work in bringing our Conference online. Throughout a really difficult period we have all worked together to offer a fully online Conference. You can see the introduction video from Geoff Payne, FCC Chair, and Hannah, from HQ, here The video will show you all the features of the online conference, including the auditorium, visiting, fringe sessions, training, the exhibition and the chat functionality.

  • Article: Sep 24, 2020
  • Article: Sep 24, 2020
    By Mark Johnston