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Leadership Timetable Announced
Leadership Timetable Announced 800 450 Wera Hobhouse

The election is happening this summer, finishing in August 2020.

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Fund Local Government
Fund Local Government 800 450 Wera Hobhouse

For too long, the Tories have starved local government of funding. This has to end so they can fight coronavirus.

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Watch: The UK’s Coronavirus Response
Watch: The UK’s Coronavirus Response 800 450 Wera Hobhouse

We are a first world country. If Germany can do testing and tracing, then so should we.

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Dangerous Mixed Messages
Dangerous Mixed Messages 800 450 Wera Hobhouse

By easing the lockdown too early, sending mixed messages, and changing the national information slogans from red to green, the Government is risking lives.

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Civil Liberties and the NHS App
Civil Liberties and the NHS App 800 450 Wera Hobhouse

We can’t yet trust that the NHS Coronavirus Tracing App does what it says on the tin.

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Local Response to Coronavirus
Local Response to Coronavirus 800 450 Wera Hobhouse

The coronavirus has spread fear and uncertainty throughout our country. However, there has also been a wonderful response of community spirit.

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The Opposition Must do its Job and Hold the Tories’ Feet to the Fire
The Opposition Must do its Job and Hold the Tories’ Feet to the Fire 800 450 Wera Hobhouse

The government responds to pressure. Herd immunity was overturned by the force of political and public opposition. We must now do the same for PPE, for testing, and improve our response to this crisis.

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Civil Liberties and Ending the Lockdown
Civil Liberties and Ending the Lockdown 800 450 Wera Hobhouse

In the weeks ahead, as the government seeks to loosen the lockdown while containing the COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely to introduce measures that in ordinary times would constitute serious violations of our civil liberties.

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