The Government needs to introduce a levy on plastic bags, Lib Dems activists have said.
Under the proposed scheme, revenue from the new tax would be spent on community food initiatives. The new Lib Dem policy was ratified by the party's members during a vote at their conference in Brighton.
There should be no new runways in the southeast. That was the message from the Lib Dem conference in Brighton today when they debated the future of airports in our region. Phil Hornby has our report, which features MPs Julian Huppert, Norman Baker and Nick Clegg.
The faithful at the Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton this weekend can leave with a very special souvenir - a mug with their leader's famous 'I'm Sorry'. First an apology, then a hit now something you keep in the kitchen. What next?
Phil Hornby has the latest, as the Liberal Democrat Conference gets underway in Brighton. The Lib Dem leader may have gone viral this week after a re-mix of his apology for breaking his pledge on tuition fees went round the globe, but protesters in Brighton weren't keen to forgive.
Labour Leader Ed Miliband visited Southampton today after his party won control from the Conservatives.Read the full story ›
Labour have had a landslide victory in Southampton, making it a misterable night for the Conservatives in the city.Read the full story ›
The word 'landslide' is over-used in elections, but that's what happened in Southampton. The Tories were defending 14 seats, and lost 10 to Labour. Labour also won a seat from Lib Dems. This was one of Labour's top target councils. Conservatives were defending controversial record of council cuts.
Labour have recorded a landslide victory in Southampton. More later.
10 of 16 Southampton wards. 7 for Labour. 3 for Conservative. Labour's latest in Peartree. @meridiantonight
This latest from our correspondent Andrew Pate and it looks like the Conservatives will lose Southampton to Labour.
Our Political Correspondent Phil Hornby has been assessing the results coming in overnight.Read the full story ›