Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Surviving or thriving? is the title of this year's Mental Health Awareness Week.

Run by the Mental Health Foundation - this Mental Health Awareness Week, 8-14 May 2017, looks at mental health from a new angle. Instead of looking at poor mental health it's taking a look at why more of us aren't thriving with good mental health.

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GVJ on the issues: Fox Hunting

Gerald Vernon-Jackson and the Liberal Democrats remain committed to the ban on fox hunting.

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£7 billion extra for schools under Liberal Democrat plans

The Liberal Democrats have announced they will invest nearly £7bn more in schools and colleges over the next parliament.

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Lib Dem Membership Hits All Time High

We’re thrilled to announce that the Lib Dems have hit our highest ever number of members, smashing our high watermark of 101,768 members in 1994.

In the two weeks since the general election was called, more than 14,000 new members have joined us.

Since last year’s European referendum, more than 50,000 members have joined; making nearly 70,000 since the 2015 general election.

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£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?


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