Govt must scrap Vagrancy Act as part of plan to end rough sleeping for good

Responding to news that ÂŁ53m will be provided for support services to help rough sleepers in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, Liberal Democrat MP Layla Moran said:

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Govt must invest now in mental health support given impact of COVID-19

Statistics from the ONS show that across Great Britain from 3 April to 3 May 2020, some 80% of adults were worried about the effect that COVID-19 was having on their life. Responding to these figures, Munira Wilson, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Health, Wellbeing and Social Care, said:

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All Tory MPs must reflect on Govt resignation and call for Cummings to go

Responding to the resignation of a Conservative Minister in protest at the row over Dominic Cummings, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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PM must terminate Cummings' contract

Responding to Dominic Cummings' press conference this afternoon, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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Closure of Weston General Hospital shows critical need for test, trace, isolate system

Responding to news that Weston General Hospital has been forced to close to new patients due to a high number of COVID-19 cases, Liberal Democrat Health, Wellbeing and Social Care spokesperson Munira Wilson said:

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PM’s own judgement now in question

Responding to the Prime Minister backing his scandal-hit aide, Dominic Cummings, at today’s press conference, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

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Davey demands investigation into Cummings breaking lockdown

The Liberal Democrats have written to the Prime Minister and to the Cabinet Secretary, Sir Mark Sedwill, calling for an investigation into reports Dominic Cummings broke the government’s lockdown guidelines.

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In his letter, the Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey warns "the Code of Conduct for Special Advisers makes it clear that special advisers must “comply with the law” and urged the Prime Minister to instigate an investigation using the available police evidence. The Liberal Democrat MP further calls on the Prime Minister to "personally ensure that if he [Dominc Cummings] has broken the lockdown guidelines you will terminate his contract as your Senior Adviser."

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Govt creating confusion and worry about returning to work

Responding to a GMB survey that reveals four in five UK workers are worried about returning to work during the coronavirus pandemic, Liberal Democrat Business Spokesperson Sarah Olney said:

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Bradford Council COVID-19 Update

Further Statement on Schools 

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Education Sec has failed to listen to teachers and parents through this crisis - Moran

Responding to the government's release of the SAGE advice on school reopening, Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson Layla Moran said:

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