It's been a busy month for the Liberal Democrats. In Parliament we've been taking on the government over their coronavirus response and standing up for those who've been left out of financial support schemes. We've launched our very own online policy discussion platform exclusively for Liberal Democrat members. And, of course, our leadership election has gotten underway. Find out about all this and more in this month's Liberal Democrat newsletter.
<[link removed]>Leadership Election in Full SwingThe Liberal Democrats leadership election is well underway. Nominations have closed, the membership deadline has passed, and now the real fun starts. Check out our leadership election page for all the latest updates.
Leadership Updates ➜ <[link removed]>Hustings start this month too, and this time our programme of events is bigger and better than ever. From their thoughts on Britain's place in the world to the Lib Dems' place in your council ward, sign up to hear the candidates' pitches from the comfort of your own home.
Check out the hustings schedule ➜ <[link removed]>Nominations have now closed and we can confirm the candidates in the 2020 Liberal Democrat leadership election will be Sir Ed Davey MP and Layla Moran MP. Here's the latest from both candidates.
<[link removed]>Experience, judgement and visionI am so grateful for the huge number of people who have backed my record of taking on the Tories, and my vision for a fairer, more caring and greener society.
I have received nearly 60% of nominations <[link removed]>, I have been backed by the majority of our Parliamentary party <[link removed]>, 13 of our 16 former MEPs, and the majority of our Council Leaders across the country.
Read more ➜ <[link removed]> <[link removed]>A genuine progressive alternativeOur party is calling out for change. We cannot keep repeating our mistakes and expect different results. We need a leader with a distinctive, progressive and liberal vision to move our party and our country forward so we can win again. I have a plan to renew our party from within and start to regain the trust of voters again. That’s why I should be the next Leader of the Liberal Democrats.
Read more ➜ <[link removed]>We'll be keeping you up to date with the latest news and views during this election. Keep an eye on your email inbox for your monthly newsletter and leadership updates, and check out www.libdems.org.uk/adlib <[link removed]> for all the latest in the leadership election and from around the party.
<[link removed]>Ensuring no-one is left behindThe Chancellor's summer statement brought some clarity to the government's economic response to COVID-19. But their plans fall short. What we need is a radical new direction to make sure no-one is left behind, our environment is protected, and to make the most of our international partnerships.
Our full response to Sunak ➜ <[link removed]> <[link removed]>72 Years of World Class CareCoronavirus has reinvigorated the country's admiration for the NHS. Medical staff have put their lives on the line tackling this pandemic, and they deserve better than what they're getting from the Conservatives. As we mark 72 years of world class care, here's our message to the NHS on its birthday.
72 Years of the NHS ➜ <[link removed]> <[link removed]>Standing Up for the Left BehindThree million hard working people have been left out of the government's financial response to the coronavirus crisis. Liberal Democrat MP Jamie Stone has founded an All Party Parliamentary Group to speak up for those who have been left to fend for themselves with no government support. The group made history as it held Parliament's biggest ever inaugural meeting, with Liberal Democrat MPs leading the fight for those the government has left behind.
Find out more ➜ <[link removed]> <[link removed]>Taking on Stop and SearchStop and Search is disproportionately used against BAME communities. We're taking on the government to stop this discriminatory practice.
Read more ➜ <[link removed]> <[link removed]>Become a supporterThis month we launched our very own unique policy discussion platform exclusive to Liberal Democrat members, and it's going down a storm. Liberal Democrat policy is made and shaped by our members and with PolicyLab it's easier than ever for you to get involved. Join the thousands of other Liberal Democrats sharing and debating innovative policy ideas.
Sign up to PolicyLab ➜ <[link removed]>
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