Tag Archives: matthew hedges

26 November 2018 – today’s press releases

Just two press releases today, as the timetable for the Parliamentary debate (at least, the one in the Commons) is scheduled…

  • Hedges case should never have happened
  • PM ducks Cable challenge to debate Brexit

Hedges case should never have happened

Liberal Democrat Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Christine Jardine has welcomed news that Matthew Hedges, who was given a life sentence in the UAE for spying, has received a presidential pardon.

Following this morning’s announcement Ms Jardine said;

It is a great relief to see that Matthew will be returning to his family in the UK.

However, this should never have happened in the first place and

Posted in News | Also tagged , and | 6 Comments

23 November 2018 – today’s press releases

Today’s releases are brought to you from ALDC’s Kickstart event, taking place this weekend in the heart of Staffordshire. There are three hundred Liberal Democrat campaigners and activists here, learning the skills required to run effective, and hopefully, successful campaigns in the months and years ahead.

  • Tories must take back control of smart meters
  • Women must have equal heart attack care to men
  • Davey to PM: Come clean on European Convention on Human Rights
  • PM must back People’s Vote on Brexit
  • Government must not be complacent on Hedges case

Tories must take back control of smart meters

Responding to the NAO Report on rolling out smart meters, …

Posted in News | Also tagged , , , , , , , and | 4 Comments
Advert



Recent Comments

  • User AvatarYeovil Yokel 19th Dec - 2:42pm
    Michael might be commuting by boat through polar icecap meltwaters clogged with millions of tons of unrecyclable plastic Xmas presents (Baah humbug!).
  • User AvatarJoseph Bourke 19th Dec - 2:30pm
    Rob Parsons, one of the clear impacts of regional imbalances in infrastructure spending is the disproportionate increase in land values that it generates. The Liberal...
  • User AvatarJohn Marriott 19th Dec - 2:17pm
    STOP PRESS Corbyn allegedly calls May a “stupid woman” in today’s PMQs. Reminds me of the late Pierre Trudeau’s “fuddle cuddle” in the Canadian Parliament...
  • User AvatarSue Sutherland 19th Dec - 2:05pm
    We used to be proud of our unarmed Bobbies on the beat. Now, because of Brexit, May is planning to put soldiers on the street....
  • User AvatarJoseph Bourke 19th Dec - 2:02pm
    David Raw, this article by John Gray puts the current state of the Conservative and Labour parties in context https://unherd.com/2018/12/how-thatcherism-produced-corbynism/ noting "The immediate effect of...
  • User AvatarJenny Barnes 19th Dec - 2:00pm
    @ innocent bystander the relevant bit: "The UK has a fiat currency, and the government can never run out of money. It can cause inflation...