The proposal, which shall be debated amongst delegates on the autumn convention in Bournemouth, would see the two% digital companies levy raised to six% of firm revenues.
This would offer funding for a psychological well being employee to be positioned in 22,000 state faculties throughout England, the occasion says.
Cyber-bullying and dangerous content material on-line had been amongst causes of concern for fogeys frightened about their youngsters’s psychological wellbeing in a 2021 survey by Parentkind cited by the Lib Dems.
It comes as deputy chief Daisy Cooper warned psychological well being has “dropped off the political radar” as she introduces a wider package deal of proposals, together with common check-ups on the NHS for these in danger.
Psychological well being “MOT checks” can be supplied to males of their 40s, girls who’ve not too long ago given start and folks in retirement underneath occasion plans.
Lib Dem training and youngsters’s spokeswoman Munira Wilson mentioned: “Younger individuals are going through a psychological well being emergency and we have to act now to sort out it.
“Each the pandemic and the rise of social media have achieved huge injury to youngsters’s psychological well being. Conservative ministers have utterly failed to know the size of this disaster. They’ve uncared for younger individuals and allow them to down time and again.”
The Lib Dems are concentrating on historically Conservative seats in southern England within the run-up to a common election anticipated subsequent yr.
Amongst insurance policies aimed toward profitable over Tory voters is a dedication to maintain the “triple lock”, which will increase the state pension consistent with whichever is highest out of wages, inflation or 2.5%.
Sir Ed Davey confirmed on Sky Information’ Sunday Morning With Trevor Phillips that the occasion would proceed to help it underneath any circumstances.
Regardless of its deal with native well being companies and the setting, which the occasion believes is essential to win over voters in Tory heartlands, questions have endured over its stance on Brexit.
The chief has mentioned returning to the EU is just not on the desk within the quick future, however that the occasion would finally search “root-and-branch” reform of Britain’s present relationship with Brussels.
“I’m frightened that when events speak about tinkering across the edges, they’re probably not advocating the root-and-branch reform that Liberal Democrats imagine is vital to rebuild our relationship with Europe,” he mentioned.