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The Liberal Democrat manifesto says legalising cannabis would raise £1bn for the Exchequer. Source: Reality Check: Could legalising cannabis raise £1bn? – BBC News The claim: The Liberal Democrat manifesto says that legalising cannabis would raise £1bn for the Exchequer. Reality Check verdict: £1bn seems like a reasonable estimate, although most of the figures used […]

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Labour’s NHS pledge is pie in the sky

by Jamie on 15 May, 2017

Labour’s NHS pledge is pie in the sky. By Norman Lamb on May 15, 2017 · This week Labour pledged an additional £37 billion of NHS funding, which sounds to me, as Shadow Health Secretary, like poorly-thought-out, pie in the sky policy. You can’t solve the crisis in our NHS and social care services by […]

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It’s time to take mental health seriously – find out how we do that here: Ending an historic injustice in mental health care Source: Ending an historic injustice in mental health care

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The impact of Brexit will contribute to a dramatic drop in real-terms pay this year, the Bank of England has warned, with average workers due to be left hundreds of pounds out of pocket. Inflation will be higher than pay growth, the Bank’s Governor Mark Carney predicted – marking the first year since 2013 that workers […]

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The Liberal Democrats will earmark £1bn in the party’s manifesto to tackle the “historic injustice” faced by people with mental ill health in an effort to cut waiting times and reduce the number of suicides, the party’s health spokesperson has announced.  It comes after Tim Farron, the Liberal Democrat leader, revealed last week his party, […]

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Tim Farron said “This is an average of £3 a week for the average earner in this country, so a pint of beer a week to pay for a health and social care service that will last us from cradle to grave.” The party says the move would raise around £6bn a year for health […]

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Health & Social Care

by Suzanna on 29 April, 2017

Liberal Democrats plans on protecting our NHSHealth & Social Care Source: Health & Social Care

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