Lib Dems would give public sector workers a pay rise

Over 5,000 coffee cups are thrown away every minute and they cannot be recycled

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to end the "Orwellian nightmare" of mass-snooping powers in the Investigatory Powers Act ahead of their manifesto launch.

'In the biggest fight for the future of our country in a generation, Jeremy Corbyn's Labour has let you down by voting with Theresa May on Brexit, not against her.

He said the haircut is the "purest example" of his passion for the Lib Dems.

"I'm a liberal and Stroud is a very liberal place so there's no reason why people shouldn't vote for the Lib Dems". They are also the demographic that is most pro-European.

In its manifesto published today the Party said the current system, where people receive tax relief on pension contributions equivalent to their marginal rate of income tax, is not encouraging people to save.

A Liberal Democrat government would maintain investment in fast-track social work training and ring-fence more funding for mental health services, according to the party's election manifesto.

The party won 57 seats in 2010 - becoming the third largest party - but slumped to eight in the 2015 election, but hopes to recover its position as the UK's third largest party in the June 8 election by appealing to the large number of voters opposed to Brexit.




You wait ages for the main parties to launch their election manifestos and then two come along (almost) at once.

Mr Farron was again forced off message over his religious views and had to confirm he supports a woman's right to terminate a pregnancy after a 2007 interview resurfaced in which he reportedly said abortion was "wrong".

"The market has failed to deliver, which is why we are setting out radical plans to help those being priced out of renting their own home". On farming matters, the party said the vote to leave the European Union puts farming and agricultural businesses in "huge danger".

Give almost £7 billion extra for schools and colleges including protecting per-pupil funding in real terms.

"The fact is that aspirational pledges bring no guarantees - and where the government decides to spend education budgets is often more important than where this money comes from. Not Theresa May's cold, mean-spirited Britain".

The party says it has "no intention of just throwing away our hard-fought efforts to control the deficit during the coalition years" and said it would commit to eliminating the deficit in day-to-day spending by 2020.

The UK will be able to raise and save a combined £1bn ($1.3bn) a year by legalising cannabis, cutting down on justice costs and taxing the drug like cigarettes and alcohol, the Liberal Democrats claimed on Wednesday 17 May.

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