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Vince Cable said:"Brexiteers promised a new dawn of improved trade deals across the world. But rather than jet-setting round the globe, Liam Fox might as well be left in a room with a photocopier."The government's Brexit strategy now defies all logic. ...
Vince Cable said:"Brexiteers promised a new dawn of improved trade deals across the world. But rather than jet-setting round the globe, Liam Fox might as well be left in a room with a photocopier."The government's Brexit strategy now defies all logic. ...
Brexit spokesperson Tom Brake said:"Liberal Democrats put in a Freedom of Information request for the letter Nissan sent to the government containing information on the offer by ministers of a sweetheart deal. Whole chunks had been blacked out, but I t...
Commission President Juncker this morning described Britain's Brexit position papers as"unsatisfactory,"while the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has warned the UK's ambiguity is delaying talks over a transition period and future trade deal...
Please act on this appeal from an impartial humane source.  Remind your MPs and MEPs:  The situation in Gaza has reached its lowest ebb outside of periods of military attack and should now be considered a humanitarian emergency. Over the past 10 years,...
As Business Secretary I gave binding votes on executive pay policy to shareholders of publicly limited companies, requiring the approval of 50% of shareholders, and allowing a transparent single number for pay.There was little enthusiasm from the Conse...
Today, I'm laying down a challenge to Keir Starmer. He and the Labour party must back an amendment to the EU Withdrawl Bill if Labour is serious about now supporting membership of the single market.In today's Observer Starmer claimed that following a U...
Reports in today's Observer that Labour is making a"dramatic shift"on Brexit should be taken with a pinch of salt., the Liberal Democrats have said that Jeremy Corbyn remains a Brexiteer in disguise.Tim and time again, Jeremy Corbyn has whipped his MPs...
Condemning Donald Trump, calling out yet more Brexit Chaos, ganging up on Jeremy Hunt with Stephen Hawking, it's been another busy week for your Liberal Democrat team - find out what they've been up to here:It's been another busy week for Lib Dem MPs a...
A new report shows that Brexit will create 80,000 jobs in Frankfurt. Coming on the same day he was forced to admit the UK will have to pay a divorce payment to the EU this is yet a"further humiliation"for Boris Johnson.During the referendum campaign Bo...
I’ve been exploring Artificial Intelligence for some time now. In June I was appointed to sit on a new House of Lords Select Committee on AI as part of my work in the House of Lords.
Boris Johnson has said Donald Trump's state visit is likely to go ahead in 2018 rather than this year, while admitting the US President got it"totally wrong"on Charlottesville.It shouldn't have taken this long for the Foreign Secretary to criticise Don...
Only 4,600 international students overstayed their visas last year, less than a twentieth of the previous estimates of 100,000, official figures released today have revealed.For the first time figures have been published based on exit checks from UK po...
Quarterly housebuilding statistics released today by the Department of Communities and Local Government show that just 40,310 were built in the last quarterThey should not be rejoicing when there are still only roughly half the number of homes needed e...
Quarterly migration data published today by the Office for National Statistics show another significant rise in EU citizens leaving the UK, up 33,000 to 122,000.Rise in EU citizen emigration - full source data from the ONS can be found here.These figur...
I hope students and their families have every reason to celebrate today.Students, teachers and schools should be given huge credit for making the best of a very challenging situation.A situation of the government's own making.They have used students as...
New figures released today show the number of overseas students overstaying their visas has turned out to be vastly exaggerated.Amber Rudd has responded by announcing a review into the impact of foreign students on the UK - but, frankly, that's the wro...
There has been speculation as to whether Donald Trump will survive his first term as President.  Apart from death, how can a President fail to see out his constitutionally prescribed term of office?  There are three ways in which he could … Continue re...