liberal democrats

Meet Jennie – Lib Dem MP Steve Darling's guide dog who's changing the face of politics
jennie the guide dog and mp steve darling
Politics

Meet Jennie – Lib Dem MP Steve Darling's guide dog who's changing the face of politics

Steve Darling, the Liberal Democrat MP for Torbay, is registered blind and has Jennie the guide dog to support him in parliament. The Big Issue sits down for breakfast with Darling and Jennie to chat about the importance of representation
This is the 'most disproportionate parliament in history'. Has the time come for electoral reform?
Electoral reform

This is the 'most disproportionate parliament in history'. Has the time come for electoral reform?

Keir Starmer promises 'national reset' after landslide Labour general election win
New prime minister Keir Starmer
General Election

Keir Starmer promises 'national reset' after landslide Labour general election win

From milkshakes to Ed Davey on a paddleboard: The most bizarre moments of the 2024 general election
General election 2024

From milkshakes to Ed Davey on a paddleboard: The most bizarre moments of the 2024 general election

Should care experience be a protected characteristic? Care leavers speak out on status debate
Children's social care

Should care experience be a protected characteristic? Care leavers speak out on status debate

This is what would happen if the Liberal Democrats became the official opposition
General election 2024

This is what would happen if the Liberal Democrats became the official opposition

“We’ve got some extra support in”: Ed Davey tells the Big Issue how he’s balancing campaigning and caring
Press Release

“We’ve got some extra support in”: Ed Davey tells the Big Issue how he’s balancing campaigning and caring

Lib Dem leader Ed Davey on fighting Tories and stress of benefits system for his disabled son
General Election 2024

Lib Dem leader Ed Davey on fighting Tories and stress of benefits system for his disabled son

Starmer promises to “be as bold as Attlee” in Big Issue exclusive challenging leaders on poverty crisis
Press Release

Starmer promises to “be as bold as Attlee” in Big Issue exclusive challenging leaders on poverty crisis

Election 2024: Starmer, Sunak, Swinney and Davey tell us how they'd end Britain's poverty crisis
Sunak, Davey, Swinney and Starmer
General election 2024

Election 2024: Starmer, Sunak, Swinney and Davey tell us how they'd end Britain's poverty crisis

The homelessness crisis cannot continue: Are the major parties' promises enough to tackle it?
homelessness
Rick Henderson

The homelessness crisis cannot continue: Are the major parties' promises enough to tackle it?

Benefits, bills and safe routes for refugees: All the issues the major parties aren't talking about
Sunak and Starmer debate
General election 2024

Benefits, bills and safe routes for refugees: All the issues the major parties aren't talking about

There's no debate – Britain's disabled people are in the grip of a social care emergency
Men in England's poorest areas can expect to live to 73, 10 years fewer than in richer areas.
Mikey Erhardt

There's no debate – Britain's disabled people are in the grip of a social care emergency

The Lib Dems don't go far enough – we need free meals for all school children, campaigners say
Stock image of children eating out of lunchboxes to illustrate an article about free school meals
General election 2024

The Lib Dems don't go far enough – we need free meals for all school children, campaigners say