A Happy Pride to all those celebrating in London today from all of us at Liberal Democrat Expand. Self expression is vital to what we believe in. Everybody should have the right to live and love free from fear and discrimination. Unfortunately that is not yet the case for LGBT people, be it in the … Continue reading Happy Pride!
As I stepped out of Milton Keynes Central there was a whiff of nostalgia in the air. I couldn’t help but think of the many great women that had taken the same journey before me, many of whom are sitting in Parliament today (Layla Moran, Jo Swinson, Christine Jardine and Wera Hobhouse!). I considered this … Continue reading Tara Hussain on Future Women MPs Weekend
I couldn’t possibly pinpoint what possessed an 18 Year Old, in his first year of University to stand for local council on a platform of better cycling and more green spaces, but whatever it was, it led to what was 100% the most rewarding experience of my life and one I fully intend to repeat. … Continue reading Young People Are Not Only Wanted on Ballot Papers, But Needed
Yesterday was International Women's Day. It's an important day, celebrating the achievements of women across all aspects of society - and also as a rallying cry to achieve gender equality. At Liberal Democrat Expand, we recognise that there is a lot to do. Women comprise little over a third of MPs, and an IPPR study … Continue reading The best of #IWD2018 from Lib Dems across the UK
Yesterday the Alderdice Report on Race, Ethnic Minorities and the Culture of the Liberal Democrats was released. Lord Alderdice said "Despite our clear liberal values, rejecting all forms of prejudice and inequality, the Party has failed to engage sufficiently with BAME communities". Diversity is vital to rebuilding our party, and a key pillar of any … Continue reading Alderdice Report released