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Daily Telegraph
How football can explain politics: Labour dominate the Premier League while lower ranks are more ConservativeConservative), not Brighton Pavilion (which is Green). It is, as it happens, al
How football can explain politics: Labour dominate the Premier League while lower ranks are more Conservative
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Conservative), not Brighton Pavilion (which is Green). It is, as it happens, also right on the border with Lewes (which was Lib Dem but now is also Conservative). In fact, the car park and entrance to the ground are in Lewes, the pitch (and... Read more
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express
New SNP fury as finance secretary says financial black hole will NOT bar Scotland from EUto make the case for independence within the EU, what would be the price of tha
New SNP fury as finance secretary says financial black hole will NOT bar Scotland from EU
express / Posted 2 days ago
to make the case for independence within the EU, what would be the price of that be in higher taxes and reduced spending?” Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie said: “The SNP only ever focus on independence. They are failing to look at the real problem... Read more
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Gazette News
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-upof £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-up
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
of £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,150,000 to Labour, and £2,125,000 to the Lib Dems. The Conservatives' biggest individual donor was businessman Gerardo Lopez Fojaca, who gave the party £400,000,... Read more
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This is West Country
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-upof £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-up
This is West Country / Posted 2 days ago
of £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,150,000 to Labour, and £2,125,000 to the Lib Dems. The Conservatives' biggest individual donor was businessman Gerardo Lopez Fojaca, who gave the party £400,000,... Read more
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Bolton News
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-upof £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-up
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
of £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,150,000 to Labour, and £2,125,000 to the Lib Dems. The Conservatives' biggest individual donor was businessman Gerardo Lopez Fojaca, who gave the party £400,000,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll runof £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
of £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,150,000 to Labour, and £2,125,000 to the Lib Dems. The Conservatives' biggest individual donor was businessman Gerardo Lopez Fojaca, who gave the party £400,000,... Read more
18 related stories
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll runof £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
of £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,150,000 to Labour, and £2,125,000 to the Lib Dems. The Conservatives' biggest individual donor was businessman Gerardo Lopez Fojaca, who gave the party £400,000,... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-upof £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,
Labour gallop ahead of Tories in donations stakes with £6.2m in EU poll run-up
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
of £154,570, and the SNP £20,612. Businessman Lord David Sainsbury donated £2,150,000 to Labour, and £2,125,000 to the Lib Dems. The Conservatives' biggest individual donor was businessman Gerardo Lopez Fojaca, who gave the party £400,000,... Read more
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Scotsman
Corbyn ‘avoided EU campaign after Better Together backlash’the Scottish referendum was won by focusing solely on potential economic risks.
Corbyn ‘avoided EU campaign after Better Together backlash’
Scotsman / Posted 2 days ago
the Scottish referendum was won by focusing solely on potential economic risks. Former Prime Minister David Cameron, ex-Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg and Mr Corbyn's predecessor Ed Miliband campaigned together in support of the Union. Picture:... Read more
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Bury Times
Pothole repair work leaves residents in sticky situation on hottest day of yeartell the difference," said the resident. Community campaigner and Unsworth res
Pothole repair work leaves residents in sticky situation on hottest day of year
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
tell the difference," said the resident. Community campaigner and Unsworth resident Steve Middleton, who is a former Lib Dem election candidate, has been taking the issue up on behalf of the residents. He said: "The council needs to make a... Read more
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Bolton News
Councillors outraged at accusations of 'backroom deals' over planning inquiry termspublic will be fully informed of the ways in which they can be involved, via a
Councillors outraged at accusations of 'backroom deals' over planning inquiry terms
Bolton News / Posted 3 days ago
