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PC14 - New Government
#11
We know what the people want because they told us in 2016, they voted to leave the European Union, they reaffirmed that decision when they voted overwhelmingly for pro-Brexit parties in both 2019 elections. The decision on the ballot paper should not leave open the possibility of remaining in the European Union, the public rejected that eventuality in 2016, it should be a referendum on leaving under Labour's terms without the threat that this could all be thrown out should they not vote for it.
The Hon Dylan Macmillan MP
North East Bedfordshire 2015 - Present

Chancellor of the Exchequer: 2020 - Present

Chair of the Justice Select Committee: 2019 - 2020
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#12
They voted overwhelmingly for pro-People's Vote parties in both 2019 elections too. You can't cherrypick the parts of the election that you like and don't like. A People's Vote isn't just for Remainers. If you trust that the British people still back Brexit, if you want Brexit to be delivered in a way that can bring the whole country on board, then a People's Vote is the only way to clear the air, settle those vexing doubts, and prove what option forward still enjoys democratic legitimacy.
Grant Smith
Liberal Democrat MP for Leeds North West (2005-present)

Media Unknown, Constituency Appeal, Campaign Organiser, Fundraiser Extraordinaire 
Previously: Sir Lachlan Domnhall Coinneach Duncan MacMahon; Graham Adiputera; I think I played some dull Labour bloke at one point
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#13
I am happy to apologise to the British public. I'll apologise on behalf of the political class at large that it has taken so long for the public to get a government that is willing to walk the walk on reform, progress and the economy. That it has taken so long to put ink to paper on a project that will give our serving men and women the technologicaly capabilities they need to protect this country. It's apparent that the Tories are so ashamed of their near decade of inaction on defence that they have decided to 'play the man, not the ball'. But the 'ball' here is meaningful progress for our armed forces. I will not apologise for doing something others have failed consistently to do: improve the British Army. The British public will be ultimate arbiter of this government's performance in delivering for the troops.
Joseph "Joe" Quinn MP (LAB) 
Member for Birmingham Ladywood (2010-)
Secretary of State for Defence
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#14
Under the terms of the new coalition agreement, Liberal Democrats will continue to serve at the highest levels of government. I want to draw particular attention to the reappointment of Sarah Olney to the position of Minister of State for Europe. It is crucial that, for as long as we remain a member of the EU, we continue playing a leadership position within it and using our place within the EU to advance international leadership on issues such as the climate crisis, the future of work, humanitarian disasters, and transnational crime. The Liberal Democrats understand this, and will continue making the case that our position within Europe is a positive thing. 
Grant Smith
Liberal Democrat MP for Leeds North West (2005-present)

Media Unknown, Constituency Appeal, Campaign Organiser, Fundraiser Extraordinaire 
Previously: Sir Lachlan Domnhall Coinneach Duncan MacMahon; Graham Adiputera; I think I played some dull Labour bloke at one point
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#15
Under this government we will see promises broken and the British public betrayed, this government will be an abject failure. Let’s be clear here - this is not a government that will last 5 years, it won’t even last one year because it is made up of a coalition of misfits. Labour will not be able to deliver on their promises because they would have had to compromise to do a deal with the junior coalition partner. This government just will not be able to function.
Harold Saxon - Conservative and Unionist Party

Leader of The Opposition
Member of Parliament for North East Somerset
Deputy Prime Minister (February 2019 - June 2019)
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#16
It'll last longer than the last Conservative government did, I can say that much.
Grant Smith
Liberal Democrat MP for Leeds North West (2005-present)

Media Unknown, Constituency Appeal, Campaign Organiser, Fundraiser Extraordinaire 
Previously: Sir Lachlan Domnhall Coinneach Duncan MacMahon; Graham Adiputera; I think I played some dull Labour bloke at one point
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#17
If the last term was about laying the strong foundations, this term is about one simple thing; delivering.

Expect to see the promises we made to the public through the Queen's Speech, through the budget, and again at the election being turned into real action.

Expect to see climate change made a top priority after ten years of neglect. Expect to see full fibre broadband in every home and business by 2025. Expect to see an economy that is fairer, stronger and works for everybody. Expect to see public services properly supported; ringfenced NHS funding, caps on class sizes and free care for 2 year olds. Expect to see a fair immigration system, more funding for police forces and evidence-based action on radicalisation.

