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Shoreline have let the East Marsh down big time

by Steve Beasant on May 24, 2015

Speaking after it was announced that Shoreline’s Board had rejected the offer from the YU Property Group to purchase the East Marsh Tower Blocks. Steve Beasant said: “I am astounded at this decision. We are told there are thousands of people on housing waiting lists. Where are the people that are in the flats going […]

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An outright ban on legal highs should be included in the next Queen’s Speech to avert the growing number of deaths and increasing harm linked to psychoactive substances, councils leaders said today. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents more than 400 councils across England and Wales, wants the Home Office to follow legislation introduced […]

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A new seven day a week children’s nursing team has been created in North East Lincolnshire to help children, including those with long term health conditions, stay out of hospital. Many children with chronic health problems, such as asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, spend a lot of time in hospital which can be distressing for them and […]

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If you look after someone who is ill or disabled or you need extra support yourself, thinking about the things you might be legally entitled to isn’t always your top priority. You may not know that the law has changed recently. Young carers, and young people with care and support needs and their carers, now […]

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Recording of bogus police officer

by Steve Beasant on May 22, 2015

National: People are urged not to be fall foul of police telephone scam A recording of a telephone conversation between a criminal and his victim has been released to the public by Dorset Police to make people aware of how fraudsters are trying to con the elderly out of thousands of pounds. A 68-year-old woman […]

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The Liberal Democrat leadership candidates Tim Farron and Norman Lamb have joined forces to launch the party’s campaign to protect the Human Rights Act. Before the election, the Liberal Democrats warned that if the Conservatives won a majority they would scrap the Human Rights Act. Now the Conservatives have set out plans to abolish the Human […]

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Putting himself firmly behind Tim Farron’s bid to become the next Leader of the Liberal Democrats, former MP Simon Hughes has said Farron will put affordable housing at the heart of his leadership if elected. Hughes and Farron yesterday visited the site of the old Heygate Estate in Elephant & Castle, where Hughes, who represented […]

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Stop the Tories from scrapping the Human Rights Act

by Steve Beasant on May 21, 2015

Before the election Liberal Democrats warned that if the Conservatives won a majority they would scrap the Human Rights Act. Now the Conservatives have set out plans to abolish the Human Rights Act in the first 100 days of this Parliament. The Human Rights Act protects your basic human rights regardless of your gender, religion […]

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Following the news that net migration in 2014 soared to 318,000, the Lib Dems have also criticised the government’s latest plans Liberal Democrat Peer Lord Paddick said: “The Tories promised to cut net migration to tens of thousands but failed spectacularly instead of admitting their target was a stupid idea, they have pushed the ‘let’s […]

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The following article was published yesterday on the Liberal Democrat Voice Website. Tim Farron has given an extensive interview to Pink News in which he directly addresses his voting record on LGBT issues and announces some key policy initiatives he wants to take forward. His three ideas are: One, when it comes to the equal […]

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