public will be fully informed of the ways in which they can be involved, via a forthcoming press statement. However, the Lib Dem twitter account had already made the allegation of backroom deals, something which outraged Cllr Critchley and his... Read more
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walesonline
Residents anger as city council plan to close tip within two monthshundreds and hundreds of people who signed a petition, attended a public meetin
Residents anger as city council plan to close tip within two months
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
hundreds and hundreds of people who signed a petition, attended a public meeting and made their views known,” she said. Lib Dem Gabalfa Councillor Ed Bridges said: “This has confirmed what residents had been expecting for months. Those of us in... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Townsfolk to have say on £9m Clitheroe market plancouncillors have now agreed to a council-led public consultation on the proposa
Townsfolk to have say on £9m Clitheroe market plan
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
councillors have now agreed to a council-led public consultation on the proposals for the market site. MORE TOP STORIES: Lib Dem Leader of the opposition Cllr Knox, who made the call for the meeting, is pleased that the public will finally get... Read more
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Pendle Today
Anger at council proposal to buy Nelson’s ACE Centreproposal to buy part of it will be discussed at Thursday’s meeting of Pendle Co
Anger at council proposal to buy Nelson’s ACE Centre
Pendle Today / Posted 4 days ago
proposal to buy part of it will be discussed at Thursday’s meeting of Pendle Council’s Executive, made up of Labour and Lib Dem councillors. A final decision will be made by full council in September. Leader of the Conservative Group on Pendle... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Councillors in row over Charlie Brown’s upgradehas sparked a row between councillors. To send a link to this page you must be
Councillors in row over Charlie Brown’s upgrade
Ilford Recorder / Posted 4 days ago
has sparked a row between councillors. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Last week Labour and Lib Dem councillors argued over a petition started by Cllr Gwyneth Deakins (Roding, Lib Dems) calling for Mayor of London... Read more
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Daily Mail
How 'Britain's richest banker' wants to become a drugs barondrugs. In addition, the U.S. experience will naturally be keenly watched by pr
How 'Britain's richest banker' wants to become a drugs baron
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
drugs. In addition, the U.S. experience will naturally be keenly watched by pro-legalisation campaigners in the UK, where Lib-Dem MPs including Nick Clegg are leading a cross-party campaign to introduce a legalised cannabis market in Britain which... Read more
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guardian-series
Notorious roundabout's future causes council rowdeliver on its promises and avoid previous years' disappointments. But despite
Notorious roundabout's future causes council row
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
deliver on its promises and avoid previous years' disappointments. But despite her claims Labour is “taking credit” for a Lib Dem campaign, council leader Jas Athwal congratulated his colleague on his work on the project. He said: “Our local... Read more
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guardian-series
Notorious roundabout's future causes council rowdeliver on its promises and avoid previous years' disappointments. But despite
Notorious roundabout's future causes council row
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
deliver on its promises and avoid previous years' disappointments. But despite her claims Labour is “taking credit” for a Lib Dem campaign, council leader Jas Athwal congratulated his colleague on his work on the project. He said: “Our local... Read more
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chroniclelive
'Don't cut out our green lung' - thousands protest over Town Moor roundabout plansludicrous plan.” Protestors turn out in force for a demonstration against plan
'Don't cut out our green lung' - thousands protest over Town Moor roundabout plans
chroniclelive / Posted 6 days ago
ludicrous plan.” Protestors turn out in force for a demonstration against plans to develop Blue House roundabout Fellow Lib Dem councillor Greg Stone said: “Lots of people in Jesmond and Gosforth areas are very concerned about the council’s... Read more
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Daily Record
Give Scots Olympic heroes public parade of thanks after Rio gold rushThe former Lib Dem leader – and sprint champion – says Scots should be allowed
Give Scots Olympic heroes public parade of thanks after Rio gold rush
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
The former Lib Dem leader – and sprint champion – says Scots should be allowed to celebrate the Olympians who lit up the summer after parades were announced in Manchester and London. Campbell, who competed for Great Britain at the 1964 Games in... Read more
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Scotsman
Euan McColm: Failing to back journalists puts free speech in danger– during last year’s general election campaign (Brooks-Gordon had, understandab
Euan McColm: Failing to back journalists puts free speech in danger
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
