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New sex abuse claims linked to Cyril Smith school in Rochdale

New sex abuse claims linked to Cyril Smith school in Rochdale

Eleven suspects identified by police after seven people make new claims of historic sexual and physcial abuse at Knowl View School. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 13, 2014 at 09:28

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Lib Dems disown ‘repugnant’ Cyril Smith but stand accused of cover-up

Lib Dems disown ‘repugnant’ Cyril Smith but stand accused of cover-up

New book claims that senior party members conspired to protect late MP from prosecution for child sex offences. Read more…

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Liberal Democrats are pointless says sacked former minister

Liberal Democrats are pointless says sacked former minister

Jeremy Browne attacks direction of the party, saying ‘I’m not sure it would be necessary to invent it’ if it didn’t exist. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 12, 2014 at 09:21

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Lord Rennard in secret Lib Dem talks over misconduct crisis

Lord Rennard in secret Lib Dem talks over misconduct crisis

Efforts made to secure a successful mediation between former chief executive and four female activists. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 8, 2014 at 08:40

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Farage v Clegg – Ukip leader triumphs in second televised debate

Farage v Clegg – Ukip leader triumphs in second televised debate

Ukip leader judged to have beaten Liberal Democrat opposite number in head-to-head by 69% of those polled.

Nigel Farage triumphed in the second television debate on Europe by a clear-cut 69% to 31%, an instant poll showed, suggesting that a more emotional but often overscripted Nick Clegg failed to convince viewers that Ukip is selling the British people a “dangerous con” and a “fantasy”. More

Posted by admin - April 3, 2014 at 08:52

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Move to block hospital closures law backed by 20 coalition MPs

Move to block hospital closures law backed by 20 coalition MPs

Former Liberal Democrat health minister is seeking to amend clause 119 of the care bill, dubbed the ‘hospital closure clause’. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 11, 2014 at 09:33

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Liberal Democrats show overwhelming support for ‘digital bill of rights’

Liberal Democrats show overwhelming support for ‘digital bill of rights’

Bill would also establish commission of experts to check NSA files leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 10, 2014 at 08:39

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Digital bill of rights needed to safeguard online freedoms says Lib Dem chief

Digital bill of rights needed to safeguard online freedoms says Lib Dem chief

Tim Farron to call for public protection from ‘overreach by the state’ after its imposition of ‘blanket surveillance’ on UK. Read more…

Posted by admin - March 8, 2014 at 13:09

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Nick Clegg challenges Nigel Farage to live debate on Britain’s EU membership

Nick Clegg challenges Nigel Farage to live debate on Britain’s EU membership

Deputy PM’s challenge to Ukip leader follows warning that Lib Dems could be wiped out in May’s European elections. Read more…

Posted by admin - February 21, 2014 at 08:28

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Liberal Democrats hold Treasury reins claims Danny Alexander

Liberal Democrats hold Treasury reins claims Danny Alexander

Treasury chief secretary rejects notion Tories have dominated policy and says George Osborne is ‘hostage’ of Lib Dems. Read more…

Posted by admin - February 19, 2014 at 09:18

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