Stephen Lloyd's Response to Chancellor's Autumn Statement

Stephen Lloyd's Response to Chancellor's Autumn Statement

Autumn Statement - disappointing! The new Chancellor's first Autumn Statement left important gaps and will penalise a lot of ordinary people. No mention of the NHS or the growing Social Care needs in all 72 pages of the Autumn Statement! This is despite urgent calls for additional funds for both ...

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Commuters prepare for Judicial Review on Southern Rail

Commuters prepare for Judicial Review on Southern Rail

The commuter-led organisation The Association of British Commuters, who raised £25,000 to fund a legal challenge, have revealled their basis for taking the Department of Transport to judicial review for failings in relation to Southern Rail.  The organisation, which Lib Dem Prospective Parliament...

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COPERFORMA LOSES PATIENT TRANSPORT CONTRACT TO NHS AMBULANCE PROVIDER

COPERFORMA LOSES PATIENT TRANSPORT CONTRACT TO NHS AMBULANCE PROVIDER

Today I learnt that the private ambulance transport business, Coperforma, are to lose their contract to an NHS provider - South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust. I've been campaigning for this for many months now so I am absolutely delighted at the result. There is to be a managed transition ...

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BBC INVESTIGATE PRIVATE PATIENT TRANSPORT AMBULANCE SERVICE

BBC INVESTIGATE PRIVATE PATIENT TRANSPORT AMBULANCE SERVICE

As many of you will know for many months now I have been watching closely an ambulance company called Coperforma. A private patient ambulance business who were given the Sussex NHS patient transport service contract by High Weald CCG last April. And as many of you will know (especially my FB frie...

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Lib Dems top poll in Two Horse Race

Lib Dems top poll in Two Horse Race

As the first Seaford council results come in from Seaford town Council by elections the Lib Dems top the polls, electing Dr Maggie Wearmouth as the new Seaford town councillor.  Lib Dem Candidate and local business man Eleas Hussain narrowly missed out to Conservative Terry Goodman, who  defected...

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MEP voices concerns for air quality as third runway at Heathrow announced

MEP voices concerns for air quality as third runway at Heathrow announced

The government today has given a third runway at Heathrow the green light.   The decision has seen Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith stand down signalling a by-election in the Richmond Park constituency. Catherine Bearder MEP, lead Liberal negotiator on European air quality legislation, commented: “...

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Tories break their promise on Heathrow say Surrey Lib Dems

Tories break their promise on Heathrow say Surrey Lib Dems

The Conservatives have broken their promise to Surrey residents not to build a 3rd runway at Heathrow, after the government backed the option recommended by the Davies Report today. The Tory U-turn is in direct contradiction to promises made by David Cameron, the former Prime Minister, who said i...

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