Free School Meals Under Threat!

Free School Meals Under Threat!

A recent vote in Parliament will threaten the availability of free school meals says Barnstaple Lib Dem County Councillor Brian Greenslade. He made this comment after Liberal Democrat’s at County Hall obtained a break down of the eligibility for free school meals across the county. This shows tha...

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Liberal Democrats demand end to school cuts

Liberal Democrats demand end to school cuts

Local school budgets are being squeezed by real terms cuts from the Conservative government. In Devon, our schoolchildren receive over £260 LESS than the national average. The cuts mean our schools are trying to deliver the same education but with less money. Teachers are overworked and it is our...

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Lib Dems demand £6billion for NHS

Lib Dems demand £6billion for NHS

The Liberal Democrats are calling for an extra £6 billion a year to protect the NHS, paid for by an extra penny on Income Tax. The money raised will be guaranteed for the NHS and social care services, which is currently in crisis with delayed operations, full hospital beds and record numbers lef...

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Lib Dems pledge more for rural areas

Lib Dems pledge more for rural areas

Lib Dems in Devon have voted for increased investment in areas just like North Devon. Braunton Lib Dem councillor Derrick Spear said, “We believe that all communities – whether rural or urban – should have the opportunity to flourish, although too often areas like North Devon get overlooked.” Lib...

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