Ed Davey on EU Trade Deal

On 30 December another chapter in the horror story of Brexit ended and another one begins at midnight European time on 31 December. The UK-EU trade deal was passed by the House of Commons and the Lords.

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LibDems will attempt to put UK Parliament in the driving seat on a future relationship

Thee Liberal Democrats have tabled a series of amendments to the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill that demand the Government protect British businesses, the rights of UK nationals and ensure Parliament has proper scrutiny over the future relationship agreement. Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey, who has said that his Party will vote against the deal, warned the Government has committed an “affront to our democracy” by allowing Parliament just a few hours to debate the trade deal.

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Lib Dems to vote against Johnson’s “threadbare” deal

The Liberal Democrats have announced that they will vote against Boris Johnson’s  “threadbare” deal because it is “bad for jobs, business, security, and our environment”.  

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Ed Davey - this looks a very bad deal

Speaking on BBC Breakfast Time on Boxing Day, Liberal Democrat leader, Ed Davey said "This looks a very bad deal"

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Ed Davey supporting UK citizens in Europe

Liberal Democrat Party Leader, Ed Davey, talks about the mess that Boris Johnson has made of coronavirus response and the EU negotiations. No one knows what will happen to UK citizens in Europe and European citizens in the UK. British businesses are being given no time at all to adjust to the new arrangements.

As Ed says "we should not be in this situation"

 

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LibDem Peers help defeat Government over Internal Market Bill

Liberal Democrat peers voted to remove the illegal aspects of the Internal Market Bill, with the Government being defeated by 268 votes and 259 votes on the two respective divisions.

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LibDem Peer Baron Oates speaks on behalf of British Citizens in EU

On 22 July, Johnny Oates, a liberal democrat member of the House of Lords spoke about the issues faced by British citizens living in the European Union and EU citizens living in the UK

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Covid-19 has exposed politics as not fit for purpose

The Liberal Democrats will today lead a debate in the House of Commons calling for a “radical overhaul” of Westminster politics, warning it is “not for purpose” to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
 
The debate - the first in the House of Commons chamber on electoral reform since 2016 – will be led by Liberal Democrat Constitutional Affairs spokesperson Wendy Chamberlain.

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Ed Davey - Extend EU Transition Now

Following the latest round of Brexit negotiations, Michel Barnier made it clear that there has been no significant progress on numerous issues including Level Playing Field commitments and fishing.

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Public would expect Brexit extension

Responding to reports of “very little progress" with the latest round of UK-EU trade talks, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey said:

“The Coronavirus crisis is leaving the most vulnerable at risk. Thousands of families will face financial hardship and people are rightly worried about their loved ones. 

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