An Extra Penny for the NHS?

An Extra Penny for the NHS?

To avoid an NHS and Social Care funding crisis, people may now be prepared to pay an additional penny in every pound of tax, Lib Dem Leader Tim Farron MP has suggested. The Lib Dem leader referenced a poll by ITV News which suggested that 70% of people of would happily pay an extra 1p in every po...

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Continuing strong results for Lib Dems

Continuing strong results for Lib Dems

December proved another good month for the Liberal Democrats.  The success in the Richmond Park Parliamentary by-election demonstrated that the party is still a force to be reckoned with at national level.  A big thank you to everyone from North Devon who helped in Richmond - either on the doorst...

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Our schools are in desparate need of funding

Our schools are in desparate need of funding

Local schools are facing falling over the cliff edge unless Government delivers on the promise of changing the school funding formula says Barnstaple Lib Dem County Councillor Brian Greenslade. He raised his concerns at a meeting of Devon County Council on 8th December where his notice of motion ...

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Squeezing Devon - how much more must we take?

Squeezing Devon - how much more must we take?

Is there no limit to the squeeze Devon is being subject to?  North Devon is taking hit after hit from the Conservatives. It’s not just government cuts across the board, but ones that are targeted on rural communities such as ours. "We are not getting fair funding for anything”, says Lib Dem Distr...

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Save RMB Chivenor from Closure

Save RMB Chivenor from Closure

We are launching this petition because if you make enough noise, governments can and do change their minds. We must show that North Devon values and supports the armed forces at Chivenor.
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