Main current beliefs of the Liberal Democrats

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Lib Dems are strong supporters of individual and minority rights. They therefore support the strengthening of human rights, notably making the European Convention on HR binding on the UK Parliament.

They also wish to renew democracy in Britain and reduce the democratic deficit. They therefore support the introduction of the such reforms such as codified constitution, proportional rep in general elections, the strengthening of devolution and Parliament including the introduction of a fully elected second chamber. 

Lib Dems have deep concern for environmental matters and support investment in renewable energy sources and curbs on carbon emissions in industry and transport. They also support greater investment in public transport.

Social justice is a growing concern and the Lib Dems would reform the tax system and make…

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