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  Harlow Liberal Democrats
Liberal Democrats at their conference in Brighton in September agreed policies that would see a 4p cut in income tax, paid for by increasing the tax burden on those who cause the most pollution.
With the most radical green policies of the three main parties, Liberal Democrats aim to cut the tax burden on people on low and middle incomes, encourage people to change towards cleaner, greener ways of living and reverse the widening gap between rich and poor.
Liberal Democrat Leader Ming Campbell closed the conference with a powerful and passionate speech attacking the "cosy consensus" between Labour and the Conservatives that has seen both parties saying the same things on the environment, taxes, pensions, nuclear power, tuition fees and Iraq.
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  Liberal Democrats propose amnesty for illegal migrants - Independent Online Edition > UK Politics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Liberal Democrats have become the first major political party to call for long-term illegal immigrants to be offered an amnesty and the chance to gain British citizenship.
Under the Liberal Democrat plans such migrants would be eligible for citizenship after 10 years if they had no criminal record, proved their commitment to the United Kingdom and sat an English and civics test.
The Liberal Democrats also risked the wrath of teachers and nurses by calling at their conference for the generous pensions given to public sector workers to be reconsidered.
news.independent.co.uk /uk/politics/article2976667.ece   (792 words)

  
  Liberal Democrats - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party in the United Kingdom.
The Liberal Democrats are descended from the Liberal Party which dominated British politics for much of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
The Liberal Democrats are a member party of the Liberal International and the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party and their 12 MEPs form part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) group in the European Parliament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liberal_Democrats_(UK)   (4521 words)

  
 Liberal democracy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In liberal democracies these rights (also known as "liberal rights") may sometimes be constitutionally guaranteed, or are otherwise created by statutory law or case law, which may in turn empower various civil institutions to administer or enforce these rights.
The term "liberal" in "liberal democracy" does not imply that the government of such a democracy must follow the political ideology of liberalism.
Liberal democracy is sometimes the de facto form of government, while other forms are technically the case; for example, Canada has a monarchy, but is in fact ruled by a democratically elected Parliament.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Liberal_democracy   (4309 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats (UK) - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Liberal Democrats are descended from the Liberal Party which dominated British politics for much of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
In recent times the Liberal Democrats have won support due to their opposition to the war on Iraq and Charles Kennedy has expressed his intention for his party to replace the Conservatives as the main opposition.
The Liberal Democrats are a member party of the Liberal International and their 11 MEPs form part of the ELDR group in the European Parliament.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /l/li/liberal_democrats__uk_.html   (2387 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Liberal Democrats
Britain's third main party, the Liberal Democrats are successors to the Liberal Party and the Social Democratic Party, which merged in 1998 to form the Social and Liberal Democrats (SLD).
Liberal Democrats were given seats by Prime Minister Tony Blair on a joint cabinet committee, which discussed constitutional issues, Europe, health, and education.
The Liberal Democrat leader is elected by party members on the basis of one member one vote.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Liberal+Democrats   (417 words)

  
 North West Liberal Democrats
The Liberal Democrats retained the Castle seat (Carlisle) in yesterday's (Feb 22nd) Cumbria County Council by-election.
A sixteen percent swing to the Liberal Democrats saw local campaigner Allen Harris elected Councillor for the Brunshaw Ward in a Burnley Borough Council by-election last night (Feb 15th).
The victory is a huge boost for Warrington Liberal Democrats who spectacularly took the leadership of the Council from Labour this May after 23 years of Labour control.
www.cix.co.uk /~libdemnorwest   (1913 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats : Lib Dem Campaigns
The Liberal Democrats are calling for the Labour Government to grant asylum to Iraqis whose work fo...
The Liberal Democrats are campaigning to change the law governing planning applications for private...
Liberal Democrat News, gives you the whole picture, covering news about the party that you will not find in the national media.
www.libdems.org.uk /campaigns   (0 words)

  
 Technorati Tag: Liberal Democrats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
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 Scotsman.com News - Liberal Democrats   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
THE SCOTTISH Liberal Democrats were badly squeezed in the election, it emerged yesterday, failing to make any gains despite high hopes.
LIBERAL Democrat Mike Pringle has been cleared of breaking parliamentary rules on the use of...
SIR Menzies Campbell, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, yesterday urged the government to admit...
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=783   (476 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats : Conference Home
Liberal Democrats would increase flood defences without delay
At Brighton the Liberal Democrats have developed and strengthened our policy platform on issues across the political agenda, in preparation for the next general election, whenever it comes.
The Liberal Democrats will be ready for the general election, whenever it comes.
www.libdems.org.uk /conference   (0 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats : The Liberal Democrats
The Liberal Democrats exist to build and safeguard a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no-one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity.
We champion the freedom, dignity and well-being of individuals, we acknowledge and respect their right to freedom of conscience and their right to develop their talents to the full.
We believe that the role of the state is to enable all citizens to attain these ideals, to contribute fully to their communities and to take part in the decisions which affect their lives.
www.libdems.org.uk /party   (0 words)

  
 Scottish Liberal Democrats
Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Nicol Stephen MSP has commented on the resignation of Menzies Campbell.
Liberal Democrat Shadow Health Secretary Ross Finnie MSP has called for a revision of the criteria used by GPs when they refer cancer patients to specialists.
Published and promoted by Martin Hayman on behalf of the Scottish Liberal Democrats at 4 Clifton Terr, Edinburgh EH12 5DR • Printed (hosted) by WebSpire Solutions Ltd., 5th Floor The Corn Exchange, Fenwick St., Liverpool L2 7QL • Copyright ©Scottish Liberal Democrats 2006
www.scotlibdems.org.uk   (0 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats : Iraq
The Liberal Democrats argued that the UN should be given the lead in the post invasion period, and criticised the Coalition Provisional Authority's (CPA) approach led by the Pentagon.
The Liberal Democrats welcomed the constitutional process, but expressed concerns over the provisions which seemed to encourage partition and sectarian tensions.
As the numbers of Iraqis being killed, and also the numbers fleeing the country, mounted through 2005 and 2006, the Liberal Democrats argued for internationalising the situation and bringing in all the neighbouring states to help stabilise the situation.
www.libdems.org.uk /internationalaffairs/issues/iraq.html   (0 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats : Liberal Democrat jobs
The Liberal Democrats are appointing two advisers - one covering the Work and Pensions portfolio, one covering the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs portfolio.
These are key communications posts supporting the Liberal Democrat Shadow Cabinet and party bodies with sound portfolio research, analysis, policy development and in particular promotion of Liberal Democrat positions through media initiatives.
Committed to the ideas and values of the Liberal Democrats you will have a through understanding of the UK political scene and ideally of the Welsh political environment.
www.libdems.org.uk /jobs.html   (0 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats : Legal and Privacy Information
The Liberal Democrats take individual privacy seriously, and aim to ensure that our websites meet and exceed all relevant legal and regulatory requirements, including the Data Protection Act.
People working on behalf of the Liberal Democrats only have access to the information they need, and the web servers are stored in a high-security environment that is kept under 24-hour guard.
In each case the Liberal Democrats have reviewed their privacy practices to confirm that they meet acceptable standards.
www.libdems.org.uk /legal.html   (0 words)

  
 Liberal Democrats Log-In Page
To access this site, you have to have a Liberal Democrats Account - a username and password that will work not just on this site but also on a growing range of other sites, such as our manifesto consultation website, our meetings and events site Flock Together and our single-issue campaign website generator.
If you don't have a Liberal Democrats Account and are a party member you can create one now.
If you are not a current member of the Liberal Democrats, you can join or renew your Liberal Democrat membership.
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