– during last year’s general election campaign (Brooks-Gordon had, understandably, voiced support for Jo Swinson, the Lib Dem who Nicolson would go on to beat to win the East Dunbartonshire seat), he wrote to her employers at Birkbeck College... Read more
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Daily Record
This PFI prison is set to cost Scottish taxpayers nearly a BILLION25-year contract with Sodexo Justice Services will be £955million. Read More
This PFI prison is set to cost Scottish taxpayers nearly a BILLION
Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
25-year contract with Sodexo Justice Services will be £955million. Read More The deal was brokered by the then Labour and Lib Dem administration. MacGregor said: “This is an absolutely staggering revelation, showing the sheer incompetence and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Brian Reade: David Cameron's honours list is an insult to our Olympic heroesspinning wheels at a world-record rate to win Olympic gold. Daily Mirror/Andy
Brian Reade: David Cameron's honours list is an insult to our Olympic heroes
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
spinning wheels at a world-record rate to win Olympic gold. Daily Mirror/Andy StenningLaura Trott with fiance Jason Kenny Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has leapt on the PR bandwagon calling for all Olympians to receive gongs, saying it would restore... Read more
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Daily Record
SNP Highland MPs didn't show for meetings to save last emergency Coastguard tugfrom Highland Council and the Northern and Western Isles. Orkney and Shetland
SNP Highland MPs didn't show for meetings to save last emergency Coastguard tug
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
from Highland Council and the Northern and Western Isles. Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael was at two. The Lib Dem said: “I was surprised that not one of the SNP MPs attended any of these meetings.” Councillors in the Western Isles... Read more
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Gazette News
Sajid Javid to have final say on Tollgate Village applicationchallenging a planning inspector’s decision to allow restaurants at Stane Park,
Sajid Javid to have final say on Tollgate Village application
Gazette News / Posted 8 days ago
challenging a planning inspector’s decision to allow restaurants at Stane Park, in Stanway, to go ahead. Dominic Graham, (Lib Dem) councillor responsible for sustainability, said: “The inspector acknowledged the status of the Local Plan and that... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Government to review beefing up protections for private tenants cashis not always protected and renters can lose huge sums if the letting agent com
Government to review beefing up protections for private tenants cash
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
is not always protected and renters can lose huge sums if the letting agent commits fraud or goes bust. The review, led by Lib Dem Peer Lord Palmer of Childs Hill and Labour Baroness Hayter, will discuss making 'Client Money Protection Schemes'... Read more
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Daily Star
Whopping 400 soldiers quitting every month over fears of Iraq War witch-huntin fear One officer said soldiers acting by the book on the frontline lived in
Whopping 400 soldiers quitting every month over fears of Iraq War witch-hunt
Daily Star / Posted 9 days ago
in fear One officer said soldiers acting by the book on the frontline lived in fear of prosecution over spurious claims. Lib Dem defence spokeswoman Baroness Judith Jolly said: “The steady increase in resignations is deeply worrying. It follows... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
SNP urged to spend Scottish share of sugar tax on tackling child obesitythat we crack down early on the obesity epidemic and stop the cycle of poor hea
SNP urged to spend Scottish share of sugar tax on tackling child obesity
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
that we crack down early on the obesity epidemic and stop the cycle of poor health in Scotland.” Alex Cole-Hamilton, a Lib Dem MSP, said: “The proceeds of the sugar tax need to be channelled into an initiative to increase participation in sport... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Driving away the shadowswould improve integration. But some money found its way to extremist organisati
Driving away the shadows
Namibia Economist / Posted 9 days ago
would improve integration. But some money found its way to extremist organisations. Partly as a result, in 2011 the Tory-Lib Dem coalition refocused the programme on terrorism. Last year the new Tory government passed a law placing a sweeping... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Calls for meeting about Clitheroe marketto be paused and for there to be a ‘wide, deep and meaningful consultation proc
Calls for meeting about Clitheroe market
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
to be paused and for there to be a ‘wide, deep and meaningful consultation process before any new plans are drawn up’. Lib Dem leader of the opposition, Cllr Allan Knox, said: “All of the opposition councillors are united in their criticism of... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Jubilant Labour holds all seatsstood as a candidate for Reading Borough Council on several occasions but moved
Jubilant Labour holds all seats
