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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We demand better than Tory health downgrades

Liberal Democrats are demanding better after NHS bosses revealed proposals for another downgrade of Cheltenham General Hospital.

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Max says "thank you" to the First World War generation at Liberal Democrat party conference

The Royal British Legion has launched a movement to say ‘Thank You’ to all who served, sacrificed, and changed our world during the First World War. This year is the centenary of the end of the First World War and the charity is calling on mass involvement from the public to recognise the legacy left to us by the entire First World War generation.  


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Max welcomes Lib Dem plans to cut taxes for Cheltenham businesses by eight per cent

The Liberal Democrats have published a comprehensive blueprint for replacing the broken business rates system, cutting taxes for businesses by eight per cent in Cheltenham.


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Our schools need proper funding, not Tory spin

As somebody who attended a failing school in a tough catchment area during the mid-1990s, I know what it can be like to learn in a difficult environment.


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