Stand up for carers

Stand up for carers

Being a carer can be rewarding and full of love. But it’s far from glamorous. It can be relentless and exhausting.900,000 full-time unpaid carers rely on Carer’s Allowance – but at just £67.25 a week, it’s not nearly enough. More than a third of those on Carer’s Allowance are struggling to make ...

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Put service personnel at the heart of new defence spending annoucements, says Vikki Slade

Put service personnel at the heart of new defence spending annoucements, says Vikki Slade

The news that the Government is increasing funding to the Armed Forces should be given a cautious welcome but with a huge caveat.  With its budget cut year on year, the military are unable to keep pace with what they need to spend, so this feels a little like offering the police 20,000 new polic...

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Lib Dems to bring motion banning badger culling before BCP

Lib Dems to bring motion banning badger culling before BCP

Tomorrow night Cllr Vikki Slade and the Liberal Democrats will bring before a meeting of BCP full council, a motion banning the culling of badgers on land owned by the authority supported by Green councillor Chris Rigby.  

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Could you be our new Diversity Officer?

Could you be our new Diversity Officer?

MDNP Lib Dems are looking for a diversity officer to join us on our executive! We have always been a very strong local party in creating gender balance, seeing an improving age spread of our members and we are seeing more LGBT+ engagement too. We have also successfully elected cllrs with disab...

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