Rent-to-own scheme one of key planks of Lib Dem manifesto

They would also scrap the planned expansion of grammar schools and repeal the rule all new state-funded schools should be free schools.

"Theresa May is not as awful as Trump, but this politics of nastiness, of making life harder for disabled people, of underfunding the NHS to a drastic degree, no housing for most young people. So the fact that they have the commitment to do that and to give the pupils those sort of opportunities is something I've always welcomed".

Budding entrepreneurs setting up their own business will get a £100-a-week allowance to help with living costs if the Liberal Democrats are in government.

The Liberal Democrats said a system is needed that supports farmers, ensures food production, and protects the environment.

Mr Farron said the drug was a "gateway to harder drugs", and "if you brick up that gateway by making sure that people who are buying cannabis are only buying it from a regulated source then you take away the option to go into harder drugs".

The Liberal Democrats' latest manifesto, due for release tomorrow evening, also includes full costings for its plan to pump £7 billion of extra spending into education. The Britain I love is one where we are decent to each other.

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"But we are where we are, we have to move on - I hope people will trust the sincerity that some of us have tried to show in the party, because it is genuine".

At the Royal College of Nursing's annual conference in Liverpool today, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron revealed some of the party's major pledges affecting nursing during a keynote speech. That's why I was really pleased that we had such a strong performance here in North Cornwall in the local elections.

Former Lib Dem resource minster Dan Rogerson is attempting to regain the North Cornwall constituency after losing his seat to the Conservatives in the 2015 General Election.

Meantime, the Lib Dems would also introduce a 5p charge on disposable coffee cups if Mr Farron succeeded in getting into Downing Street.

"Additionally said they would retrofit thousands of buses in areas with the "most severe air quality problems" to Euro 6 standards". Mr Farron said he would "for certain" ensure this role was created. "He does what's best for his community and that's what North Cornwall needs".

Farron's party is promising to spend an extra £6.3bn a year on the NHS and social care - lower than the £7.7bn touted by Labour, but more than now lined up by the Conservatives, who have yet to publish their manifesto.

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