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Black and minority ethnic Britons ‘worse off’ after budget

The Conservative budget risks widening Britain’s racial divide by making millions of minority ethnic people poorer at a faster rate than their white counterparts, a study has found.

EMLD Leadership Hustings – 30th June, 2015

   This may not have been the largest audience that Tim Farron and Norman Lamb has faced, but it was certainly one of the most challenging.

Issan Ghazni awarded an MBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Ethnic Minority Liberal Democrats are pleased to announce that our former Chair, Issan Ghazni, has received an MBE for services to politics and the public.

Clegg emphasises importance of tackling Boko Haram

Nick Clegg has written in the Nigerian Watch newspaper this week, making a robust case for voting Liberal Democrat, showing what we can bring to a coalition – as well as outlining our commitment to international aid.

Liberal Democrats announce £150m carer package

A £150m package for Britain’s half a million black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) carers was announced by the Liberal Democrats today as part of their Disability Manifesto.

“The failure to learn foreign languages undermines business” – Tom Brake

Three-quarters of British adults cannot hold a conversation in a foreign language, research by the British Council has found. In comparison, just over half of Europeans are able to hold a conversation in at least one additional language.

Asian business leaders back Liberal Democrats to return to Government

The country and economy would benefit from having Lib Dems in Government again, a letter published by the Financial Times signed by more than 50 business leaders has said.

Liberal Democrats launch BAME manifesto to tackle discrimination and boost job opportunities

Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats Nick Clegg has announced today that the party will boost job opportunities and tackle discrimination for Britain’s black, Asian and other minority ethnic (BAME) communities.

“We’ll outlaw caste discrimination” – Clegg

The Liberal Democrats have become the only party to explicitly set out plans to outlaw caste discrimination in their manifesto. The party wants to give caste recognition legal recognition on level footing with other protected characteristics.

EMLD joins local communities in Vaisakhi celebrations

Almost half a million people in the UK are set to take part in Vaisakhi celebrations this weekend.