Category Archives: Pensions

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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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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Lib Dems protect triple-lock pension deal

I am proud to report that the triple-lock on all pensions will be protected and guaranteed by a Lib Dem government. Under Lib Dem pensions minister Steve Webb in the Coalition our policies for a better long-term were agreed and … 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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Your Liberal Democrat Candidates for Kent County Council

Your Liberal Democrat Candidates for Kent County Council Tony Clayton – Sevenoaks Town Tony has lived in Sevenoaks with his family since 1983. He has worked with businesses in Britain and round the world, helping them grow new ideas. He … Continue reading

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All monies returned to Kent from Icelandic banks

Sevenoaks Lib Dems are happy to confirm that all monies owed to Kentish council taxpayers from Iceland have finally been paid in full, with interest. In October 2008 Kent County Council (KCC), the Kent County Council Superannuation Fund and Kent … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrats release ‘manifesto with opportunity at its heart’

Our manifesto launch Stronger Economy. Fairer Society. Opportunity for Everyone Liberal Democrats release ‘manifesto with opportunity at its heart’ The Liberal Democrats have today released their 2015 General Election manifesto, describing it as a ‘manifesto with opportunity at its heart’. … Continue reading

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New Pension Freedoms

The Liberal Democrats have brought Pension Freedoms for those aged 55 and over who have a defined benefits pension. It is your hard earned money.  You should be able to use it as you feel fit. Liberal Democrat Pensions Minister … Continue reading

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