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The Lib Dems have vowed to end rough sleeping within five years

Posted On: 17 Sep 2019   |   Posted By: The Big Issue

A new policy came out of the Liberal Democrats' conference in Bournemouth that raised a few eyebrows - no not that one , we're talking about their vow to end rough sleeping inside five years.
Party members backed motion “F10: A Fairer Share for All” last week which outlined how the Jo Swinson-led party plan to tackle poverty should they get in to power in the looming general election.
The Lib Dems' change of policy on Brexit attracted the most headlines following their switch from backing a people's vote and second referendum to saying they will halt the UK's EU withdrawal altogether if they are given the nod when the public goes to the polls.
The LibDems are growing because we are now the clear rallying point for those who want an open, fair and inclusive society.
- Jo Swinson September 16, 2019
That somewhat took the attention off their poverty-preventing plans.
Former party leader Tim Farron outlined how the Lib Dems will commit to spending £5bn every year to “make the benefits system work...

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