Tim Farron

Tim Farron is the Liberal Democrat member of parliament for Westmorland and Lonsdale.

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‘Refugees as invaders’: Britain’s ‘inhumane’ asylum system

As Lib Dem Leader when the refugee crisis started to unfold in 2015, I visited refugee camps in the Middle East, Greece and Calais. Hundreds of thousands of people were fleeing war and hardship in Syria, Libya, Afghanistan and Iraq, and I was deeply shocked by the harsh conditions in the camps that took them… Read more »