Letting agents fees to be banned after pressure from Liberal Democrats

Letting agents fees to be banned after pressure from Liberal Democrats

Letting agents fees look set to be banned in this year Queen's Speech following pressure from the Liberal Democrats. The fees cost on average £223 per tenancy but under the new plans they will be banned and tenants will be given the opportunity to recover illegal fees imposed upon them. Lib Dem ...

Read More

Jo Swinson is new Lib Dem Deputy Leader

Jo Swinson is new Lib Dem Deputy Leader

  Jo Swinson has been elected unanimously as Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats. The result was announced on Tuesday evening at the Liberal Democrat parliamentary party meeting. Jo will continue in her role as Liberal Democrat Shadow Foreign Secretary. Jo said: "I am very proud to have been e...

Read More

Theresa May drops plans to snatch free school meals after Lib Dem pressure

Theresa May drops plans to snatch free school meals after Lib Dem pressure

Theresa May is reported to have dropped plans to scrap free school lunches for infant pupils from tomorrow's Queen's Speech. It comes after the Liberal Democrats strongly criticised the Conservatives during the election campaign over the plans which would have deprived 1.7 million children of f...

Read More

Surrey Conservatives forced to scrap unnecessary £192K Cabinet Associate post

Surrey Conservatives forced to scrap unnecessary £192K Cabinet Associate post

Liberal Democrat county councillors in Surrey have welcomed the news that the Conservative-administration at County Hall has finally agreed to scrap the 4 Cabinet Associate posts which have so far cost the tax payer nearly two hundred thousand pounds since they were introduced. Liberal Democrats...

Read More

Sharp fall in EU nurses coming to UK

Sharp fall in EU nurses coming to UK

  There has been a sharp fall in nurses from EU countries registering to work in the NHS, new figures have revealed. The Health Service Journal reports that monthly statistics show the number of EU nurses registering with the NMC to work in the UK peaked at 1,304 in July 2016, a month after the r...

Read More

Your new team of Liberal Democrat MPs

Your new team of Liberal Democrat MPs

Thank you for your support - this is your new team!   Thank you to everyone who has helped to elect these Liberal Democrats MPs: Tom Brake, CarshaltonVince Cable, TwickenhamAlistair Carmichael, Orkney and ShetlandEdward Davey, Kingston and SurbitonTim Farron, Westmorland and LonsdaleWera Hobhous...

Read More

Lib Dems offer ‘father's month’ of paid parental leave for new fathers

Lib Dems offer ‘father's month’ of paid parental leave for new fathers

  As part of the coalition, I was proud to introduce the original Shared Parental Leave programme. The Lib Dems campaigned hard for this transformational policy, that allows parents – instead of the Government – to choose how they share their childcare. Parents across the UK have already benefitt...

Read More

About

South East Region exists to carry out campaigns activities, offer support to our parliamentary members, provide training and mentoring for our dedicated activists. We also co-ordinate voluntary efforts across the region and run an annual conference for all SE members. Read more