Opposing Brexit and scrapping diesel cars lead Liberal Democrat manifesto

At the heart of the Lib Dems' manifesto is a pledge to hold a second referendum on the final Brexit deal negotiated with Brussels, with Mr Farron arguing people had voted for a "departure", but not a "destination". After 30 years, renters would own their homes outright, although tenants have the right to sell their property and cash out of their share at any time.

The plan includes: - A diesel scrappage scheme and the ban on the sale of diesel cars and small vans in the United Kingdom by 2025 - Extending ultra-low-emission zones to 10 more towns and cities.

You don't have to accept Theresa May and Nigel Farage's extreme version of Brexit that will wreck the future for you, your family, your schools and hospitals. This will ensure a more comprehensive planning committee and will also obligate the builders to move swiftly.

The Liberal Democrat leader said he is "pro-choice now and I was pro-choice then" when asked about an interview with a Salvation Army publication in 2007 in which he reportedly condemned the method of terminating a pregnancy.

The party will also look to provide local building authorities to penalise any builders or project heads who are not able to deliver homes three years after receiving their planning permission from the councils and local authorities.

The Liberal Democrat leader will announce a range of policies created to appeal to younger voters, including a revival of the "Rent to Own" policy, lowering the voting age to 16, reinstating housing benefit for under-21s, and a discount on bus travel.

The party, which is targeting young people with a number of eye-catching pledges, also promised to end imprisonment for possession of illegal drugs for personal use, while concentrating on catching and prosecuting those who manufacture, import or deal in illegal drugs.

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Instead, he will claim that Theresa May is "on course to win" the General Election on June 8, and ask voters to let the Lib Dems replace Labour as the second-largest party in the House of Commons.

"We need a large scale increase in supply across all forms of housing tenure".

'Not Theresa May's cold, mean-spirited Britain'.

3 Unilateral guarantee of rights for European Union citizens in the UK.

The plans unveiled in Bradford - raising taxes on big business and higher earners by £48 billion to pay for its programme to increase spending on education, health and other public services - has also given political columnists plenty to chew over.

Liberal Democrats say their proposal to extend the "pupil premium", extra funding that goes to schools which teach pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds, would mean Birmingham schools receive an extra £4.1 million.

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