CLEANER RIVERS, BUS DISCOUNTS, CYCLE ROUTES AND TREE PLANTING AT THE HEART OF LIBDEM SOMERSET MANIFESTO

12 April, 2022

CLEANER RIVERS, BUS DISCOUNTS, CYCLE ROUTES AND TREE PLANTING AT THE HEART OF LIBDEM SOMERSET MANIFESTO

Taking on the government on sewage in our rivers, discounted bus travel for teenagers, more safe cycle routes and planting 150,000 trees every year have been announced as key Liberal Democrat proposals in their manifesto for the Somerset Council elections on being held on 5th May to be published ...

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Lib Dem Leader announces plans for 1,000 zero carbon homes per year pledge

21 March, 2022

Lib Dem Leader announces plans for 1,000 zero carbon homes per year pledge

On a visit to Somerset the Liberal Democrat Leader Ed Davey has announced a flagship manifesto commitment from the Somerset Lib Dems to build 1,000 new low and zero carbon council and social rent houses per year.

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Somerset West and Taunton to be hit by £20,505,594 National Insurance bombshell as cost-of-living crisis bites

18 March, 2022

Somerset West and Taunton to be hit by £20,505,594 National Insurance bombshell as cost-of-living crisis bites

Typical family in Somerset West and Taunton set to pay an extra £122.60 in national insurance contributions (NICs) this year as cost-of-living crunch hits. Local businesses are also set to feel the squeeze with £12,303,356 tax hit. Lib Dems demand emergency VAT tax cut to put money back in the p...

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Somerset Liberal Democrats Make County Farms Pledge

10 March, 2022

Somerset Liberal Democrats Make County Farms Pledge

As Somerset Council elections loom, the Liberal Democrats are pledging to save county farms, saying that "watching them sell off the family silver has been heartbreaking".

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'Increasingly unhinged' Putin's actions show need for 'energy revolution'

25 February, 2022

'Increasingly unhinged' Putin's actions show need for 'energy revolution'

THE Liberal Democrat leader of Somerset West and Taunton Council and the party’s Parliamentary spokesperson in Taunton Deane have strongly condemned President Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, calling for tougher action against Russian interests.

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CARING GUARANTEE TO PUT THE HEART BACK INTO SOMERSET

14 February, 2022

CARING GUARANTEE TO PUT THE HEART BACK INTO SOMERSET

Lib Dems announce manifesto offer to Somerset's carers Addressing Somerset’s 58,000 unpaid carers this Valentine’s the county’s Lib Dems are today proposing a package of support for those who look after others. They say caring for unpaid carers will help put the heart back into Somerset and have ...

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