Local Barrister Judith Rogerson Implores Andrew Jones MP To Reject Internal Market Bill Tonight

Local barrister and Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesperson, Judith Rogerson, has written to Andrew Jones MP asking him to oppose the Government's plans to break international law through the Internal Market Bill tonight.

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Knaresborough Calls For No More Surprises For It's Market Stall Holders

Yesterday, Knaresborough Town Council agreed to write to Harrogate Borough Council asking it to fully support the town's 700 year old market and not excessively burden its traders any further fees, following a Liberal Democrat motion.

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Andrew Jones is Out of Touch on Furlough

Today the Government is reducing its furlough support to hundreds, if not thousands, of residents in Harrogate & Knaresborough.

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It is time for us to start listening.

Read Ed Davey's first speech to members as leader of the Liberal Democrats.

 

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Government must extend support to protect local jobs

The Liberal Democrats are urging the Government to continue furlough support until it is safe and extend support to those who have so far been excluded by the Government.

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Lib Dems demand Govt step in as 6,780 pensioners in Harrogate and Knaresborough lose free TV licence

The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to reinstate free TV licences for over-75s during the COVID-19 crisis, amid concerns that the decision to cut this benefit will leave millions of elderly people without television at a critical time.

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The Government's Planning Changes Show They're Not Serious About Tackling The Housing Crisis

A large number of poor quality homes could be a reality as recent planning reforms announced by the Housing Minister, state that new homes in England will be granted "automatic" permission to be built.

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Local Lib Dems Launch ‘Hands Off Harrogate’ Petition

Liberal Democrats have, today, launched a petition calling on the Tory Government to abandon their disastrous proposals for a mega council and Executive Mayor, instead bringing decision-making closer to residents.

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Local Lib Dems call on Andrew Jones to resist Dominic Cummings’ assault on the rule of law

Judith Rogerson, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Harrogate & Knaresborough, has called on local Conservative MP Andrew Jones to “pledge to defend the rule of law against any attempts by Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings to undermine it.”

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Tories Kick FREE NHS Staff Parking Further Into The Long Grass

An informal meeting of a NYCC scrutiny committee called to discuss a way forward for the Liberal Democrat motion to request Hospital Trusts in the area to continue to provide free on-site parking for NHS staff had to be abandoned when Tory members failed to turn up.

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