Liberal Democrats Call For Clarity On Leisure Company

Liberal Democrat councillors have hit out at the ‘abysmal lack of communication’ from Harrogate Borough Council on the creation of a leisure company and called for reassurances before support can be given.

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RAF Paint Job: What a Waste of Money

Local Liberal Democrats are appalled at the news that the Prime Minister is considering the expenditure of nearly £1m on a new paint job for the prime ministerial RAF aircraft.

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Local Liberal Democrats Call For Citizens’ Assembly To Address Climate Emergency

Liberal Democrat councillor Pat Marsh has written to Harrogate Borough Council to renew calls for a declaration of a Climate Emergency and to request the establishment of a Citizens’ Assembly.

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Support Needed To Protect Local Workers And Prevent Unemployment in Harrogate & Knaresborough

  • 12,700 in Harrogate & Knaresborough benefitted from job retention scheme.

  • Further 3,700 receiving financial support through Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, following Liberal Democrat campaign.

  • Scheme must be expanded and extended to prevent mass unemployment, say Lib Dems.

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Government Must Prevent Disadvantaged Pupils Falling Behind Due To COVID-19

Primary schools are now not expected to reopen to all pupils this academic year, leaving the Government with serious questions to answer.

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We should support local journalism and save Stray FM

At a time when we are getting used to strange things happening, there is one event that sticks in my mind.

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Lib Dems Criticise “Ill-Thought-Out” Decision to Open Schools Without Proper Support

The Liberal Democrats have criticised the Government’s “ill-thought-out” decision to reopen schools amidst the COVID-19 crisis, as new statistics from a National Education Union survey show that a large proportion of primary schools in Yorkshire & The Humber remain open only to children of key workers.

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Jones’ Vote To Force MPs Back To Parliament ‘Deeply Irresponsible’

  • PARLIAMENT HAD PUT IN PLACE A SYSTEM FOR REMOTE VOTING DURING THE LOCKDOWN.

  • THE GOVERNMENT NOW FORCING MPS TO RETURN TO WESTMINSTER TO VOTE IN PERSON.

  • ANDREW JONES MP VOTED IN FAVOUR OF ENDING REMOTE VOTING.

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Lib Dems Call On Govt To Invest In Mental Health Support In Face Of COVID-19 Crisis

The Liberal Democrats are calling for more support for mental health services across Yorkshire & the Humber as new figures from the ONS expose the enormous mental health impact of the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Lib Dems Call For Cross-Community Cooperation To Recover From Lockdown

Local Liberal Democrats have written to Chief Executive of Harrogate Borough Council, Wallace Samson, requesting that the council establish a ‘Coronavirus Response Teams’, bringing together community representatives from across the district to implement a coordinated recovery from the pandemic.

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