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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Lib Dems are calling on the Government to make Buses more accessible!

Lib Dems are calling on the Government to make Buses more accessible!

Lib Dem Transport Spokesperson Baroness Randerson is calling on the Government to include criteria for accessibility requirements in the upcoming Bus Services Bill. “This is a glaring omission and one that is detrimental to the diverse society in which we live. I recently met with Brighton Bus...

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Access All Areas

Access All Areas

3 out of 4 guide dog owners have been turned away from a taxi, business, service or public place because they were told that their dog was not welcome. This is against the law. Guide dog owners say that these access refusals make them feel angry and embarrassed, and that it can affect their confi...

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Education to be taken out of the Control of Local People

Education to be taken out of the Control of Local People

Martin Vye, Liberal Democrat Spokesman for Education at Kent County Council, reacted with dismay and anger to last week's Government statement that it intends to force all local authority schools to become academies by 2020. Martin said: "This Conservative Government simply does not trust council...

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Liberal Democrats call on the Leader of the County Council to back the Prime Minister’s aim for the country to stay in the EU

Liberal Democrats call on the Leader of the County Council to back the Prime Minister’s aim for the country to stay in the EU

The Liberal Democrats on Surrey County Council are calling on the Leader of the Council to write to the Prime Minister to give the support of the Council to achieving his objective of remaining within the EU. Cllr Hazel Watson Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Surrey County Council said: “On 23 ...

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Local Business Man and Councillor selected to fight Police and Crime Commissioner Election.

Local Business Man and Councillor selected to fight Police and Crime Commissioner Election.

Local Businessman and long serving Maidstone Borough Councillor Dave Naghi has been selected by the Liberal Democrats to contest the forthcoming election for Kent’s Police and Crime Commissioner. Dave has been a Borough Councillor for East Ward for 14 years and is currently a member of the Licens...

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