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Lord Newby

Lord Newby

Richard Mark Newby

Twitter bio: Liberal Democrat Peer and Leader of Lib Dem group in House of Lords. Leeds United fan. #FBPE

Affiliation: Liberal Democrat

Join Date: 25 Sep 1997

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It is all v well Mike Ashley apologising now but cruel companies that have sacrificed employees during this crises… https://t.co/hZjs91KyKC
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It is not aiding my recovery knowing that reports show a pandemic exercise held by Govt in 2016 showed major flaws… https://t.co/2lz1PrAgIX
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I was struck down with the bug yesterday - so wish the PM well for a speedy recovery. https://t.co/T34upykJvt
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When the Covid enquiry eventually takes place the Govts delay in responding to the crises & putting NHS front line… https://t.co/PusFReceVW
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We wait to see what govt does for the self employed today. It has been a terrible oversight which has meant stress… https://t.co/2c5FApWEdD
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If Cabinet can meet via Zoom, Parl committees must quickly start doing the same. And it should be possible to do ph… https://t.co/NkW1cXaN3X
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Lib Dems in the Lords will press the Government again today on a plan to support self-employed. Other countries alr… https://t.co/iUstBNUeP7
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Serious measures for serious times which r needed but the govt has wasted a lot of time & NHS still woefully under-… https://t.co/xeUNDrcMMn
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Careful balance needed between supporting national emergency but scrutinising Covid legislation to ensure it is fit… https://t.co/aIHSGhGESn
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C-19 Bill over 300pp & only one day of debate in HofC. Huge ext of powers by the state. MP’s from all sides want re… https://t.co/XgyGwlNXVM
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Mmm... not sure that the country will breathe a sigh of relief at this prospect. https://t.co/GAXaQsdz1P
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Gvt advice on social distancing still too vague. PM’s preference for “cake” & “eat it” doesn’t work in this crisis.… https://t.co/VhmQPqFxc8
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This will be a stressful & grim Mother’s Day weekend for so many. Sadly self isolation is the only way we can beat… https://t.co/8I2jbMfmd7
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Govt must do more to protect food supplies for our key workers. We do not want to see our most valued public servan… https://t.co/UhxJxkkprQ
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Government scrabbling to get a sensible business package in place. If PM is correct about virus peaking in a very f… https://t.co/qKvVmXbqpS
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Just read Coronavirus Bill. It’s provisions may be necessary, but in many cases they are pretty draconian. A two ye… https://t.co/vW7m4LrAwf
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Looks likely London will need to go into some kind of lockdown over the next few days. Parliament should keep sitt… https://t.co/mKokrRMSi5
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We are in troubling times and govt is right to Intro key protective measures. But we don’t want to replace short te… https://t.co/NTFwMjfuaW
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As we prepare for restrictions on our working and social lives, it’s really important to grasp that this state of a… https://t.co/emeO6yKaqt
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Delighted that Sir Stuart Etherington has agreed to chair this Covid19 community task for. I will be his deputy. We… https://t.co/ryocpfIKFG