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Transparency and ethics should inform new innovations.
“It is time to take a clear stand against the bigoted ideologues who yearn for the inequality of the past.”
When we have found ourselves at a major crossroads before, it was liberals who found the answers. The technological revolution right in front of us is a second chance that we absolutely cannot waste – at home or abroad.
Of course, many will argue about whether as Lib Dems, we picked, and won or lost, the right battles on workers' rights in the coalition. But what is not debatable is that these battles were constant.
Better scheduling around school holidays, maternity and paternity cover, and leave to care for elderly parents should all be available to those who work in a modern, representative legislature.
New rules mean working couples can share up to 50 weeks of leave and up to 37 weeks of pay.