Government Cuts to School Budgets

Government Cuts to School Budgets

I was dismayed when, in the run-up to the snap-election last year, it was announced that this Government was going to make such devastating cuts to the budgets of our local schools. Findings from the school cuts coalition of unions (NEU, NAHT, ASCL, UNISON, GMB, and Unite) shows that the average ...

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Lib Dems win another seat off the Conservatives in southern England: from 0% last time to 56% this time

Lib Dems win another seat off the Conservatives in southern England: from 0% last time to 56% this time

Rogate ward on Chichester Council was fought by Kate O’Kelly, already a county councillor and making her the first Lib Dem candidate in the ward since 2007 after four contests without one since. And it was certainly worth her standing as she continued the run of Lib Dem gains from the Conservativ...

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Mid Sussex Liberal Democrats select Robert Eggleston

Mid Sussex Liberal Democrats select Robert Eggleston

Mid Sussex Liberal Democrats have selected Robert Eggleston to be their new Prospective Parliamentary Candidate (PPC). Robert’s work background is in asset finance, helping businesses invest in essential equipment. In recent years he retrained and qualified as a solicitor and now works as an in-h...

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Eastbourne and Willingdon MP, Stephen Lloyd urges Minister from the department of health to publish the timelines for when a new bowel cancer test is to be rolled out!

Eastbourne and Willingdon MP, Stephen Lloyd urges Minister from the department of health to publish the timelines for when a new bowel cancer test is to be rolled out!

  Tuesday, 21st March saw health questions debated and I pressed the Minister from the DoH to publish the timelines for when a new bowel cancer test is to be rolled out. It’s called FIT and to quote Public Health England they’ve stated: “FIT is a more sensitive test, so we will find more p...

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Chancellor's 'Spring Statement' - what a disappointing non-event it turned out to be!

Chancellor's 'Spring Statement' - what a disappointing non-event it turned out to be!

We had the Chancellor's 'Spring Statement' in Parliament and what a disappointing non-event it turned out to be. Growth raised by .1% to great acclaim by the Conservative backbenchers. Yeh right. This still puts us at the bottom of the G7 and very near the bottom of the whole G20.....wishing on a...

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Stephen Lloyd MP and Residents try to save Langney Library from Conservative Closure

Stephen Lloyd MP and Residents try to save Langney Library from Conservative Closure

I was at County Hall in Lewes on Tuesday to make a final plea to the Council cabinet on behalf of Langney Library. I also supported the Residents Association Chairman, John Pritchett, in his eloquent request that Willingdon is spared as well. Alongside us were representatives from Polegate librar...

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Stephen Lloyd MP and Residents turnout to keep Milton Grange and Firwood House open!

Stephen Lloyd MP and Residents turnout to keep Milton Grange and Firwood House open!

The turnout at last weekends protest outside Milton Grange and Firwood House was excellent with over 200 people joining me to show just how determined Eastbourne is to keep both these fine Homes open. Thank you for all your support. We’ve a way to go yet and the consultation remains open until th...

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