Lib Dems in Newquay lose battle to curb inflated Town Council tax increases

Lib Dem Councillors were bitterly disappointed with the result of the Town Council budget debate - they fought hard to curb the excesses in the budget but there was an extraordinary alliance between the Tories and the Green and Labour Councillors and they were determined to have their 99.9 increase - and were not prepared to listen to any facts put to them.  While they battled to a small reduction, Lib Dem Councillors believe the Council Tax rise being imposed on local residents is still far too high.

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AGM 2015

AGM 2015

Saturday November 28th 2015 at 2.00pm upstairs at the 'Bystro at the Bank'.

 Followed at 4pm by an open meeting with Rupert Blomfield, refugee support service manager at the Red Cross, to talk about the refugee crisis.  This will be held in the Bystro bar (all welcome, bring your friends and have a meal)

 

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Jack Satterthwaite launches his vision for Poltair Ward

Jack Satterthwaite, Lib Dem candidate for the St Austell Town Council By-Election, has this week launched his vision for Poltair.

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Jack Satterthwaite chosen as Lib Dem Candidate

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St Austell Liberal Democrats have selected 18 year old Jack Satterthwaite as their candidate for the St Austell Town Council By-Election for the Poltair Ward. This follows the resignation of local MP Steve Double. The election will take place on Thursday 29th October.

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Charles Kennedy (1959-2015)

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St Austell & Newquay Liberal Democrats are very sad to hear about the death of former Liberal Democrat Leader Charles Kennedy. 

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Come and meet Tim Farron in St Austell

Leadership candidate Tim Farron will be answering your questions in St Austell on Friday.

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Thank You Party a huge success

Stephen Gilbert's 'Thank you' Party was a huge success as members and supporters came to Roche on Saturday.

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Stephen Gilbert says Thank You

"We need Liberal Democrats more than ever before to defend our fundamental freedoms" (Stephen Gilbert)

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Stephen Gilbert announces £250 carer’s bonus for 1690 carers in St Austell & Newquay

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Liberal Democrats will give 1690 carers in St Austell & Newquay a £250 ‘Carer’s Bonus’ for looking after loved ones who are older, disabled or seriously ill.

 

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NICK CLEGG SLAMS TORY “REGIONAL PAY” PLANS DURING VISIT TO ST AUSTELL

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During a visit to Penrice Academy in St Austell, the Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, slammed the Tories for their plans to introduce lower regional pay for public sector workers during the last Parliament.

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