Monthly Archives: May 2017

Conservatives must come clean on business rates relief

With the general election just days away, the Conservatives have still not told small firms if they will receive business rates relief – despite promises by Sajid Javid that he would confirm details before the general election. The Liberal Democrats … Continue reading

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15 questions Theresa May and Michael Fallon must answer

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has laid down 15 questions for the Conservatives to answer on the big issues of national security, schools, health and social care, welfare and their manifesto. He has attacked them and their leader Theresa May … Continue reading

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Swanley CAB will shortly move to new central site

Swanley Citizens Advice will shortly get its own dedicated site in the Centre next to Specsavers. Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate Alan Bullion said: “I was delighted to learn on a visit to the CAB offices in Sevenoaks that a new … Continue reading

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It’s ever so easy to switch! Sevenoaks Lib Dem candidate Alan Bullion benefits from CAB Energy advice session

Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Alan Bullion visited Sevenoaks Citizens Advice to have a one-to-one energy advice session with their Energy Champion for the South East, Louise Walford. Louise can help you to reduce your energy bills by switching supplier, changing … Continue reading

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Solidarity with the people of Manchester

General election campaigning has been suspended following the terrible atrocity in Manchester. Our thoughts go out to all those affected by the tragic events of this week. Alan Bullion, Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for Sevenoaks and Swanley

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MAY stealth scheme means Sevenoaks and Swanley pensioners will pay more for vital social care – Stop the Tory Dementia Tax Now!

Conservative manifesto plans by Theresa May will mean the average household in Sevenoaks and Swanley could be forced to pay much more of the value of their homes for vital social care. Lib Dem figures show that 9 out of 10 households could … Continue reading

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Alan Bullion welcomes Lib Dem plans to triple vital Sevenoaks pupil premium funding, but slams Tory slashing of free school meals

Sevenoaks and Swanley Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Alan Bullion welcomes plans to triple funding for the early years pupil premium, with gives extra cash to nurseries, preschools and school receptions when they take on children from disadvantaged backgrounds. This cash … Continue reading

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Save the 402 bus service to Halstead and Knockholt and Sevenoaks Weald

I have received the following message from a frequent user of the 402 service: “I am extremely worried that Arriva Kent & Sussex Ltd has applied to Transport for London to withdraw route 402 between Bromley and Dunton Green. This … Continue reading

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Southeastern Pre-Election Fares Shock – what does Michael Fallon have to say to hard-pressed Sevenoaks commuters?

Southeastern have announced that offpeak fares will be increased by 3.4% (or 10p, whichever is the greater) from Sunday. An offpeak day return to London from Sevenoaks will now be £12.10. This is significantly higher than the Consumer Prices Index … Continue reading

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Lib Dems to put more Sevenoaks and Swanley bobbies on the beat

The Liberal Democrats have announced they would boost investment in police forces by £300m a year. This is in stark contrast to the Conservatives who have overseen devastating cuts to community policing. Theresa May as Home Secretary and now Prime … Continue reading

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