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Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

Dear Derek I heard yesterday that the private ambulance transport business, Coperforma, are to lose their contract to an NHS provider, South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust, so wanted to update you. 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 period up […]

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A Liberal Britain is a country where…

by derekdeedman on 21 October, 2016

October 20, 2016 – 6:41 pm Mark Pack refers to the excellent grassroots initiative, Your Liberal Britain, which aims to better explain what the Liberal Democrats stand for by drawing together the best ideas from across the party’s membership. It’s latest consultation has just finished, and the full results have now been published. Here is […]

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Liberal Democrat peers have voted to delay devastating Government cuts to disabled support funding. The Government’s plans would have seen some disabled people deemed unfit for work lose £30 a week. Liberal Democrats voted for the publication of a report estimating the impact of the planned cuts on the physical and mental health; financial situation; […]

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Tim Farron’s new year message

by derekdeedman on 2 January, 2016

January 1, 2016 – 12:05 am Here is the new year message for 2016 from Lib Dem leader Tim Farron: The New Year is a time to look forward and it is as important for us as a party to set ourselves new goals and ambitions as it is as individuals. I am determined that […]

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As many of you know, Catherine is a lead negotiator on EU air pollution law in the European Parliament. Last Wednesday, after many meetings and last minute lobbying, we successfully voted to set ambitious national limits on major pollutants – making sure that every sector plays a part in cleaning up Europe’s air. This is so […]

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  Dear Horsham District Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators I am writing in relation to the implementation of our Resolution Centre and would like to take this opportunity to update you on the next stage of this process. The Resolution Centre is a telephone and online based function that will provide transparent, accurate information and resolution at […]

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October 1, 2015 – 11:17 pm Nick Clegg is launching a campaign to persuade EU leaders to back global reform of drugs laws, warning that the current punitive approach has failed to curb the multibillion trade in illicit substances and has criminalised millions of young people… Mr Clegg is to urge European leaders to make […]

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  So writes Tim Farron,  For the Huffington Post Today “Heartbreakingly, week after week, we’ve seen the Tories roll back the tides on a whole raft of policies that we blocked in government. Protection of housing benefit for those under 21 – gone; Protection of child tax credits for larger families – gone; Protection for the […]

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Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron said: “These are the core issues I want the Liberal Democrats to stand out on and take a lead on. “Sensible, liberal and evidence-based views are already being woefully ignored by the Tory government – so it’s up to Liberal Democrats to make this case. “Whether it’s helping young people […]

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Tim Farron interveiw with his local newspaper

by derekdeedman on 26 July, 2015

The first people Tim Farron called on becoming Liberal Democrat leader were his local paper, the Westmorland Gazette. Here are some highlights of his first in-depth interview as leader: Turning his local success into a national phenomenon This is a big deal. It will be a great responsibility and I will work tirelessly to fight for Liberal […]

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