Expect to see an end to austerity, to cuts, to caps, to pay freezes, bedroom taxes and a halt to the rollout of Universal Credit.

And abroad, expect to see a people's vote on our future with Europe, a Brexit that protects the Union, and a Government restoring our credibility with our neighbours. This Government said it before, said it during the campaign and we're saying it again now; we're just getting started.

As Secretary of State, I think the new government will mean a great deal for the future prosperity of Northern Ireland. It will mean a fairer, stronger economy that works for all. It will mean no border between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK, it will mean investment in services, and it will mean a dedication to rule out a double border with Ireland.

We will work with all parties across all communities, not just within the bounds treaties tell us to, but reaching out beyond to ensure our work to improve life across the whole of the UK doesn't just work for Westminster, but works for each Nation too.
James 'Jim' Kennedy MP
Home Secretary
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
MP for Wansbeck (2010-) | Labour and Cooperative
Traits: Media Darling, Backbench Favourite, Finite Resources
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#18
Naked partisanship, "shameless pork barrel politics", and trying to overturn the largest democratic mandate in British history - it looks like the government is carrying on the way they were when they were in opposition. The Prime Minister and others accused us of playing politics with our national defence when we tried to pass an amendment to their programme to ensure that Trident remained a priority, something which they refused to accept and voted down. Now, the Defence Secretary has disgraced himself with using defence procurement as a weapon to target individual MPs with, playing politics with our national defence to the extent even his own civil servants are briefing against him in the papers. It doesn't exactly add credibility to the claim that this is a stable government. And when it comes to Brexit, they can't be trusted either. Whilst we've yet to see any progress being made towards a deal, with no effort made to negotiate one over the short term of the last Parliament, we now know that it'll be that deal or nothing at all. For a woman who took some objection to the phrase "my way or the highway," that seems to be what Caroline Blakesley is offering the British people: and that is no People's Vote, it's a slap in the face.


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The government hypocrisy seems to see no end when it comes to targeting myself either. Certain Labour ministers have been mouthing off about our new Shadow Regional Team, saying that we have been demoting the devolved nations when in fact we have added a new minister for each of the devolved regions, on top of me as Shadow Union Secretary. But now we see in the new Cabinet that the government has taken their anti-Brexit agenda further, with Caroline Flint now Minister of State for Exiting the EU, instead of Secretary of State. I am a great believer in judging actions over words, and Labour's actions here couldn't be clearer: they don't consider Brexit important enough to have a Cabinet Minister dedicated to it. From that, we can only assume that they couldn't care less about securing a good deal to force on the British people.
Julia Goldman
Shadow Secretary of State for Scoltand
Shadow Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Growth
Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities
Member of Parliament for Dumfries and Galloway (2019 - present)
Scottish Conservative and Unionist

Media Darling/Campaigning Guru/Socially Unaware
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#19
It is all well and good to talk down the achievements of a government of nine years - one responsible for the balancing of Britain’s books, the introduction of same sex marriage, the creation of hundreds of thousands of new apprentiships, and much, much more - but we must now see some actual leadership - or frankly any qualities of any kind - from the Labour benches. It will not do to be a ‘Twitter Government’ obsessed with appeasing the minutiaes of their followings with supposedly quick quips. If they are so determined on holding power at all costs - even at the expense of the Brexit this country voted for - then they must at the very least wield it. The nightmare on Downing Street now has the opportunity to deliver its vision of Britain - however shambolic that may be.
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#20
I'm pleased to see the Climate Change Act again being the first piece of legislation brought forward by this government. We in the Liberal Democrats are proud of championing green issues, and any government that we are part of will take the climate crisis seriously. This bill is an important step in putting us on the path to net zero and ensures we are global leaders in rigorous emissions reductions targets, power sector decarbonisation, and reskilling and retraining workers for green jobs. Sir Ed Davey's leadership at the Department for Environment, Energy and Climate Change will go a long way towards ensuring this government leaves behind a better planet for our children. 
Grant Smith
Liberal Democrat MP for Leeds North West (2005-present)

Media Unknown, Constituency Appeal, Campaign Organiser, Fundraiser Extraordinaire 
Previously: Sir Lachlan Domnhall Coinneach Duncan MacMahon; Graham Adiputera; I think I played some dull Labour bloke at one point
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