Tag Archives: Tories

#UKPoli: The Tories’ climate plans won’t undo the damage of the last five years – #UKPolitics

Today the Government announced their Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution. Sadly, it fails to undo the damage the Conservatives have done to the UK’s progress on climate change over the past five years. We need a long term plan backed by meaningful funding. Their plan not only pledges to …

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#UKPoli: The Tories are risking a new Windrush-style scandal – #UKPolitics

Conservative MPs have rejected all 10 cross-party amendments to the Government’s Immigration Bill passed by the House of Lords earlier this month, including three from the Liberal Democrats. The 28-day time limit on immigration detention (Amendment 6) – introduced by Liberal Democrat peer Baroness Hamwee in the House of Lords …

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#UKPoli: Why we voted against the Tories’ crime authorisation Bill – #UKPolitics

Today, Home Affairs Spokesperson Alistair Carmichael led cross-party opposition to the Government’s Covert Human Intelligence Sources (Criminal Conduct) Bill, calling a vote against the legislation in the House of Commons. Writing in the Independent ahead of the debate, Alistair set out our concerns: “The Bill gives vast powers not only …

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