Reading Evening Post / Posted 9 days ago
stood as a candidate for Reading Borough Council on several occasions but moved to Guildford when she was selected as Lib Dem parliamentary candidate. WOKINGHAM district remains a Labour-free zone as the Tories and Lib Dems clung on to the... Read more
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Scotsman
Drug-related deaths in Scotland soar to record levelswas implicated in 93 deaths; ecstasy-type drugs in 15 deaths; amphetamines in 1
Drug-related deaths in Scotland soar to record levels
Scotsman / Posted 9 days ago
was implicated in 93 deaths; ecstasy-type drugs in 15 deaths; amphetamines in 17 deaths and alcohol in 107 deaths. Lib Dem health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton said: “When will the Scottish Government open its eyes and see that the current... Read more
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Namibia Economist
How Britain is fighting terrorismwould improve integration. But some money found its way to extremist organisati
How Britain is fighting terrorism
Namibia Economist / Posted 10 days ago
would improve integration. But some money found its way to extremist organisations. Partly as a result, in 2011 the Tory-Lib Dem coalition refocused the programme on terrorism. Last year the new Tory government passed a law placing a sweeping... Read more
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walesonline
Date announced for Cardiff council by-election in Roaththe 2012 election, there were just 51 votes in the vote between the fourth plac
Date announced for Cardiff council by-election in Roath
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
the 2012 election, there were just 51 votes in the vote between the fourth place Labour candidate and the unsuccessful Lib Dem candidate who was Rodney Berman. There was just a handful of votes between all the top eight seats. Any... Read more
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heraldscotland
Kezia Dugdale urges Nicola Sturgeon to learn from Labour's mistakes and end cronyism rowin their own portfolio areas flies in the face of this promise. "I accept that
Kezia Dugdale urges Nicola Sturgeon to learn from Labour's mistakes and end cronyism row
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
in their own portfolio areas flies in the face of this promise. "I accept that this was something that the last Labour/Lib Dem coalition Government in Holyrood did when we were in power. We were wrong then, as you are wrong now. With... Read more
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Daily Record
SNP accused of failing pupils as it grants extra support to just 46 schools£750million Attainment Scotland Fund. The latest slice goes to 46 primaries in
SNP accused of failing pupils as it grants extra support to just 46 schools
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
£750million Attainment Scotland Fund. The latest slice goes to 46 primaries in 12 of Scotland’s 32 council areas. But Lib Dem MSP Tavish Scott said: “The Scottish Government have had six weeks of the school holidays to devise a fair funding... Read more
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heraldscotland
Dugdale urges Sturgeon to learn from Labour's mistakes and end cronyism rowin their own portfolio areas flies in the face of this promise. "I accept that
Dugdale urges Sturgeon to learn from Labour's mistakes and end cronyism row
heraldscotland / Posted 10 days ago
in their own portfolio areas flies in the face of this promise. "I accept that this was something that the last Labour/Lib Dem coalition Government in Holyrood did when we were in power. We were wrong then, as you are wrong now. With... Read more
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express
SNP told to save under threat hospitals and maternity wardsthe SNP must start to increase NHS spending rather than forcing hard-pressed he
SNP told to save under threat hospitals and maternity wards
express / Posted 11 days ago
the SNP must start to increase NHS spending rather than forcing hard-pressed health boards to make yet more cuts." Lib Dem MSP Alex Cole-Hamilton said: "The health board can consult all they want but it is not hard to imagine the sort of... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Icing-gate: The Great British Bake Off is already causingthe icing pink for a woman, blue for a man in the contestant pics? Seems a bit
Icing-gate: The Great British Bake Off is already causing
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
the icing pink for a woman, blue for a man in the contestant pics? Seems a bit pigeonholing and backward! #GBBO Even the Lib Dem leader waded into the row. Looking forward to catching #GBBO but I hope the pink icing for girls, blue icing for... Read more
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express
More than 4,000 life of death calls 'were not reached on time last year'to 233 over the same period. In Edinburgh, the number increased from 58 patien
More than 4,000 life of death calls 'were not reached on time last year'
express / Posted 11 days ago
to 233 over the same period. In Edinburgh, the number increased from 58 patients in 2014/15 to 108 in 2015/16. Scottish Lib Dem health spokesman Alex Cole-Hamilton, whose party obtained the figures through a freedom of information request,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Icing-gate: The Great British Bake Off is already causing a stiram so ridiculously excited for new #GBBO but is gendered blue/pink icing in pro
