Max to chair Cheltenham Climate Emergency Assembly

Cheltenham residents are being urged to join a Climate Emergency Assembly at the Municipal Offices next month.

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Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats call for war on pollution at the school gates

Liberal Democrats are calling for a war on air pollution at the school gates across Gloucestershire and have asked the leader of the County Council to take urgent action.

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The Liberal Democrats are back in the game

It’s official: the Liberal Democrats are back in the game.  We’ve had a brilliant month, gaining more than 700 councillors at the local elections and taking 20 per cent of the vote at the EU elections. That gave us 16 MEPs – our best ever result in a European election - and our highest share of the vote at a national election since 2010.  Since then, we’ve surged to first place in the latest YouGov opinion poll.


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Lib Dems bring 'Stop Brexit' message to streets of Cheltenham

The Liberal Democrats launch their campaign for the Euro elections in the South West tomorrow [Tuesday 7 May] in Bristol but local Euro candidate Martin Horwood couldn't wait to get started. 


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Max says: "People won’t be fooled by MP’s climate change bill"

Foodbank usage skyrockets under Tory cuts

Foodbank usage in the South West reaches record high as Government cuts support for the poorest households.


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Tories condemned for slashing local special needs budget by over £11.6 million

The Liberal Democrats have today condemned the Conservative Government for slashing Gloucestershire County Council’s budget for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) by £3,823.16 per pupil in real terms since 2015, resulting in a loss of specialist provision.

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Cheltenham - a town of sanctuary

“I had just been put in temporary accommodation and I was so grateful that I had somewhere safe to stay.  I wanted some food, I walked into the shop for bread, but I was so bewildered I had no idea how to order it and couldn’t speak a word of English so I couldn’t talk to the shopkeeper.”

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Why did our MP change his mind on ‘no deal’ Brexit?

In politics I don’t ever resort to personal attacks and I will stick to the facts. But I reserve the right to point out when I think opponents are getting it wrong. Particularly on the biggest issues facing our country.

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Climate breakdown – Cheltenham says it’s an emergency

The sight of thousands of school pupils leaving lessons to protest about climate breakdown gave many of us pause for thought.

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