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  • Article: Mar 19, 2021
    By Daisy Cooper

    Since Sarah Everard's tragic death there has been a huge outpouring of grief.

    We must interrogate, why is it that so many women feel so scared of men for so much of the time?

    And why are some men so violent towards women?

    I've been thinking about it all week. I've been looking at what other people have been suggesting. And I think everything needs to change.

  • Article: Mar 19, 2021
    By Thomas Clarke

    A member of my household was surprised to receive a letter from the council this week telling them that they had to shield due to them being clinically vulnerable. They had already been made aware of this having had the NHS write to them recently. I was shocked to see that the council letter was signed from the leader of the council, Damian White.

  • Article: Mar 17, 2021
    By Thomas Clarke

    Liberal Democrats have tabled another amendment to the Fire Safety Bill which will be debated when the bill reaches the House of Lords today, with Lib Dem peer Baroness Pinnock describing the issue as "an unresolved crisis of major proportions."

    During debate on the Lib Dem amendment to the bill, which would stop the cost of fire safety work like the removal of unsafe cladding from being passed on to leaseholders and tenants, Baroness Kath Pinnock will say:

  • Luisa Porritt Launch
    Article: Mar 16, 2021
    By Thomas Clarke

    London Liberal Democrats mayoral candidate Luisa Porritt has launched her campaign, setting out her vision to Take London Forward.

    Luisa, a former MEP and current Camden councillor, shared her plans for jobs, homes and clean air.

  • Article: Mar 15, 2021

    Human rights matter. For British soldiers, Hillsborough families and victims of the Stafford hospital scandal, the Human Rights Act has been vital to securing justice.

    It empowers us, ordinary people, to challenge the government in court to uphold their rights. It's a fundamentally good and liberal piece of legislation that has protected the rights of us all.