The Liberal Democrats can move forward in “leaps and bounds” by taking advantage of the divisions with the Tories and Labour, Sir Vince Cable said.
Sir Vince Cable will say the Liberal Democrats are on a mission to go from “protest back to power” as he addresses the party’s spring conference just days after setting out the timetable for his departure.
MPs will “kill off” any prospect of a no-deal Brexit in crucial House of Commons votes next week, the Liberal Democrat leader has predicted.
Liberal Democrats will make a fresh attempt to persuade MPs to back a second Brexit referendum – with leader Sir Vince Cable reaching out to members of the new Independent Group for support.
Leave voters backed Brexit because they wanted to “reduce the number of different coloured faces on their street”, a Liberal Democrat MSP said.
Jo Swinson has called on members of the new Independent Group of MPs to work with the Liberal Democrats to “change our country for the better”.
The SNP have learned nothing from watching Theresa May’s attempts to negotiate a deal to leave the European Union, according to the Lib Dems’ deputy leader.
Medics in Scotland’s biggest cities have treated victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) on more than 230 occasions over the last two years, according to newly-uncovered figures.
There is a “real chance of a significant group” of Labour MPs breaking away from the party and if that happens the Liberal Democrats “will work with them in some form”, Sir Vince Cable has claimed.
The Scottish Greens have warned they cannot support the Government’s proposed budget as it stands, saying it would be “damaging” for local services across the country.