Theresa May’s Brexit deal is dead

Cheltenham Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate Max Wilkinson has said the Tories’ Brexit Deal is dead.

Yesterday’s vote in Parliament takes us a step closer to an exit from Brexit - with a resounding defeat of Theresa May’s Brexit deal - the biggest defeat in Parliament ever.

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Rail fare rise is another kick in the teeth for Cheltenham commuters

Responding to today’s increase in rail fares, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary spokesperson for Cheltenham Max Wilkinson said: “The rise in rail fares is another kick in the teeth for rail passengers in Cheltenham.

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Lib Dems table no confidence motion in Government

The Liberal Democrats, alongside the SNP, Plaid Cymru and the Green party, have tabled a motion of no confidence in the Conservative Government.
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Paul Baker to spearhead Lib Dem promotion push

Cheltenham Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that former Cheltenham Town F.C. Chairman, and councillor for Charlton Park, Paul Baker, has been elected as constituency chairman for 2019 at this year’s AGM.

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Brexit chaos hitting businesses hard

Responding to reports that UK- focused firms have been hit hard by the PM's proposed Brexit deal, with RBS, Lloyds, Barclays, Marks and Spencer, Barratt, Berkeley and EasyJet all seeing falls in their share prices

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Buy tickets for the Lib Dem Draw

The Lib Dem Draw is a great way to donate to the Liberal Democrat cause, and you could win one of our tremendous prizes

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Is Cheltenham's MP asleep on the job?

Liberal Democrat parliamentary spokesman for Cheltenham Max Wilkinson is asking whether the town’s Tory MP is asleep on the job after he conceded he was unaware of plans to downgrade the local hospital until he read it in a press release

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Tell us your views on Brexit

Whether you voted leave or remain, you almost certainly didn’t vote for this incompetence in government.

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We demand better than Tory health downgrades

Liberal Democrats are demanding better after NHS bosses revealed proposals for another downgrade of Cheltenham General Hospital.

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Pedal power –Lib Dems call for road improvements to encourage more to commute by bike

Today is the UK’s Cycle to Work day, one of the largest event in the bike calendar.  An annual celebration of cycling, every year the event sees thousands of workers ditch the car and cycle to work instead. 

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Tory MP’s charity visits won’t right the wrongs of his callous voting record

Liberal Democrat parliamentary spokesperson for Cheltenham Max Wilkinson has urged the town’s Tory MP to take responsibility for his callous voting record instead of visiting local charities looking sad.

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Theresa May’s brazen hypocrisy over Cheltenham

Local Liberal Democrats have accused the Conservatives of brazen hypocrisy after the Prime Minister praised Cheltenham’s Tory MP for attending a charity that helps people suffering due to government cuts.

 

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"Cyclists don’t know what a pothole is” says Tory Councillor

Gloucestershire’s pothole plague isn’t as bad as it might appear, in part because “Cyclists don’t know what a pothole is”, according to a senior Gloucestershire Conservative Councillor.

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OBR confirm dividend is a figment of May's imagination

Liberal Democrat Brexit Spokesperson Tom Brake has today slammed the Tory Government following confirmation from the Office for Budget Responsibility that a Brexit dividend doesn’t exist

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Tories languishing in a state of civil war

Liberal Democrat Brexit Spokesperson Tom Brake has warned that the Prime Minister’s job remains under threat despite last minute concessions to amendments to the Customs Bill from the right-wing European Research Group.

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Cable: May's fudged compromise already proving unworkable

Responding to the unrest within the Cabinet following Friday's meeting at Chequers, that has seen Brexit Secretary David Davis resign overnight, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Vince Cable said:

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The Windrush generation - 70 years on

By Baroness Floella Benjamin.

 

Today is the first ever National Windrush Day – 70 years since the arrival of HMS Empire Windrush.

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Tells us your views on the NHS

The NHS and social care services are in a state of crisis. The Conservatives have left them chronically under-funded, and staff embattled and undervalued, while need continues to grow and patient care suffers.

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£100million set to be invested for young people and families

  • Victory for Max in homes campaign as £100million set to be invested for young people and families.
  • Liberal Democrat borough council to invest £100million in homes for young people and families.
  • Move follows successful motion to council by Cheltenham parliamentary candidate Max Wilkinson.
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Thank you for believing in us

Cheltenham people in their thousands put their trust in the Liberal Democrats in May’s local elections. The Lib Dems won 17 out of 21 seats up for elections, taking our total up to 32 seats out of 40 – a gain of three seats

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