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13 #LibDemWins in the Autumn Statement

by Steve Ayris on 4 December, 2014

ORIGINALLY POSTED BY THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS ON 4 DECEMBER 2014 The Autumn Statement this week is packed with Liberal Democrat policies, and has our priorities at its core. Read on for 13 wins which are helping to build a stronger economy in a fairer society. 1. Our economic plan is working Our economic plan is working and […]

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Nick Clegg’s speech to Autumn Conference 2014

by Steve Ayris on 8 October, 2014

Watch Nick Clegg deliver his keynote speech to the Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference 2014.

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New mental health waiting time standards set

by Steve Ayris on 8 October, 2014

ORIGINALLY POSTED BY THE LIBERAL DEMOCRATS ON 08 OCTOBER, 2014 Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, has today announced that treatment for mental health conditions will be brought into line with other NHS services with the introduction of the first ever waiting time standards. For the first time, from April 2015, most patients needing talking therapies […]

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Help for carers

by Steve Ayris on 16 August, 2014

Liberal Democrats would support carers with a package of measures designed to make their lives easier under manifesto plans. Carers save the state tens of billions of pounds a year and the Lib Dems want to give them something back. The package includes raising the amount carers can earn before losing their allowance. It also […]

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A Liberal Democrat government would establish a mental health research fund to support the development of new cutting-edge mental health treatments, Nick Clegg has announced. Nick is calling for Britain to lead the world in understanding and treating mental illness, so that it is put on equal-footing with physical health. In the plans outlined by Nick, Liberal Democrats […]

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Speaking today at the LACA Main Event in Birmingham, David Laws revealed that, according to recent information from schools and councils, over 99% of schools are on track to deliver nutritious and free school meals to infants this September. Free school meals are expected to benefit an extra 1.5 million children. This policy is the […]

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Over 9,000 carers in Sheffield will receive a bonus worth up to £250-a-year under a Liberal Democrat government, it has been announced by Nick Clegg MP. The no-strings-attached Carer’s Bonus will help more than one million people who look after disabled loved-ones. The annual payment will help full-time carers get a bit of extra help […]

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Prestigious Graves Centre Plans revealed

by Steve Ayris on 25 April, 2014

Plans have been submitted for a multi-million pound extension and development project incorporating the new National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine at Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre. The plans are expected to be decided by the Council in June. Construction is due to start in September. You can view the full Planning Application here. […]

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