Category Archives: Business

Sevenoaks Lib Dems welcome extra funding for schools and hospitals

The Liberal Democrats have announced a £17 billion infrastructure fund to repair and restore schools and hospitals across England. Local headteachers are increasingly forced to use money that should be dedicated for books, teachers and equipment to fix leaking roofs … Continue reading

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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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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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Slashed Tory defence spending and falling troop numbers slammed by Paddy Ashdown and UK military chiefs

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Excerpt from Alan Bullion’s adoption meeting speech in Sevenoaks – Averting a Tory Hard Brexit

Only the Lib Dems can stop a Tory Hard Brexit in Sevenoaks and Swanley Local MP Sir Michael Fallon has lurched from being for Brexit, to against, and is now for a ‘Full Brexit’, which would threaten vital jobs in our … Continue reading

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Sevenoaks and Swanley Lib Dems see membership surge

  Liberal Democrats in Sevenoaks and Swanley have seen a surge in new members over the past two weeks, since the general election was called. It comes as the Liberal Democrats reach their highest ever membership nationally, now with almost 102,000 members. 14,000 new members … Continue reading

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Alan Bullion to defend Sevenoaks and Swanley against Fallon’s ‘Total Brexit’

Dr Alan Bullion will be the Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for Sevenoaks and Swanley, standing up for local people against a Tory Hard Brexit. Alan works in business reports publishing and has also taught for the Open University. He stood in Sevenoaks and … Continue reading

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Local Lib Dem dad stands up for the people of Gravesham

James Willis, an active member of Gravesham Liberal Democrats and a local Councillor for Heath Ward in Maidstone, will be the 2017 Lib Dem Parliamentary candidate for the constituency of Gravesham. He grew up in Gravesend before moving to Maidstone for family … Continue reading

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SEVENOAKS FUTURE STARTS WITH YOU!

Lib Dems asked what you want for Sevenoaks When we asked in our survey, you said priorities are: Safer streets, action volume and speed of traffic, and air pollution, especially round schools Protection for open spaces in Sevenoaks and the … Continue reading

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