LibDems Fight Tory Government’s Hard Brexit and Demand Final Say for the People

Liberal Democrat MPs moved an amendment to the bill to trigger Article 50 to ensure the final deal on BREXIT would be put before the voters, but this was opposed by Tory and most Labour MPs.

Tandridge Tories abandon damaging sell-offs in face of public outcry

simonIn order to help address the substantial budget shortfall caused by ongoing Government cuts to local government, the Tandridge Tory administration had decided to initiate a programme of selling council property to raise £2milion a year, which would be invested to generate income. However at a meeting of the Resources Committee on 7 February this programme was withdrawn mainly due to opposition to the sale of many of the sites proposed, which included parks, car parks and allotments.

Tim Farron responding to Tony Blair's speech today on Brexit

Tim Farron: Blair's speech shows how badly Corbyn’s Labour has failed as an Opposition.

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Thousands of deaths linked to social care cuts a "national scandal"

elderlyTens of thousands of deaths could be linked to cuts to health and social care, a new research paper by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and University of Oxford has found.