Liberal Democrats

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Liberal Democrats

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in Britain) a political party with centrist policies; established in 1988 as the Social and Liberal Democrats when the Liberal Party merged with the Social Democratic Party; renamed Liberal Democrats in 1989
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LibDem policy is to increase the threshold in the next Parliament to PS12,500.
Objectives at election UKIP'S LIKELY TARGET SEATS Boston & Skegness Con maj 12,426 Aylesbury Con maj 12,618 Thurrock Con maj 92 Thanet South Con maj 7,617 Great Grimsby Lab maj 714 Great Yarmouth Con maj 4,276 C/borne & Redruth Con maj 66 Bognor Regis & Littlehampton Con maj 13,063 HytheCon Newark Con maj 7,403 Folkestone & HytheCon maj 10,122 Thanet North Con maj 13,528 Waveney Con maj 769 Dudley North Lab maj 649 Rotherham Lab maj 5,318 Eastleigh LibDem maj 1,771 Heywood & Middleton Lab maj 617 LibDem maj 3,435 St Austell & Newquay LibDem maj1,312 Eastbourne
If he does indeed manage to do a deal with David Cameron and George Osborne to fund the tax cut he can claim a significant victory for LibDem policies and his own power in coalition.
Sources close to the LibDem Minister accused Paterson of 'lying' over claims that Davey had blocked publication of a report showing that on-shore wind farms can harm rural areas.
In a blow to the Coalition, the survey found Tory and LibDem voters are unhappy with the sale, which is expected in the next year.
If anybody can explain to me the purpose of the absentee LibDem leader I would be grateful.
Perhaps she should check the LibDem website where Tom Brake MP and co-chair of the LibDem Parliamentary Policy Committee, calls ASBOs a "failed policy".
LibDem voters have shown what they think of a leader who very clearly decided to sacrifice LibDem principles for the illusion of power in a coalition government, just to satisfy his own ambitions to be the first Liberal leader in nearly 100 years to place his backside on the government benches.
LibDem member Dan Daley told the meeting he would be happy to take a packed lunch and urged others to do the same.
After all, the only defacto principle of any LibDem in fighting a general election is that you can, effectively, ditch all of your policies simply to get into a minority Conservative government.
John was keen to emphasise that the LibDem conference was not heavily controlled and stitched up.
David Cameron steps in front of the cameras, nicely buffed and with the protection of his LibDem human shield, and tells the world that it's far worse than even he feared, and boy did he really fear the worst.