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A good summary of plans for a stronger economy, a fairer society and opportunities for everyone.
Last Thursday, the Liberal Democrats released the first page of our manifesto and our five priorities for the next Parliament. 

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Olly Grender gives a bite size introduction to the top five priorities for the Liberal Democrats in May's general election.
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This system of voting would improve our politics and make parties look at working together, to help gain a second preference. The old fashioned system of voting, encourages people to vote against who they want to stop rather than for who they actually really want.

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Quando algumas pessoas não acreditam em um DEUS espiritual, o PAPA FRANCISCO, fala no deus dinheiro, para despertar  no leigo a coragem, força, esperança, presente na vida das pessoas, mas que às vezes a aparência fica cega pela falta de oportunidades 
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Snakes and Ladders certainly has its ups and downs.... I guess tic tac toe (noughts and crosses) and thermo nuclear war have been done by AIs before... So that reduced the options available.... although Go, Nine Men's Morris, Othello and Mah Jong might have been interesting... Although watching the machine it seems to like playing 'it' or 'fetch' by proxy...
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Celebrating when Dad saves the day!
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So is politics becoming fashionable...

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Stopping students from having unlimited tuition fees as labour and conservatives had both planned this otherwise...

Stopping these 17 Tory plans...

When Labour (your infographic) and Conservatives (see ) both accuse LibDems of being too right and too left respectively then the moderates shot by both sides are doing the correct thing moderating policies with common sense rather than ideology which says the left or the right have a monopoly on truth...

where the f...k you been? +Liberal Democrats​ apart from spreading horseshit on +LBC​ 
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More needs to be said of the contributions of immigrants, including their creation of additional jobs and a stronger Economy. Their diversity helps us to understand ourselves better and build a fairer society. On average the people who've got the drive to come here, then go on to create more opportunities for everyone... We are stronger together.

Liberal Democrats Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the people of Scarborough and Whitby.

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+Tom Cloyd Says the guy arguing for an open-door to the U.K. when he lives in a 90% white area in the U.S.A. Fucking priceless.
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Tuition Fees: In reality this is now a graduate tax

Interesting link to see the details of the policy, rather than sound bites...
You pay nothing upfront, you repay less per month than under Labour, and university admissions are up. Find out the truth about tuition fees.
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China please stop repatriating North Korean's back to North Korea while it's régime puts its ideology before protecting peoples lives.

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Scarborough and Whitby's Liberal Democrats Parliamentary Candidate for May 2015. A cross sector leader and community campaigner, putting people at the heart of policy.
Mike Beckett has a heart ♡ for people putting them and their experience at the center of what he does. Mike wants to connect with individual persons who can help him add value to the lives of the public as both an entrepreneur and politician. Mike is passionate for pragmatic ways to innovate and improve outcomes for society and has a driving work ethic to achieve excellence.

Mike lives in ⌘ North Yorkshire with his wife, cat and two dogs and likes politics, with an abiding interest in the Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom, as an internationalist he also follows the EU and ALDE, the UN and the international community. I particularly like Mennonite and also Moravian, Anabaptist, Orthodox and Celtic expressions of Christianity. A proponent of subsidiarity, Local Exchange Trading Systems, Credit Unions, mutually owned cooperatives, rights with responsibility, personal & corporate ethics and caring for business in general as productivity and trade can help bring economic stability and foster peace. Mike is active in the voluntary and community sector as he likes to contribute to Civil Society making our Society bigger and better for everyone.

Mike has worked as a cross sector leader with a portfolio career, for example in the (NHS) National Health Service, as a homeless shelter manager, a (CAB) Citizens Advice Bureau manager, the Executive Director and Company Secretary of a local Mind charitable company and as the Trust Administrator for the Mennonite Trust. At University of London, Goldsmith College he read Politics with Economics.

Mike is a progressive cooperator with a belief in the need to engage with all people involved in Community Politics, Social Policy, Ethics, Business and Commerce, Economics, Governance and Public Affairs. Mike believes corporate governance is essential, with monitoring through internal audit procedures, supervision and total quality management systems.

Michael Beckett is standing for Parliament in May 2015 for Whitby and Scarborough. Mike trained with the Institute of Directors (IoD) and in December 2011 achieved the Diploma in Company Direction, having earlier that year received a Distinction in the Certificate in Company Direction. Mike is committed to continuing professional development and implementing ethical decisions.

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In 2011 Mike received a Certificate in Company Direction with Distinction from the Institute of Directors (IoD) progressing to achieve the IoD Diploma in Company Direction. In June 2010 as Executive Director of York and District Mind the charity was rated by the Social Return On Investment network for the RBS SE100 index ranking the social enterprise as 69th in the UK overall and 35th in terms of impact, in Yorkshire and Humber region 6th overall and 3rd in terms of impact. More info:
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  • Leeds Metropolitan University
    Certificate in Company Direction - Institute of Directors (IoD) with Distinction, 2011 - 2011
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