After months of dithering and delay, Sunak last week announced the cancellation of HS2. The decision confirms that the last 13 years of Conservative Government have been a failure.
Liz Truss offers us the same politics as Boris Johnson. Only a General Election can save us.
Liz Truss is the new Prime Minister of the UK. While we send her congratulations on the result, she takes over a country mired in trade problems, a skyrocketing energy crisis, frosty relations with Europe, and an economy in recession. While electing a new Prime Minister should provide a fresh start, sadly, we’re going to get more of the same politics that we saw under Boris Johnson.
We’re pleased to announce the candidates for the Volt UK Board and the positions they have applied for!
Britain is broken, but we can fix many of our issues by rejoining the EU and introducing Proportional Representation.
Our oceans are in danger, but the UK and Europe aren’t doing enough to protect them.
The UK and Europe must work together to fish more sustainably and reduce the damage on our oceans.
Volt UK accepts the ruling by the ECJ, but it further demonstrates the need for the UK to rejoin the EU.
Volt UK calls on the British Government and the EU to do more to encourage all EU member states to safeguard voting rights for British nationals.
Volt UK and Volt Ireland are deeply concerned about the current state of political deadlock in Northern Ireland.
Volt is calling upon the DUP and the British Conservative Party to end their attempts to block the restoration of the Stormont institutions – and accept the NI Protocol. A clear majority of the MLAs elected in the NI Assembly elections on 5th May 2022 are in favour of the NI Protocol. The people of NI now need their elected representatives to get back to work and deal with the urgent issues that affect their lives – such as health, education and the cost of living crisis.
Volt UK was the only political party that submitted written evidence in response to the Committee’s Call for Evidence on “Future Governance of the UK”
For the radicalism needed if the UK union is to have a future, Volt UK argues that changes associated with a Federal UK; Electoral Reform; a Citizens’ Assembly; a Written Constitution; and the Reform of Local Government are necessary.
There has been much discussion in the media recently on the prospects of a progressive pact for the next general election: progressive parties standing aside…
I used to be a Lib Dem but became disenfranchised by their “Rejoin? Not just now…” positioning and subsequently discovered, and migrated to, Volt UK….