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Tiverton and Honiton Liberal Democrats

  • School
    Article: May 22, 2020

    DEVON LIBERAL DEMOCRATS RAISE SAFETY QUESTIONS BEFORE CHILDREN RETURN TO SCHOOL

    Devon Liberal Democrat councillors have asked 15 key questions about safety for children and staff before schools re-open across the County.

    They submitted the questions to Devon County Council as concerns continue to be raised about the arrangements for schools to open for Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 children and the safety for both staff and pupils.

  • Article: May 21, 2020

    The latest Immigration Statistics, published this morning, show that 51,906 people are waiting for an initial decision on their asylum claims, an increase of 33% since last year. 31,516 have been waiting for more than six months, a 68% increase.

    People who've come to the UK having fled war or persecution should welcomed, not trapped for months on just £5.39 a day

  • Article: May 20, 2020

    Today we have introduced a Bill to require the Government to seek a two-year extension to the Brexit transition period, in light of the Coronavirus pandemic.

    To choose a No Deal Brexit and crash out, when the option to extend the transition is possible, would be an act of national self-harm - especially when our NHS, economy and food supply chains are already stretched and struggling.

  • Article: May 20, 2020

    Last week, we published the frank independent review into the 2019 general election. It rightly received plaudits in the media for its candour.

    This review challenges us to change as a party and to change the country for the better.

    We now need to get on with that work - and that's what we've done with a set of key decisions by your Federal Board.

  • Article: May 19, 2020

    Today on the ITV early show 'Good Morning Britain' Piers Morgan suggested that the Conservative Government would, in the future, be found 'criminally negligent' for allowing the clearing of NHS beds by returning elderly patients to care homes, without testing them for COVID-19.