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Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 @ 5:36PM

General Election Brings Great Opportunity For Lib Dems

Well  despite having planned for it we didn’t really think it would happen but Libs Dems say bring it on!  I was in Manchester helping with by election when the General Election was announced by Theresa May. Here’s me with Liz Leffman our Winey Candidate and Jane Brophy our Manchester…

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Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 @ 5:11PM

Brexit: Why Freedom of Movement Restrictions Will Impact on the Creative Industries

Here is a piece I wrote for the House Magazine recently. Freedom of Movement and the Creative industries  Our creative industries are of ever growing importance to the UK economy quite apart from their cultural value. Worth £87bn to the UK economy, they are growing three times as fast as…

Saturday, January 21st, 2017 @ 11:36AM

Libs Dem Demand Top Table for Creative Industries

The Lib Dem DCMS Team recently led a debate on the impact of Brexit on the Creative Industries  Here is how I introduced it : Last July, when I took part in the two-day debate on the outcome of the European Union referendum, I talked about the implications of Brexit…

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