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54 BAME Parliamentary Candidates Selected for General Election

The Liberal Democrats have selected 54 Black, Asian or Minority ethnic Prospective Parliamentary Candidates for May’s general election.

Lib Dems new £3.5bn funds will make mental health services more accessible for Britain’s ethnic minorities

The Liberal Democrats would spend £3.5bn more over the next parliament on mental health care in England, thereby increasing accessibility for mental health services for Britain’s ethnic minorities, the party revealed today.

Liberal Democrat MP calls for a flexible cultural approach on term time holiday

The government should not ban children from holiday trips during term time, John Hemming MP has said.

Lib Dems urge Britain’s Black Community to register to vote ahead of general election

Just 59% of Black Africans and 72% of Black Caribbean citizens are registered to vote in the United Kingdom. This compares with 90% of White British voters.

Trio of Liberal Democrat MPs Celebrate Friendship with Tamil Community

Members of Parliament Tom Brake, Paul Burstow and Simon Hughes came together on Saturday evening to celebrate the launch of Tamil Friends of the Liberal Democrats.

Successful training weekend for Young Leaders held

11 young leaders from BAME backgrounds attended a training weekend where they exchanged with Baroness Meral Ece-Hussein and Simon Hughes MP.

Vince Cable urges young Muslims to take up apprenticeships

Just 0.7% of young Muslims aged 16-24 are currently undertaking apprenticeships, a study by the Muslim Council of Britain has revealed. This compares with 3.6% of the population as a whole.

EMLD joins local communities in welcoming Chinese New Year

Almost half a million people in the UK are set to celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year tomorrow evening.

EMLD Exec take part in National Visit My Mosque Day

Sunday 1st February 2015 was a National #VistMyMosque day, organized by the Muslim Council of Britain. This was a national event where British mosques opened their doors to the general public – to explore and engage in communication about Islam.

EMLD marks Holocaust Memorial Day

Tuesday 27th January marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, the site of the largest mass murder in history.