Set up Carrillion Task Force

Responding to news that small businesses affected by Carillion's liquidation will receive support from a number of banks, Lorely Burt, Liberal Democrat Small Business Spokesperson said:

Lorely Burt

"It is essential that small businesses do not bear the brunt of the Conservative government's inaction and Carillion's collapse. While the Liberal Democrats welcome the emergency measures that have been put in place, small businesses must continue to be supported in the longer-term."

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Bradford Lib Dems back call for Royal Commission into Social Care

NHS Royal Commission

Responding to calls for a Royal Commission on the NHS from Lord Saatchi today, former Health Minister Norman Lamb said: 

“Liberal Democrats have long called for a cross party NHS and Care Convention, bringing together stakeholders from across the political spectrum, along with staff, patient groups and members of the public to look at how we can tackle the funding and workforce pressures on the service in the long term."

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Time for Labour's Poverty Champion to speak up

Lib Dem Councillor Rachel Sunderland has written to Bradford’s “Poverty Champion” calling on them oppose plans by Labour bosses in Bradford that will increase the amount of Council tax Bradford’s poorest families have to pay. In a District where 30% of children live in poverty they can’t be serious, can they? Across the District more than 28,000 families will be affected.

Poverty Champion

You can read Rachel's letter below:

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Tackling the seemingly impossible

Riaz Ahmed

Sometimes there is no easy way to resolve a problem. As a Councillor for Bradford Moor, Cllr Riaz Ahmed regularly speaks to residents' about the issues of parking on residential streets.

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NHS providers warn that patient safety is at risk this winter

Norman Lamb

Commenting on warnings today from NHS Providers that 'patient safety will be risked this winter without an immediate funding and capacity boost for the NHS', Liberal Democrat Health spokesperson Norman Lamb said:

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Latest warnings reveal police are failed by government - Ed Davey

Chief Superintendent Gavin Thomas, president of the Police Superintendents Association of England and Wales, has warned that a 'perfect storm' was leaving forces with fewer officers who are working longer hours.

Ed Davey

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Vince Cable's Leadership Manifesto

Ambitious for our country;

Ambitious for our party.

 

Vince Cable

 

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Boundary Commission Consultation

City of Bradford Liberal Democrat Submission to the Boundary Commission Review 2018.

Boundary Commission

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Parks and Green Spaces Survey

Join us in supporting Bradford's Parks and Green Spaces.

Parks and Green Spaces

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Draft Plan for ‘New’ Junction at Greengates

Lib Dem Councillors have met with Council Officers about the long awaited proposals for changes to Greengates Junction.

Greengates Junction

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