WATCH: Liberal Democrats Autumn Conference 2016

The Liberal Democrats are the real voice of opposition to this Brexit government and will continue to fight to ensure that Britain is open, tolerant and united.

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MEPs call for an end to the ivory trade in historic vote

The European Parliament has voted to support a global ban on the ivory trade ahead of a major international conference that will discuss how to save elephants from extinction.

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Bid to save easy travel to continent for millions of holidaymakers in Kent

Catherine Bearder MEP will be fighting to ensure British holidaymakers still enjoy free, visa-free travel across Europe.

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Australian Trade Minister tells MEPs EU trade deal prioritised over UK

Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo has today told MEPs that a free trade deal between Australia and the EU will be prioritised over any trade negotiations with the UK. He said he expects trade negotiations to begin with the EU in the second half of next year, whereas discussions with the UK are at least two and half years away.

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Liberal Democrats launch plan for Britain in Europe

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The Liberal Democrats today demanded that the British people be given the right to vote on the government’s negotiated Brexit deal, making them the only party with a comprehensive plan for Britain’s relationship with Europe.

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WATCH: Catherine Bearder MEP speaks at the March for Europe Rally in London

On September 3rd, I joined thousands of people at the March for Europe. Lib Dems believe it is vital to keep fighting for an Open, Tolerant and United Britain. We will be the real voice of opposition to the Conservative Brexit Government.

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Catherine Bearder MEP report on the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking

key_catherine_face.pngCatherine Bearder MEP presented her report on the EU's Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking to the European Parliament's Environment Committee.

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Bees must be protected after Brexit through UK neonics ban

Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder has urged the government to protect bees and other pollinating insects by keeping in place an EU ban on neonicotinoids post-Brexit.

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Lib Dems tell the Government to wake up and smell the coffee

Every year in the UK 2.5 billion coffee cups are thrown away and only 1 in 400 of these recycled. Many of these discarded cups litter our streets, lay as waste in the countryside and even end up floating in the oceans.

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Lib Dems call on Andrea Leadsom to ban microbeads in UK

The Liberal Democrats have written to Andrea Leadsom the new Environment Secretary calling on her to introduce a ban on the use of microbeads in cosmetic products. 

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