In full: Baroness Margaret Sharp’s valedictory Lords speech – on relationship between poor education and poverty

In full: Baroness Margaret Sharp’s valedictory Lords speech – on relationship between poor education and poverty

As Mark told us yesterday, Margaret Sharp has retired form her position as a Liberal Democrat member of the House of Lords. Yesterday she made her valedictory speech in a debate on poverty. She emphasised the importance of improving education, making the curriculum more vocationally orientated, a...

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Eastbourne Champion Stephen Lloyd to Restand

Eastbourne Champion Stephen Lloyd to Restand

In a message to Eastbourne residents and supporters across South East Region this morning, former Eastbourne Lib Dem MPStephen Lloyd has announced he is to restand for the seat. Eastbourne is likely to be one of the Liberal Democrats top target seats at the next General Election. In making his an...

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A few words of gratitude as Margaret Sharp takes her leave

A few words of gratitude as Margaret Sharp takes her leave

It does seem that the news over the past fortnight or so has been dominated by people saying goodbye to spend more time with their families or whatever. In some cases, they will be more missed than in others, and, on this occasion, it is time to mark the retirement from the House of Lords of our ...

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Call for clear support for farmers after Brexit vote

Call for clear support for farmers after Brexit vote

South East Liberal Democrats has welcomed a Lords debate which discussed the impact of Brexit on farming and has joined calls for ongoing support for farmers. During the debate in the House of Lords, Baroness Kate Parminter, Liberal Democrat Defra spokeswoman expressed the Liberal Democrats’ ongo...

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Lib Dems Announce Candidates for Kent County Council Elections 2017

Lib Dems Announce Candidates for Kent County Council Elections 2017

The Shepway Liberal Democrats have announced their candidates for the May 2017 elections to Kent County Council. The 6 divisions for Kent County Council in Shepway have been redrawn by the Boundary Commission for England since the last elections, and are in some instances significantly different ...

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Local Patients forced to wait hours outside A&E departments, as ambulance delays quadruple, Liberal Democrats reveal

Local Patients forced to wait hours outside A&E departments, as ambulance delays quadruple, Liberal Democrats reveal

Shocking new figures on the length of time patients wait in ambulances outside local A&E departments here in the SE have been revealed in an exclusive audit by Liberal Democrat Health Spokesperson. More than half of all patients in the SE are delayed by more than 15 minutes. Some 584 people h...

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EU Referendum: Hear from the IN campaign

EU Referendum: Hear from the IN campaign

On 2 June, there is a chance to hear Paddy Ashdown, former leader of the Liberal Democrats, speaking in Kent for the IN campaign. He will be alongside speakers from the other main political parties. The event will be at the Margate Winter Gardens starting at 7pm (doors open 6.30pm). To be sure of...

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