Adult social care crisis reveals appalling failure of government
Commenting on reports that more than 900 adult social care workers a day quit their job in England last year, Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat Shadow Health Secretary, said: "This is an appalling failure by the government. The NHS and the care system is lurching from crisis to crisis.
Prison report shows Justice Secretary failing badly
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has responded to a damning report from the chief inspector of prisons that Guys Marsh jail in Dorset has failed to improve following a similarly highly critical report six months ago. East Surrey MP Sam Gyimiah is a junior Minister for Prisons.
Increasing homophobic brutality in Russia horrifying
Commenting on reports that Chechnya has opened concentration camps for gay men, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary spokesman for East Surrey Cllr David Lee said:
“These reports from Chechnya are truly horrifying, and represent an extreme manifestation of increasing homophobic brutality and intolerance in Putin’s Russia.