liberal democrats

  • May 13, 2010

    Students and academics have called on the Liberal Democrats not to abandon their opposition to increases in university tuition fees now that they are in coalition with the Tory Party.

  • May 13, 2010

    The new Business Secretary Vince Cable has been urged to act on his view of the banking system by curbing the unethical investments of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

  • May 13, 2010

    The Green Party have urged Liberal Democrat supporters who object to their party's coalition deal with the Conservatives to join the Greens to achieve real change.

  • May 13, 2010

    Friends of the Earth have called on the new government to take urgent action to create a low carbon-economy. They said it should be a key priority for the coalition.

  • May 12, 2010

    The Liberal Democrats have been criticised by Green Party politicians and activists for the terms on which they have agreed a coalition deal with the Conservative Party.

  • May 12, 2010

    Last week the British public did something extraordinary. With millions of different views and motivations, we managed to vote in such a way as to deliver a hung parliament, driving the first wedge in the door of a system that has for too long kept most politicians far removed from democratic accountability.

  • May 11, 2010

    No coalition has yet been formed, but politicians on various sides are already talking of “stability” as if it over-rode all other considerations of democracy and policy.

  • May 11, 2010

    Britain's first Green MP has warned against describing a coalition of Labour and the Liberal Democrats as a “progressive alliance”, saying that such a name would have to be earned.

  • May 10, 2010

    Hundreds of people gathered outside a meeting of Liberal Democrats this evening to urge them not to dilute their commitment to electoral reform as they attempt to form a power-sharing government.

  • May 6, 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament have said that some constituencies have become “Trident marginals”, in which a closely fought contest involves different views on the issue.