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Liberal Democrats launch petition to save the Surrey Performing Arts Library

Liberal Democrats launch petition to save the Surrey Performing Arts Library

The Liberal Democrats have launched a petition to save the Surrey Performing Arts Library which is under threat of closure by Surrey County Council. Surrey residents have reacted with dismay on hearing of the threatened closure and that the County Council's consultation exercise will give residen...

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Lib Dems march for Exit from Brexit

Lib Dems march for Exit from Brexit

On Saturday, 9th September I joined 3,000 Liberal Democrats at Hyde Park Corner. EU flags were waving, placards were being held aloft and there was an abundance of stickers. Through the somewhat hit-and-miss medium of handheld loudspeaker, Catherine Bearder MEP addressed the crowd, followed by pa...

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Save our Tips - over 2000 sign Lib Dem petition in Surrey against Tory plans

Save our Tips - over 2000 sign Lib Dem petition in Surrey against Tory plans

Over two thousand residents have signed a Liberal Democrat petition against Surrey County Council's proposals to close four popular and well-used Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) in Bagshot, Cranleigh, Dorking and Warlingham. The County Council is also planning to reduce the opening hours of al...

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Lord Chris Rennard, raises the issue of Mental Health in Schools!

Lord Chris Rennard, raises the issue of Mental Health in Schools!

Lord Chris Rennard, during a recent debate in the House of Lords, raised the issue of Mental Health in schools. It was in particular to do with the support for children and young people who have mental health issues. It was during the questions on Health in that place. The question which started ...

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Lib Dems highlight 'unsafe' care homes in Surrey

Lib Dems highlight 'unsafe' care homes in Surrey

Liberal Democrat county councillors have expressed their concern after it was revealed that 6 care homes in Surrey are rated as "Unsafe" by the Care Quality Commission and have contracts with Surrey County Council. The information was revealed following a question tabled by Cllr Hazel Watson, Le...

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Swinson: BBC gender pay gap should be a wake-up call

Swinson: BBC gender pay gap should be a wake-up call

  Figures published today have shown that of the 108 people at the BBC who earn more than £150,000, just 34 are women. Only five women are in the top 20 and one in the top 10. Claudia Winkleman, the top earning female. earns a quarter (£400,000 - £449,000) of the salary of the highest earning mal...

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20 things Theresa May has U-turned on!

20 things Theresa May has U-turned on!

Our lovely friends in the Lib Dem Press Office have been keeping tally. They have found twenty policies that the Government has U-turned on in the last year.  And here they are: Northern Powerhouse: It was reported last August that Theresa May had decided to ditch the Northern Powerhouse from h...

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