We store cookies on your device to make sure we give you the best experience on this website. I'm fine with this - Turn cookies off
Switch to an accessible version of this website which is easier to read. (requires cookies)

Ed Davey - Ukraine

We should welcome those in need

As the horror continues to unfold in Ukraine, the generosity of our communities is inspiring, with local people willing to open their homes and their hearts.

However, frustration due to the red-tape and bureaucracy that people are facing as they offer support, is loudly condemned by Lib Dems in Teignbridge. The government's incompetence is now made worse by the Home Secretary's attempt to deal with the issue of refugees by sending them half a world away to Rwanda. We need less rhetoric and more action. Lord Harrington, Minister for Refugees, needs to make his mark and take action.

There is a stark contrast between the Government's response to this crisis and that of the Syrians and Afghans. Many refugees are still waiting for help, they cannot be forgotten.

The Government's reaction to this crisis simply does not reflect the compassion seen from the British people, both at home and on the border with Ukraine. Boris Johnson and Priti Patel are betraying refugees and the British people who are ready to welcome them with open arms.

We need to keep pushing the Government to do their bit.

Please help send Conservatives the message that we cannot turn our back on Ukraine.

https://change.libdems.org.uk/ukraine

Liberal Democrats see the best in things. We celebrate diversity and nonconformity and if something isn't working we try to fix it or we fight for reform. We are committed to representing local people and making sure your voices are heard.

"Changing Britain's Future: no one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity"
Liberal Democrat Constitution

Other News...

  • Scrap the price rise
    Article: Aug 9, 2022
    This is an emergency. We need bold and urgent action to help families pay their bills and heat their homes this winter.
    Join the campaign to cancel the planned rise in energy bills this October.
    Click here to add your name!
  • Flood
    Article: Aug 9, 2022
    As millions of people face hosepipe bans, water companies allow 2.4bn litres of water to leak away each day.
    If their bosses can't even bother to fix leaks, what have they done to deserve huge bonuses?
    Read the article by The Guardian here
  • Article: Aug 9, 2022
    By Liberal Democrats

    We need bold and urgent action to help families pay their bills and heat their homes this winter. There is no other choice.

    Families and pensioners across the country are in the grip of a cost-of-living crisis. We have already seen energy bills rise by £700 this year. They simply cannot afford another, even bigger rise of £1,400 in October.

  • Dentist
    Article: Aug 8, 2022
    Our NHS dental system is in tatters, with most surgeries closed to new patients and appointments near impossible to get.
    This Conservative Government is forcing people into costly private care and unsafe DIY dentistry. It can't go on.
    Read the article by The Guardian here
  • Recession
    Article: Aug 8, 2022
    "The Conservatives have crashed the economy and now neither Boris Johnson nor Nadhim Zahawi are anywhere to be found.
    "At a time of national crisis we deserve better than these shirkers."
    Read the article by The Mirror here
  • Mortgage
    Article: Aug 8, 2022
    This is a hammer blow to homeowners already struggling with skyrocketing bills.
    We have a Zombie Government: Johnson's clocked off and Truss and Sunak are completely clueless on how to solve the cost of living crisis.
    It's time for an immediate tax cut.
    Read the article by the Evening Standard here
  • Banks
    Article: Aug 5, 2022
    The Conservatives' recession is on the horizon and millions of people will suffer as a result.
    The British public will never forgive the Conservative party for their disastrous economic policies and tax hikes.
    Read teh article by the Evening Standard here
  • Gas meter reading
    Article: Aug 5, 2022
    This is a disaster.
    Not only is the average household facing a nearly £1,300 rise in bills this October, but they're now facing yet another rise in January.
    The government must step in to stop this increase of hardship over the winter.
    Read the article by The Guardian here