liberal democrats

  • 18 Apr 2010

    The Labour Party has been criticised by equality campaigners after launching an LGBT Manifesto that fails to commit the party to legal equality for same-sex marriages.

  • 18 Apr 2010

    The English Democrats' candidate in Chippenham, Jon Maguire, has claimed that to vote for his party is to vote “with God”.

  • 18 Apr 2010

    Nick Clegg has made unprecedented waves as a result of his appearance in the first ever UK election Leaders' TV Debate. Here Simon Barrow probes him on his beliefs, religion, Europe, his political creed and more.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Tory Shadow Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, has today attacked Nick Clegg's criticism of the Trident nuclear weapons system, insisting that Trident renewal is necessary because the country faces “real threats”. He is right that Britain faces real threats – he just hasn't explained how Trident would be useful against any of them.

  • 17 Apr 2010

    The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament insisted today that “Trident has become a key election issue" after controversy over nuclear arms appeared in the first televised "leaders' debate".

  • 11 Apr 2010

    The Liberal Democrats have said they will not replace Trident nuclear-armed submarines, but they have not broken the nuclear hold on their defence policy, say critics.

  • 21 Sep 2009

    The Liberal Democrats have called for a small extra tax on very expensive houses and the response has been sadly predictable.

  • 7 Jan 2009

    An MP who took part in a parliamentary delegation to Israel-Palestine last year has said that the season of Epiphany vividly illustrates the need for a ceasefire and humanitarian measures in Gaza.

  • 18 Sep 2008

    Nick Clegg has been making waves on tax and social policy at the Liberal Democrat conference recently. Here Simon Barrow probes him on his beliefs, religion, Europe, his political creed and more.

  • 8 Sep 2008

    The President and Vice-President of the British Methodist Conference will be attending the three main party political conferences this autumn and will be pushing a message of social justice in the UK and globally.