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East Riding of Yorkshire Council ruling Tories do it in secret!

The Opposition Liberal Democrat Group Leader on the Council was, incredibly, shut out of an important Covid-19 briefing by the Tories. The Conservative Leader denied this was the case, saying ‘Key Points were e-mailed to all councillors after the meeting’ but admitted that only (Conservative) Cabinet Members were present and all other members were ejected […]

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Stand Up for Carers Campaign

The LibDems are calling for Carer’s Allowance to be increased by £20 a week – something which several charities have already been campaigning for, Our leader, Ed Davey, is a carer himself as his son has severe disabilities. He understands some of the difficulties carers have had before and during the Coronavirus pandemic and how […]

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New Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Beverley elected Virtually!

On Monday, May 11th, 2020, I was elected Deputy Mayor of Beverley, with my husband, Graham, as my Consort. L-R Back row: Deputy Town Clerk Matt Snowden; Graham Johnson and Cllr Linda Johnson (LD) in Deputy Mayoral robes and chains; Town Clerk Helen Watson; Town Clerk Admin Assistant Libby Woodhouse; Next row down: Previous Mayor […]

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Council’s pledge to combat food poverty in area

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PM negotiating deadline with EU woefully unrealistic

Responding to the European Commission warning that Brexit trade talks could be delayed until March, Liberal Democrats Brexit spokesperson Alistair Carmichael said:  “It has become increasingly obvious that the arbitrary deadline Boris Johnson has set for negotiating the future relationship between the EU and UK is woefully unrealistic. “With business already in uproar about the Tories’ […]

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Lib Dems respond to Heath Foundation survey on Brexit threat to NHS

A survey by the Health Foundation has found two-thirds of people want an increase in taxes to improve health and social care.  This is in line with the Liberal Democrats’ policy of putting a penny on income tax to raise an additional £7 billion of funding a year for the NHS and social care. The survey […]

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Brexit will cost us £70 billion

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Lib Dems lead with £11bn investment to transform mental health services

The Liberal Democrats will invest £11 billion in transforming mental health services, more than either Labour or the Tories, analysis by the party has found. The Liberal Democrat manifesto mentions mental health 59 times, compared to just three times in the Conservative manifesto and 15 in Labour’s. The Liberal Democrats have set out a clear […]

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Sarah Wollaston: Number of GP practices falls to record low as winter crisis approaches

The number of GP practices has fallen to a new record low of 6,867 while the number of qualified GPs has dropped by 339, NHS figures published today have revealed. The Liberal Democrats have warned that the Conservative Party’s failure to meet its promise to address the shortfall in GPs has left the country poorly […]

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Lib Dems are the only major anti-Brexit party

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