A report by the Nuffield Trust has found the NHS could face a bill of almost half a billion pounds if retired British people currently living in other EU countries decide to return to the UK because their access to healthcare abroad is withdrawn after Brexit.
The report also calculates that care homes and home-care agencies could end up as many as 70,000 staff short by 2025/26, if migration of unskilled workers from the EU is halted after Brexit.
1) “How dare she call an election and then run away from the debate.”
2) He brought the house down with his invitation to the audience: "make yourself a brew. You're not worth Theresa May's time. Don't give her yours."
3) Tim received a loud cheer when he took on UKIP’s Paul Nuttall for demonising immigrants, recalling the man who was racially abused on his way home after working 50 hours to treat victims of the Manchester bombing. “He was a doctor. That is what happens,” he thundered “when you demonise immigrants.”
4) He told Jeremy Corbyn that he wouldn’t have the money to improve public services because Corbyn’s Labour traipsed through the division lobbies supporting the Conservatives and UKIP on Brexit.
Tim Farron has called on Theresa May to stop keeping voters in the dark and defend her policies in tonight's debate.
The chief executive of British Airways, Alex Cruz, today said he is "profusely" sorry for an IT meltdown he revealed has disrupted 75,000 passengers' flights. But the Liberal Democrats are pointing out the scheme that allows passengers to claim compensation could be put at risk due to the Tory extreme Brexit.
15 Questions the Tories won't answer - Farron
Today, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has laid down 15 questions for the Conservatives to answer on the big issues of national security, schools, health and social care, welfare and their manifesto. He has attacked the Conservatives for ‘hiding their real agenda from the public.’
Clegg: May should take her inspiration from Jamie Oliver not Oliver Twist
Nick Clegg has warned today (Saturday 27th May) that Theresa May's plans to scrap free school lunches could hit children's health by depriving hundreds of thousands of pupils of their 5-a-day
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has published a damning analysis of the Labour and Conservative manifestos, saying that neither party “has set out an honest set of choices.”
It says plans in the Conservative manifesto could do "serious damage" to the quality of public services such as the NHS and schools, while Labour's tax rises may not raise anything like the tax revenues they have claimed.
Tim Farron, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, has launched a national movement calling on people, irrespective of their party affiliation, to stop the Conservatives’ planned Dementia Tax.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies has analysed Theresa May's plans for social care and concluded that “the Conservative plan makes no attempt to deal with the fundamental challenge of social care funding.”