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Liberal Democrats policies on domestic policy issues

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Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Government Surveillance

Should the government be able to monitor phone calls and emails?

  Voting recordNo, and enact legislation preventing government surveillance of citizen communications

Domestic Policy  ›  British Monarchy

Should the British Monarchy be abolished?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Media Regulation

Should the government regulate social media sites, as a means to prevent fake news and misinformation?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  House of Lords

Should the House of Lords be a wholly elected body?

  Public statementsAbolish the House of Lords


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Domestic Policy  ›  Whistleblower Protection

Should the government pass laws which protect whistleblowers?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Zero Hour Contracts

Do you support the use of zero hour contracts?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  West Lothian Question

Should Welsh, Scottish, and Northern Irish MPs be entitled to vote on legislation which only affects England?

  Party’s support baseNo, only for legislation that has cross-border implications

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Should nonviolent drug offenders be given mandatory jail sentences?

  Public statementsNo, we should decriminalise most drugs

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favour of decriminalising drug use?

  Public statementsYes, and retroactively reduce sentences for those already serving time

Domestic Policy  ›  National Service

Should the UK reinstate a form of mandatory national service?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Flag Burning

Should it be illegal to burn the UK flag?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  House of Lords

Should the House of Lords be abolished?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Political Advertising on Social Media

Should social media companies ban political advertising?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits for members of Parliament?

  Party’s support baseNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Devolved English Parliament

Should England establish a devolved Parliament?

  Public statementsYes, and more power should be given to regional governments

Domestic Policy  ›  Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs)

Do you support the use of Antisocial Behaviour Orders (ASBOs)?

  Public statementsYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Welsh Assembly

Should the Welsh assembly be granted more devolved power from Parliament to create regional laws?

  Public statementsYes