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Liberal Democrat MP for Wells Tessa Munt has received a reply to her Urgent Parliamentary Question to Home Secretary Theresa May. On the 11th November, Tessa Munt asked the Home Secretary the following: Tessa Munt (Wells) (LD): In the interests of clarity, may I ask the Home Secretary on what date she instructed her permanent […]

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Liberal Democrats in government have announced a further £12 million investment to help people with mental health conditions get back into work. This ties in with the Liberal Democrats‘ commitment to bringing treatment for mental health problems out of the shadows and in line with physical health. You can back our campaign to help us […]

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As the number of university entrants passed 500,000 for the first time this year, the gap between the most advantaged and the most disadvantaged students is at its lowest. Liberal Democrats put safeguards in place to encourage disadvantaged young people to go to university. Setting the system on a sustainable footing, with the poorest 30% […]

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The CMA is consulting on amendments to two of the proposed remedies in its payday lending investigation. In October, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published the proposed remedies it had provisionally decided to introduce in the payday lending market to increase price competition between payday lenders and help borrowers get a better deal. One […]

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Smokers who sign up to quit with North East Lincolnshire’s Stop Smoking Service will have the opportunity to receive a free 12-week gym membership at Lincs Inspire’s Grimsby Leisure Centre when they kick the habit. The new campaign, which launches on Monday, January 5, is available to smokers living in North East Lincolnshire who attend […]

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North East Lincolnshire Council’s Trading Standards team has confiscated about £23,000 worth of illicit tobacco in an operation in the borough on Tuesday, 16 December – the largest haul so far this year. As the result of a partnership between North East Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Health and Well Being Board, and the North […]

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Trading Standards officers are warning households in North East Lincolnshire to be wary of cold callers offering to carry work on their homes. The warning comes after reports of a man calling at a home in the Grimsby area offering to carry out roofing repairs and felting services. He had no identification or calling card […]

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As part of Humberside Police’s Operation Yuletide this festive period, Humberside Police and partners are continuing their work combating domestic violence this Christmas with work on-going through the festive period. Extra resources are made available, so that officers and support agencies can act immediately to respond to calls for service which are of a domestic […]

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Liberal Democrat MP for Bradford East David Ward is urging households to call the free Home Heat helpline to get free advice on assistance with energy bills and keeping warm during the winter. New research from Home Heat Helpline shows 11,000 households in Bradford East are eligible for help to keep their home warm this […]

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Businesses are being targeted by organised fraudsters in a number of impersonation scams according to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB). Some cases have resulted in multi-million pound losses and pose significant threats to businesses that fail to take any security measures to protect themselves say the NFIB. How fraudsters are targeting businesses: Mandate Fraud […]

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