Govt must urgently fix free childcare website
Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Secretary Layla Moran has asked an urgent question in Parliament following reports that the government's free childcare website has suffered from problems that have meant parents have been blocked from accessing free childcare
Commenting Layla Moran said:
Report shows prisons still failing badly
Commenting on the annual report of the Chief Inspector of Prisons, Liberal Democrat Shadow Home Secretary Ed Davey said: "This report reveals the appalling state of our prisons - the worst we have seen in modern times. It highlights this Government’s inability to tackle rising levels of violence, self-harm and deaths." East Surrey's MP Sam Gymiah is a Junior Minister for Prisons and has not commented.
Rudd’s Drugs Strategy won’t work - Lib Dems
The 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.