norman lamb croppedThe Liberal Democrats have criticised the Government's launch of a new Drugs Strategy, saying it will do nothing to reduce dependency.

Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat Shadow Health Secretary, said:

“The Drugs Strategy won’t work. It totally fails to address a key problem, treating drug dependence as a criminal justice issue rather than a health one. It should have been announced by the Health Secretary, not the Home Secretary.

Vince Cable MPCommenting on Philip Hammond's refusal to deny that he said public sector workers were "overpaid" Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Vince Cable said:

tom brake mp 14Responding to the news that the owners of the Southern rail have been fined £13.4m for poor performance, Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington Tom Brake said: