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Ipswich Star
Your guide to today’s police and crime commissioner and council elections in Suffolk and north Essexheld by Conservative Tim Passmore. He is standing again but faces competition f
Your guide to today’s police and crime commissioner and council elections in Suffolk and north Essex
Ipswich Star / Posted an hour ago
held by Conservative Tim Passmore. He is standing again but faces competition from Terence Carter (Gre), Helen Korfanty (Lib Dem), Cath Pickles (Lab) and Simon Tobin (UKIP). The Essex police and crime commissioner in the post’s first four-year... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Havering heads to the polls in ‘nastiest’ campaign for Mayor of Londonfor Mayor of London Mayoral candidates: Sian Berry (Green), Zac Goldsmith (Tor
Havering heads to the polls in ‘nastiest’ campaign for Mayor of London
Romford Recorder / Posted 2 hours ago
for Mayor of London Mayoral candidates: Sian Berry (Green), Zac Goldsmith (Tory), Sadiq Khan (Lab) and Caroline Pidgeon (Lib Dem) Havering goes to the polls today to vote for the capital’s next mayor in what has been described by commentators as... Read more
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Express and Star
May 2016 local council elections in the Black Country and Staffordshire « Express & Starare put to the vote. Labour holds power with 22 seats, the Tories have 11, whi
May 2016 local council elections in the Black Country and Staffordshire « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 2 hours ago
are put to the vote. Labour holds power with 22 seats, the Tories have 11, while UKIP hold five. One seat each is held by Lib Dem and Independent candidates, while one is currently vacant. Nine of the seats up for grabs currently belong to the... Read more
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Ilford Recorder
Redbridge heads to the polls in ‘nastiest’ campaign for Mayor of Londonfor Mayor of London Mayoral candidates: Sian Berry (Green), Zac Goldsmith (Tor
Redbridge heads to the polls in ‘nastiest’ campaign for Mayor of London
Ilford Recorder / Posted 3 hours ago
for Mayor of London Mayoral candidates: Sian Berry (Green), Zac Goldsmith (Tory), Sadiq Khan (Lab) and Caroline Pidgeon (Lib Dem) Redbridge goes to the polls today to vote for the capital’s next mayor in what has been described by commentators... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Polls open as residents across Cumbria cast their votes - full list of candidatesfor the following wards: Coniston and Crake Valley - Anne Hall (Conservative),
Polls open as residents across Cumbria cast their votes - full list of candidates
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
for the following wards: Coniston and Crake Valley - Anne Hall (Conservative), Mark Kidd (Green Party), Val Sykes (Lib Dem); Hawkshead - David Fletcher (Lib Dem), Gwen Harrison (Green Party), Ann Myatt (Conservative), David Walker... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Polls open for Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner electioncandidates are Conservative Katy Bourne, the Green Party’s James Doyle, Labour’
Polls open for Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election
Chichester Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
candidates are Conservative Katy Bourne, the Green Party’s James Doyle, Labour’s Michael Jones, UKIP’s Patrick Lowe, and Lib Dem James Walsh. Polling stations across the county will close at 10am tonight, with the result expected after noon on... Read more
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Sussex Express
Polls open for Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner electioncandidates are Conservative Katy Bourne, the Green Party’s James Doyle, Labour’
Polls open for Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner election
Sussex Express / Posted 4 hours ago
candidates are Conservative Katy Bourne, the Green Party’s James Doyle, Labour’s Michael Jones, UKIP’s Patrick Lowe, and Lib Dem James Walsh. Polling stations across the county will close at 10am tonight, with the result expected after noon on... Read more
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Gazette News
Voters go to the polls today to choose their new Colchester Councilof areas and the number of councillors. The changes were, however, opposed by
Voters go to the polls today to choose their new Colchester Council
Gazette News / Posted 4 hours ago
of areas and the number of councillors. The changes were, however, opposed by the Liberal Democrats. Colchester Council's Lib Dem leader Paul Smith said: "We feel given the growth in population, there is more than enough work for the existing... Read more
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Daily Record
Nicola Sturgeon urges supporters to make both votes SNPtheir lives to the extent it might have? “I do not believe we can. The devolut
Nicola Sturgeon urges supporters to make both votes SNP
Daily Record / Posted 4 hours ago
their lives to the extent it might have? “I do not believe we can. The devolution generation deserves better.” Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie told activists at his party’s HQ: “Liberal Democrats are ambitious for Scotland but better does... Read more
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birminghammail
Bordesley Green vote fraud trio made bankruptsolicitor Raghib Ahsan, himself a former Labour councillor, said: “We had to fo
Bordesley Green vote fraud trio made bankrupt
birminghammail / Posted 4 hours ago
solicitor Raghib Ahsan, himself a former Labour councillor, said: “We had to force bankruptcy.” Coun Shaukat Ali Khan (Lib Dem, Bordesley Green), said: “They lost the court case and have to pay the costs. “I know that the solicitors acting for... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Everything you need to know about the London electionsare the candidates for mayor of London 2016? There are ten other candidates in
Everything you need to know about the London elections
Daily Mirror / Posted 5 hours ago
are the candidates for mayor of London 2016? There are ten other candidates including Caroline Pidgeon for the Lib Dems, Sian Berry (Greens), George Galloway (Respect) and Sophie Walker (Women’s Equality Party) and Peter Whittle... Read more
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express
Blow for Nicola Sturgeon as Scottish economy grows almost SIX times slower than the UK’sof the UK. "We need to go for growth in Scotland. Instead, the SNP is draining
Blow for Nicola Sturgeon as Scottish economy grows almost SIX times slower than the UK’s
express / Posted 10 hours ago
of the UK. "We need to go for growth in Scotland. Instead, the SNP is draining momentum out of the economy." Scottish Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie said: "We need Scotland to be the best again but our economy seems to have gone backwards with... Read more
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Evening Standard
London Mayor Election 2016: The outsiders' policies for businessLib-Dem candidate Caroline Pidgeon has a tech-influenced slant to her policies
London Mayor Election 2016: The outsiders' policies for business
Evening Standard / Posted 12 hours ago
Lib-Dem candidate Caroline Pidgeon has a tech-influenced slant to her policies that could win her friends among London’s budding digital entrepreneurs. The 43-year-old wants to lobby Government to relax visa restrictions on talent coming from... Read more
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express
The areas at risk of VOTE RIGGING ahead of local elections and EU referendumin Woking will also be on red alert for this summer's elections, which come a y
The areas at risk of VOTE RIGGING ahead of local elections and EU referendum
express / Posted 12 hours ago
in Woking will also be on red alert for this summer's elections, which come a year after five relatives of Lib Dem candidate Mohammed Bashir were jailed for electoral fraud. A spokesman for Surrey Police said officers will be at... Read more
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Scotsman
Holyrood 2016: Six things to watch out for on election night Lib Dem Willie Rennie, Scottish Labour's Kezia Dugdale, SNP leader Nicola Stur
Holyrood 2016: Six things to watch out for on election night
Scotsman / Posted 13 hours ago
Lib Dem Willie Rennie, Scottish Labour's Kezia Dugdale, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson of the Scottish Conservatives, and Patrick Harvie of the Scottish Greens attend the STV... Read more
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birminghammail
Birmingham council elections 2016: Who can I vote for on May 5?Green Eamonn Flynn TUSC Acocks Green John O'Shea LAB Acocks Green Richard Spa
Birmingham council elections 2016: Who can I vote for on May 5?
birminghammail / Posted 15 hours ago
Green Eamonn Flynn TUSC Acocks Green John O'Shea LAB Acocks Green Richard Sparkes CON Acocks Green Penny Wagg LIB DEM Acocks Green Alan Ware SDP HELD BY LAB ____________________________ Aston Jahid Choudhury CON Aston Adrian... Read more
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birminghammail
Who can I vote for in Wolverhampton council elections on May 5?John Rowley LAB HELD BY LAB ______________________ Bushbury North Gerard Fle
Who can I vote for in Wolverhampton council elections on May 5?
birminghammail / Posted 16 hours ago
John Rowley LAB HELD BY LAB ______________________ Bushbury North Gerard Fletcher UKIP Bushbury North Ian Jenkins LIB DEM Bushbury North Hazel Malcolm LAB Bushbury North Andrew McNeil CON Bushbury North Michelle Webster GREEN HELD BY... Read more
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birminghammail
Who can I vote for in Solihull council elections on May 5?GREEN Chelmsley Wood Rosie Worsley UKIP HELD BY GREEN ______________________
Who can I vote for in Solihull council elections on May 5?
birminghammail / Posted 16 hours ago
GREEN Chelmsley Wood Rosie Worsley UKIP HELD BY GREEN ______________________ Dorridge and Hockley Heath Paul Fairburn LIB DEM Dorridge and Hockley Heath Iona McIntyre GREEN Dorridge and Hockley Heath Ken Meeson CON Dorridge and Hockley... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Party leaders have their say as Stockport gears up for Thursday's council electionsthe council consisting of 63 seats in total. He says he has deliberately targe
Party leaders have their say as Stockport gears up for Thursday's council elections
Manchester Evening News / Posted 18 hours ago
the council consisting of 63 seats in total. He says he has deliberately targeted Manor so he can go head-to-head with the Lib Dem leader on his anti-council cuts ticket. John said: “We targeted Manor because it is the leader of the council’s... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Ruth Davidson: Give me a chance to hold SNP to accountover and let someone else have a go. Let me get stuck into them. "I say to eve
Ruth Davidson: Give me a chance to hold SNP to account
EveningTimes Online / Posted 22 hours ago
over and let someone else have a go. Let me get stuck into them. "I say to everyone in Scotland - Conservative, Labour, Lib Dem, Yes, No, or anywhere in the middle: if you want someone to do a job, I will work for you." She insisted literacy... Read more
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chroniclelive
Barking up the wrong tree - Newcastle City Council hits back at claims of poor maintenanceand the number of tree specialists have been cut from 12 to seven posts. The tr
Barking up the wrong tree - Newcastle City Council hits back at claims of poor maintenance
chroniclelive / Posted 22 hours ago
and the number of tree specialists have been cut from 12 to seven posts. The tree inspector roll has also been abolished. Lib Dem councillor Greg Stone said: “Tree maintenance in Newcastle is fragmented, under resourced and not fit for... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Q&A: All you need to know about the “super Thursday” electionsBett for the last four years. He is standing again and is being contested by fi
Q&A: All you need to know about the “super Thursday” elections
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 23 hours ago
Bett for the last four years. He is standing again and is being contested by five candidates Lorne Green (Con), Jacky Howe (Lib Dem), Chris Jones (Lab), David Moreland (UKIP), Martin Schmierer (Gre). In Suffolk the post has been held by... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
You need to see the weird merchandise you can buy before the Holyrood electionstheir very own Jeremy Corbyn Christmas tree topper through SnokersImaginarium o
You need to see the weird merchandise you can buy before the Holyrood elections
EveningTimes Online / Posted 23 hours ago
their very own Jeremy Corbyn Christmas tree topper through SnokersImaginarium on Etsy. Mugs proclaiming ‘Proud to vote Lib Dems’ and ‘Love immigration - Vote Greens’ are also available for Lib Dem and Green supporters. However, there’s also... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Q&A: All you need to know about the “super Thursday” electionsBett for the last four years. He is standing again and is being contested by fi
Q&A: All you need to know about the “super Thursday” elections
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 23 hours ago
Bett for the last four years. He is standing again and is being contested by five candidates Lorne Green (Con), Jacky Howe (Lib Dem), Chris Jones (Lab), David Moreland (UKIP), Martin Schmierer (Gre). In Suffolk the post has been held by... Read more
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Daily Mirror
When are the local election results? Your definitive guide to what's going onbeing the biggest party, they're outnumbered in the seaside resort by a curious
When are the local election results? Your definitive guide to what's going on
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
being the biggest party, they're outnumbered in the seaside resort by a curious coalition of independents, Labour and Lib Dems. Will fears over the EU in Essex drive voters to the Tories, or away from them? 1am English councils: Brentwood,... Read more
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Daily Record
Holyrood election: Five vital seats that will show how parties are faringof the parliament. These five constituency seats will give crucial clues to ho
Holyrood election: Five vital seats that will show how parties are faring
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
of the parliament. These five constituency seats will give crucial clues to how the parties are faring. ORKNEY has been a Lib Dem fortress for years and gave the party their only Scottish seat amid last year’s Westminster meltdown. But the victor... Read more
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express
Park PR to vice president at Chinese bank – how did ex-MP Danny Alexander get THAT job?a knighthood along the way - former MP Danny Alexander is to move to Beijing in
Park PR to vice president at Chinese bank – how did ex-MP Danny Alexander get THAT job?
express / Posted yesterday
a knighthood along the way - former MP Danny Alexander is to move to Beijing in his most high-profile job to date. Former Lib Dem MP Danny Alexander is now vice-president at a Chinese bank Despite his limited experience in the world of... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon faces claims SNP tax regime ‘harms firms’Tory leader took to the skies for a helicopter tour of northern, eastern wester
Nicola Sturgeon faces claims SNP tax regime ‘harms firms’
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Tory leader took to the skies for a helicopter tour of northern, eastern western parts of the country to meet former Lib Dem and Labour voters who are now backing her party. Ms Davidson said: “You don’t have to agree with everything my party... Read more
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Gazette News
Bill's over the moon with Leicester's heroicsmedals still come few and far between. And believe it or not, there's one in S
Bill's over the moon with Leicester's heroics
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
medals still come few and far between. And believe it or not, there's one in St Alban's Road, Colchester. Bill Frame, a Lib Dem councillor for the town, was born and bred in the Midlands city and his dad, William - known as Billy - turned out... Read more
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Scotsman
Nicola Sturgeon tax policy ‘runs firms into bankruptcy’Tory leader took to the skies for a helicopter tour of northern, eastern wester
Nicola Sturgeon tax policy ‘runs firms into bankruptcy’
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Tory leader took to the skies for a helicopter tour of northern, eastern western parts of the country to meet former Lib Dem and Labour voters who are now backing her party. Ms Davidson said: “You don’t have to agree with everything my party... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Hunt's fight with junior doctors exposed as 'a castle built on sand'the figures were initially withheld from junior doctors - and released only aft
Jeremy Hunt's fight with junior doctors exposed as 'a castle built on sand'
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
the figures were initially withheld from junior doctors - and released only after a former Health Minister asked for them. Lib Dem MP Norman Lamb said: “All you can conclude is they kept the information secret because it was embarrassing. "I find... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Local elections 2016 - meet your Runnymede borough candidateswe would be committed to understanding and pursuing the local issues that are i
Local elections 2016 - meet your Runnymede borough candidates
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
we would be committed to understanding and pursuing the local issues that are important to you. "If elected, your Lib Dem councillors will work to build those goals, both by their own efforts and by tapping into the support network of... Read more
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Scotsman
A short history of Scottish Parliament elections, 1999-2011three of those via the list vote, but nine short of an overall majority. It agr
A short history of Scottish Parliament elections, 1999-2011
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
three of those via the list vote, but nine short of an overall majority. It agreed to enter a coalition with the 17-strong Lib Dems. The SNP, with 35 seats, formed the official opposition. The Tories, strict opponents of proportional... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Three-day market closure plans could be hot topic that swings Darwen votein the ward in John Roberts, Paul O’Garr and Kieran Richards, while current cou
Three-day market closure plans could be hot topic that swings Darwen vote
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
in the ward in John Roberts, Paul O’Garr and Kieran Richards, while current councillor Simon Huggill will stand for the Lib Dems with relatives Rebecca and Peter. MORE TOP STORIES: But also thrown into the mix will be Ukip candidate Madeline... Read more
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express
'Sickening': British Army interpreter 'kills himself' after being refused asylumlast Wednesday night where a man was pronounced dead at the scene and his death
'Sickening': British Army interpreter 'kills himself' after being refused asylum
express / Posted yesterday
last Wednesday night where a man was pronounced dead at the scene and his death was not being treated as suspicious. Lib Dem Lord Ashdown, who has continually fought for translators to be taken in by Britain, said: "This is the most tragic... Read more
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Gulf News
Two front-runners in London mayoral electionHe was elected MP for Richmond Park in 2010 and increased his majority in 2015
Two front-runners in London mayoral election
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
He was elected MP for Richmond Park in 2010 and increased his majority in 2015 — a constituency which had previously been a Lib Dem stronghold. He is known for his involvement in environmental issues, particularly his vocal opposition to Heathrow... Read more
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birminghammail
Is your councillor under threat in the Birmingham elections 2016?city council on Friday - and for the next two years. Labour are in control wit
Is your councillor under threat in the Birmingham elections 2016?
