Patrick Keating

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North Somerset LibDems propose an alternative budget

by patrickkeating on 8 January, 2019

North Somerset’s Liberal Democrat opposition will table their Alternative Budget for 2019/2020 at a council meeting tonight. The fully-costed Lib Dem Alternative Budget will propose additional investment in key services neglected by the Conservative administration: • A £200,000 ‘green action fund’ to enable community groups and town and parish councils to improve our local environment, […]

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No Deal Brexit is a Crisis for Local Councils

by patrickkeating on 1 August, 2018

Documents released by Sky News today provide further evidence that Brexit will be a disaster for local councils which are already struggling to provide services in the face of Tory funding cuts. Councils up and down the country, including Bristol and in the West of England, are having to work out the implications for social […]

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The campaign to protect Weston-super-Mare’s Accident and Emergency unit and reinstate overnight services received a boost on the first anniversary of overnight closure this week. Liberal Democrat Leader, Sir Vince Cable, has given his support to local campaigners fighting NHS cuts. Sir Vince said: “The overnight closure of Weston-super-Mare’s emergency unit is another symptom of […]

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