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Liberal political party in the United Kingdom

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Liberal Democrats (UK): Liberal political party in the United Kingdom
The Liberal Democrats are a liberal political party in the United Kingdom. The party has 11 Members of Parliament in the House of Commons, 89 members of the House of Lords, five Members of the Scottish Parliament, one member in the Welsh Parliament and one member in the London Assembly. The party served as the junior party in a coalition government with the Conservative Party between 2010–2015. The Liberal Democrats are currently the junior partner in a coalition with Welsh Labour in the devolved Welsh government. The party previously served in coalition with Scottish Labour in the Scottish Executive from 1999 to 2007.

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Ed Davey and Jonathan Bartley cast election votes [Video]

Ed Davey and Jonathan Bartley cast election votes

Liberal Democrats leader Ed Davey and Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley cast their votes in the local elections in south west London. Report by Alibhaiz. Like us on Facebook at..

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Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie visits Edinburgh Zoo [Video]

Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie visits Edinburgh Zoo

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie feeding penguins at Edinburgh Zoo. He says the Liberal Democrats want to heal the divisions in Scottish Politics.

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Lib Dems doesn't support 'unecessary' Covid passports [Video]

Lib Dems doesn't support 'unecessary' Covid passports

Liberal Democrats leader Ed Davey says the party is opposed to the introduction of Covid passports, describing them as "unworkable and unnecessary". He also says Prime Minister Boris Johnson will..

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Lib Dems call for ’emergency’ plan to insulate every home [Video]

Lib Dems call for ’emergency’ plan to insulate every home

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey has called for a £9 billion “windfall” from the auction of offshore wind farm rights to finance an “emergency” programme to insulate every home in the..

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Sir Ed Davey "genuinely shocked" by police scenes at Sarah Everard vigil [Video]

Sir Ed Davey "genuinely shocked" by police scenes at Sarah Everard vigil

Lib Dem leader Sir Ed Davey says the Metropolitan Police managed the Sarah Everard vigil poorly, saying he was "genuinely shocked" by what he saw on Saturday night.

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Boris Johnson faces grilling on NHS pay rise at PMQs [Video]

Boris Johnson faces grilling on NHS pay rise at PMQs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of questions from Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer and the Liberal Democrats at Prime Minister's Questions on the Government's proposed 1% pay rise for NHS..

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