Icing-gate: The Great British Bake Off is already causing a stir
Irish Examiner / Posted 11 days ago
am so ridiculously excited for new #GBBO but is gendered blue/pink icing in promo pics realllly necessary??? Even the Lib Dem leader waded into the row. However, not everyone was offended. On what planet is the leader of a mainstream... Read more
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express
Holyrood STITCH UP row: Sturgeon told to BAN government aides from committeescommittee In a letter to the First Minister, Ms Dugdale said: "I accept that t
Holyrood STITCH UP row: Sturgeon told to BAN government aides from committees
express / Posted 11 days ago
committee In a letter to the First Minister, Ms Dugdale said: "I accept that this was something that the last Labour/Lib Dem coalition government in Holyrood did when we were in power. "We were wrong then, as you are wrong now. "I am urging... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Lib Dem leader resigns from North Norfolk District CouncilUpdate: Andrew Wells, who has resigned from North Norfolk District Council. P
Lib Dem leader resigns from North Norfolk District Council
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
Update: Andrew Wells, who has resigned from North Norfolk District Council. Picture: SUBMITTED The leader of the Liberal Democrat group on North Norfolk District Council has... Read more
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express
Asylum-seeker who avoided deportation after public campaign faces JAIL over sex assaultpublic campaign faces JAIL over sex assault AN ASYLUM-SEEKER allowed to stay i
Asylum-seeker who avoided deportation after public campaign faces JAIL over sex assault
express / Posted 11 days ago
public campaign faces JAIL over sex assault AN ASYLUM-SEEKER allowed to stay in Britain thanks to a campaign led by a Lib Dem MP is facing jail following a sexual assault on a 21-year-old woman. GUILTY: Sivarajah Suganthan admitted sex... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Row over council plans to develop land near historic Liverpool parkGreen” application for parts of the Harthill estate including the paddock, wood
Row over council plans to develop land near historic Liverpool park
Liverpool Echo / Posted 11 days ago
Green” application for parts of the Harthill estate including the paddock, woodland and nature trail, and are supported by Lib Dem councillors. If successful the “Village Green” application would stop development on the land and preserve it for... Read more
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Gazette News
Royal Mail offices to be shut in reshuffletravel to Eastgates in Colchester. Lesley Scott-Boutell and daughter Jess Scot
Royal Mail offices to be shut in reshuffle
Gazette News / Posted 11 days ago
travel to Eastgates in Colchester. Lesley Scott-Boutell and daughter Jess Scott-Boutell, borough councillors for Stanway (Lib Dem), have been petitioning for the Lexden site to remain. She said: “I’m so cross. “We got a letter saying they were... Read more
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Daily Record
Boris Johnson left in charge of country while Theresa May is on holidayagain why we need a strong opposition to stand up to the Tories, who are taking
Boris Johnson left in charge of country while Theresa May is on holiday
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
again why we need a strong opposition to stand up to the Tories, who are taking the running of the country for granted.” Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said: “Putting Boris Johnson in charge of the country is like putting the Chuckle Brothers in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
New 'Duke of Westminster Tax' would stop aristocrats dodging inheritance taxof Westminster Tax’ to stop mega-rich aristocrats passing on their estates to t
New 'Duke of Westminster Tax' would stop aristocrats dodging inheritance tax
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
of Westminster Tax’ to stop mega-rich aristocrats passing on their estates to their heirs almost entirely tax-free. The Lib Dems said they want a tough new anti-tax avoidance law to end the scandal of billionaires passing on huge wealth without... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Boris Johnson 'can barely run a bath - let alone UK' blasts furious Labour MPMinisters to have been left in charge while the PM was away include former Labo
Boris Johnson 'can barely run a bath - let alone UK' blasts furious Labour MP
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
Ministers to have been left in charge while the PM was away include former Labour Deputy PM John Prescott and former Lib Dem Deputy PM Nick Clegg. A Downing Street source said: “It is standard practice for a senior duty minister to be... Read more
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express
While the boss is away... Boris is 'minister in charge' while Theresa May is on holidayMay herself has been a summer stand-in. The then Home Secretary shared the hon
While the boss is away... Boris is 'minister in charge' while Theresa May is on holiday
express / Posted 12 days ago
May herself has been a summer stand-in. The then Home Secretary shared the honour with then Foreign Secretary William Hague in 2013 after PM David Cameron and his Lib Dem Deputy Nick Clegg took their breaks at the same time.Rel... Read more
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