EU citizens in Cheltenham face 110-mile round trip to register for settled status

The Liberal Democrats have slammed the Conservative Government for their “unfair treatment” of EU citizens after the Home Office released guidance on the new EU Settlement Scheme.


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Schools funding crisis

Schools and education is always a hot topic on the doorstep for local councillors. Whether it’s catchment areas, the 11+ or education funding, nearly everyone has a view.


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Theresa May's Brexit deal is dead

Cheltenham Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate Max Wilkinson has said the Tories’ Brexit Deal is dead.


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Rail fare rise is another kick in the teeth for Cheltenham commuters

Responding to today’s increase in rail fares, Liberal Democrat parliamentary spokesperson for Cheltenham Max Wilkinson said: “The rise in rail fares is another kick in the teeth for rail passengers in Cheltenham.


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Conservatives must come clean on misleading funding claims after local school cuts revealed

Liberal Democrat candidate for Cheltenham Max Wilkinson is calling on Conservatives to reverse damaging cuts to budgets after a local head teacher said schools could no longer afford to run.


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Paul Baker to spearhead Lib Dem promotion push

Cheltenham Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that former Cheltenham Town F.C. Chairman, and councillor for Charlton Park, Paul Baker, has been elected as constituency chairman for 2019 at this year’s AGM.

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It’s ‘jobs for the boys’ as failed Tory children’s services chief lands role with Cheltenham’s MP

The politician who oversaw the descent of the county’s children’s service into an Ofsted inadequate rating has walked out of the council and into a key role with Cheltenham’s Conservative MP, it can today be revealed.


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Is Cheltenham's MP asleep on the job?

As Alex admits he knew nothing about hospital downgrade plans, Max asks: is our MP asleep on the job?


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Gloucestershire CCG response

See below for the response from Deborah Lee, Chief Executive of Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, following my letter querying reports of further downgrades to Cheltenham General Hospital.


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Demand better for Cheltenham Hospital

My letter to Deborah Lee, Chief Executive of Gloucerstershire CCG, on securing the future of Cheltenham General Hospital.


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