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Lib Dems pledge 20,000 extra teachers as part of education spending

The Liberal Democrats have promised to invest billions into schools should they win December’s general election, including on the recruitment of 20,000 more teachers over five years.

Lib Dems to axe business rates, Swinson says

Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has said that the party would scrap business rates and instead implement a new tax on commercial landowners should they win December’s general election.

Lib Dems promise green fund of £100 billion over next five years

The Liberal Democrats’ finance spokesman Sir Ed Davey is set to unveil plans to invest £100 billion over five years into reversing climate change and protecting the environment, during a speech in Leeds.

Trio of opposition parties agree electoral pact

The Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Green Party have agreed an electoral pact to ensure that they will not run against each other in an estimated 60 to 70 constituencies.

Swinson: UK will gain £10 billion each year if if remains in the EU

Jo Swinson, leader of the Liberal Democrats, is set to announce the financial benefits of remaining in the European Union at the party’s campaign launch.

Sandbach to stand for the Liberal Democrats

Antoinette Sandbach, the MP for Eddisbury and former member of the Conservative party, has joined the Liberal Democrats.

Lib Dems pledge to cancel Brexit if they win general election

Leader Jo Swinson said the party would now “fight to stay” in the European Union after members overwhelmingly backed a shift in position at their party conference in Bournemouth.

Sarah Wollaston joins Lib Dems

Former Conservative Sarah Wollaston has become the latest MP to join the Liberal Democrats after quitting Change UK back in June.

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