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BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, 07/08/12

BBC Radio 4 Today Programme, 07/08/12

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SLF conference 2012 was a huge success – here’s what people are saying about it

The Social Liberal Forum conference 2012 – held on July 14th and with the theme of social justice across the generations – was a resounding success. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg MP began proceedings by delivering the inaugural William Beveridge

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Scottish Liberal Democrat Conference June 2012 report

Partick Burgh Halls in Glasgow was the venue for the Social Liberal Forum’s first Scottish Conference last weekend. Members came from as far away as England to participate in what turned out to be a lively and stimulating meeting. The highlights of

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SLF open letter on economic policy – time for a ‘new approach’

The Social Liberal Forum has written an open letter to Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander MP and Business Secretary Vince Cable MP, outlining the measures needed

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Open letter to Nick Clegg MP, Danny Alexander MP and Vince Cable on economic policy

View “Open Letter to Nick Clegg MP, Danny Alexander MP and Vince Cable MP” in fullscreen   Text of the letter:   Dear Nick, Danny and Vince We write to you to express support for the more distinctive line Liberal

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Statement following May 2012 local election results

Despite a strong showing in some held councils, Liberal Democrats are today reflecting on another bitterly disappointing set of local election results with the number of Lib Dem councillors likely to fall below 3000 for the first time ever. It

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Safeguarding, not eroding, our civil liberties

  Initial reports that the Government wants to change how private communications data can be stored and accessed have rightly caused great concern, not least amongst Liberal Democrat activists and Parliamentarians who all seek to safeguard civil liberties from erosion

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Statement on the 2012 budget: making tax fairer

“With Chancellor George Osborne finalising next week’s budget, the Social Liberal Forum reaffirms the Liberal Democrat commitment to fair taxation and urges the government to consider the political implications of cutting taxes on income for the highest earners. Of course

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Liberal Democrat Conference does not support the Health and Social Care Bill

“The Social Liberal Forum welcomes the vote by the Liberal Democrat conference not to support Andrew Lansley’s Health and Social Care Bill. It is a poorly-conceived, muddled mess that exposes patients to increased risk and lands frontline health professionals with

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Unworkable and unnecessary elements of Health bill should be dropped

“The Social Liberal Forum and senior Lib Dems with expert knowledge of the NHS have long believed that the Health and Social Care Bill is seriously flawed and should only be enacted if substantially amended. It has now emerged that senior

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