£6bn a year extra for the NHS

This week, we've have announced our first election manifesto commitment; we will invest an extra £6bn a year in our NHS & Social Care system.

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A Great Day at the May Fayre

The Annual Fratton May Fayre in the setting of historic St. Mary's Church was buzzing. Lots of stalls and 1000s local residents. Gerald Vernon-Jackson and Portsmouth Lib Dems were out in strength chatting with local people.

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GVJ on the Issues: The Environment


GVJ on the Issues: Pensions


Tim Farron tells us why he's supporting Gerald Vernon-Jackson


Benefit cuts and Brexit squeeze to leave 3 million families £2,500 worse off

Planned benefit cuts by the Conservative government combined with soaring inflation will leave nearly 3 million working households an average of £2,500 a year worse off, according to analysis by the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Lib Dem Leader Outlines Plans to Tackle Homelessness

The Liberal Democrats have committed to ending the scandal of rough sleeping in Britain, as the Homelessness Reduction Bill enters into force today.

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100,000 Members

The Liberal Democrat membership surge is about to take the party to a landmark 100,000 members – thanks to a staggering 12,500 joining since Theresa May announced the snap General Election last Tuesday.

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The Lib Dem Plan for Britain In Europe

Liberal Democrats believe that the British people should have their say on the final Brexit deal in a referendum. Voting for a departure is not the same as voting for a destination. British people have a right to have their say on whether the deal they are offered is the right one for them, their families, their communities and our country.

The Liberal Democrats remain a proudly pro-European party. Following the referendum, we are setting out clear answers to some of the big questions and what we think should happen next.

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Gerald Vernon-Jackson Supports Local High Streets


General Election 2017 - We are ready. Are you?


UPDATE: Off The Record

For many young people having someone to talk to is really important. Problems at school or college, problems in families and problems understanding relationships are all common. For some young people these problems can be too much and they need someone to listen to them.

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Fratton Lib Dems Defend Trees

Fratton Lib Dem Campaigner Stuart Brown and Councillor Dave Ashmore, were recently alerted by residents, who were concerned about tree-felling in Kingston Cemetery.

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Keep the Yomper in Eastney

The Royal Marine's Museum is closing this spring and a local petition, run by local residents, has collected over 5,000 signatures (online & offline) to keep the Yomper (a statue of a Royal Marine from the Falklands conflict) in Eastney. The petition can be found at: https://www.change.org/p/professor-dominic-tweddle-keep-the-yomper-on-our-seafront.

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Eastney & Craneswater Campaigner Tracy McClure Hits The Ground Running

Experienced, now recently retired Probation Officer and mum to two teenagers with a husband serving with the Royal Navy, Tracy McClure has joined our local Eastney & Craneswater Lib Dem campaign team.

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