Patrick Keating for Weston-super-Mare

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The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to scrap business rates and replace them with a landowner levy, to “breathe new life” into high streets in Weston-super-Mare. The party would replace business rates with a commercial landowner levy, based on the value of the land only. This would take the cost off businesses and help support […]

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The Liberal Democrats have announced they will freeze rail fare increases for Weston-super-Mare commuters and season ticket holders for the next five years, while fixing the broken fares and ticketing system. A Liberal Democrat government would cancel the 2.8% rail fare increase planned for December 2018 and freeze Weston-super-Mare commuter fares and season tickets for the entirety of the […]

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The race is on!

by patrickkeating on 19 November, 2019

Planting trees to reduce C02

by patrickkeating on 19 November, 2019

Campaign Update

by patrickkeating on 19 November, 2019

The Liberal Democrats have announced they would more than double spending on youth services in Weston-super-Mare and the villages to £1,755,099, to help tackle rising levels of crime. This would form part of a total ring-fenced fund of £500 million for Local Authorities across England to spend on youth services, providing young people with positive, safe and healthy alternatives […]

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Responding to the news that Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party will not be standing a candidate in Weston-super-Mare, Liberal Democrat candidate Patrick Keating said: “Nigel Farage’s comments show he is running scared of the Liberal Democrats as the strongest Remain party in areas like Weston-super-Mare. He knows that we are the only party at this election that can take seats like Weston […]

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Tackling the climate emergency

by patrickkeating on 10 November, 2019

New Child Care Policy

by patrickkeating on 10 November, 2019

Thousands of EU nationals living across North Somerset have not been offered permanent residency in the UK, official figures have revealed.  The Liberal Democrats have accused the government of leaving local families from the EU in “legal limbo” and throwing people’s lives into uncertainty. Of the 3,670 EU nationals across North Somerset who have applied for permanent residency, only 1,970have […]

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