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
city council on Friday - and for the next two years. Labour are in control with 77 seats, the Conservatives have 30, the Lib Dems 11 and there is one independent councillor and one vacant seat. The current crop of seats were last fought in 2012,... Read more
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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Health Secretary asked to ring-fence ‘red line’ services at North Devon District Hospitalsurprised at the number of people who have made contact with me expressing conc
Health Secretary asked to ring-fence ‘red line’ services at North Devon District Hospital
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted yesterday
surprised at the number of people who have made contact with me expressing concern, hence my letter to Jeremy Hunt. “My Lib Dem councillor colleagues and I are launching an on line petition asking people to sign up in support of these ‘red line’... Read more
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chroniclelive
North East local elections - more than 100 seats up for grabsand counted in the early hours of Friday morning the Liberal Democrats will be
North East local elections - more than 100 seats up for grabs
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
and counted in the early hours of Friday morning the Liberal Democrats will be hoping the story is one of recovery. Lib Dem leader Tim Farron told Radio 4 last week that it was “in the interests of British democracy” that the party has a... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Local elections 2016 - meet your Woking borough candidatesbe prioritised for future development.” Liberal Democrats William Forster for
Local elections 2016 - meet your Woking borough candidates
Surrey Advertiser / Posted yesterday
be prioritised for future development.” Liberal Democrats William Forster for Woking's Liberal Democrats said: “The Lib Dems are prioritising changing the Conservative council’s development plans, lowering rates on small independent... Read more
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Gulf News
The two front-runnersHe was elected MP for Richmond Park in 2010 and increased his majority in 2015
The two front-runners
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
He was elected MP for Richmond Park in 2010 and increased his majority in 2015 — a constituency which had previously been a Lib Dem stronghold. He is known for his involvement in environmental issues, particularly his vocal opposition to Heathrow... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Norman Lamb equates his Norwich City Football Club woes to demise of the Lib Dems General Election 2015 Hustings at Cromer Parish church, local candidate Norma
Norman Lamb equates his Norwich City Football Club woes to demise of the Lib Dems
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
General Election 2015 Hustings at Cromer Parish church, local candidate Norman Lamb (Lib Dem). Picture: MARK BULLIMORE The Canaries Premier League struggles compete... Read more
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birminghammail
Lib Dem Jon Hunt: We'll bring back free garden waste collectionsLeader of Birmingham Lib Dem Group Over the last couple of years we have seen
Lib Dem Jon Hunt: We'll bring back free garden waste collections
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
Leader of Birmingham Lib Dem Group Over the last couple of years we have seen the environment and appearance of the city decline dramatically. Flytipping is a major problem and now street cleaning services are to be cut too. Liberal Democrat... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Norman Lamb equates his Norwich City Football Club woes to demise of the Lib Dems General Election 2015 Hustings at Cromer Parish church, local candidate Norma
Norman Lamb equates his Norwich City Football Club woes to demise of the Lib Dems
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
General Election 2015 Hustings at Cromer Parish church, local candidate Norman Lamb (Lib Dem). Picture: MARK BULLIMORE The Canaries Premier League struggles compete... Read more
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chroniclelive
Everything you need to know about Newcastle City Council's local electionshave launched an all out assault in Castle, Fawdon, North Heaton, North Jesmond
Everything you need to know about Newcastle City Council's local elections
chroniclelive / Posted yesterday
have launched an all out assault in Castle, Fawdon, North Heaton, North Jesmond and Ouseburn in an attempt to take five of Lib Dem’s 22 council seats. The Tories are hoping to capture a city council seat and have eyes set on West Gosforth where... Read more
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Gazette News
Just 2 of Colchester's 12 bus lanes are monitored by cameraonly way rogue drivers can be punished at the other lanes is if they are caught
Just 2 of Colchester's 12 bus lanes are monitored by camera
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
only way rogue drivers can be punished at the other lanes is if they are caught red-handed by traffic police. Bill Frame, Lib Dem Colchester councillor for the town centre, has now called on County Hall bosses to come clean. He said: "Either... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Party leaders emphasise jobs and education in pitches for votescuts" could have on education and frontline services. Liberal Democrat leader
Party leaders emphasise jobs and education in pitches for votes
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
cuts" could have on education and frontline services. Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will join his West of Scotland Lib Dem candidate Katy Gordon at a mini golf course in Renfrew, insisting education and mental health have been "neglected"... Read more
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heraldscotland
Party leaders emphasise jobs and education in pitches for votescuts" could have on education and frontline services. Liberal Democrat leader
Party leaders emphasise jobs and education in pitches for votes
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
cuts" could have on education and frontline services. Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will join his West of Scotland Lib Dem candidate Katy Gordon at a mini golf course in Renfrew, insisting education and mental health have been "neglected"... Read more
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express
Nicola Sturgeon warnsaccused of ‘milking’ successful firms by Scottish business leaders Tim Farron
Nicola Sturgeon warns
express / Posted 2 days ago
accused of ‘milking’ successful firms by Scottish business leaders Tim Farron claims SNP voters are RETURNING to Lib Dems But Ms Sturgeon again swept aside concerns she was breaking her promise of a "once in a generation" event. She... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Nigel Farage claims up to £15,000 a day in EU funds for bodyguardsbranded Mr Farage a hypocrite after his years of moaning that the EU wastes tax
Nigel Farage claims up to £15,000 a day in EU funds for bodyguards
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
branded Mr Farage a hypocrite after his years of moaning that the EU wastes taxpayers cash on frivolous expenses. Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said: "Once again UKIP have been found taking the British taxpayer for a ride. "If Nigel Farage... Read more
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