Conservatives are reinventing Dad's Army at Britain's ports
The Liberal Democrats have warned that plans for volunteer border guards would expose Britain's soft underbelly in the fight against terrorism and organised crime.
The Home Office has confirmed proposals for “border force special volunteers” at small air and sea ports, who would be unpaid and have no powers to interrogate or arrest suspects.
Blue passports have already cost £721 per person - Brake
Responding to news that blue passports will make a comeback following Brexit, Tom Brake, Liberal Democrat Brexit Spokesperson, said:
“Brexit means the cost of flights going up, holidays becoming more expensive and UK citizens losing the right to live and work freely in Europe. But at least we get a blue passport.
Cable on Adonis resignation: Conservative hard Brexit pushed a good man to quit - but Lib Dems will work with him to stop government recklessness
Lord Andrew Adonis has resigned as the government's infrastructure tsar because of the Conservatives' mishandling of Brexit.
Responding, Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable said:
"Lord Adonis is one of the most thoughtful politicians around. This is why he has so many friends and political admirers beyond the Labour Party.
Letter from UK business leaders shows need for clarity and certainty - Cable
Commenting on the letter from UK business leaders to David Davis calling for a Brexit transition deal, Vince Cable, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, said:
“Uncertainty is toxic for business and is already having a serious effect on investment.
Delays to EU Withdrawal Bill make Southern Rail look punctual
Responding to reports the EU Withdrawal Bill will be delayed again, Liberal Democrat Brexit Spokesperson Tom Brake said:
“The delays to this Bill make Southern Rail look punctual.