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    • Article: Apr 6, 2021

      Today the Liberal Democrats have launched our campaign for the local elections in England on 6 May.

      Vote Liberal Democrat on 6 May and you'll get a local champion who will get things done in your community. You'll get a cleaner, greener neighbourhood where recovery comes first and local people are listened to.

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      Article: Apr 6, 2021

      Devon Liberal Democrats have launched their Devon County Council election manifesto 'Six-to-Fix' setting out their priorities for Devon over the next four years.

      The manifesto identifies six key areas to get Devon back on its feet following the Covid-19 pandemic and years of Tory mismanagement of Devon County Council.

    • Covid April 6th
      Article: Apr 6, 2021
      Covid Cases are up 37.5% to a total of 11 in the South Hams.
      However cases remain at fewer than 3 in all areas with the exception of Yealmpton, Modbury & Aveton Gifford, which has seen a 100% rise to 4 cases.
      To find out more about your area, click the link below:
    • Article: Apr 3, 2021
      By Wera Hobhouse

      As the Black Lives Matter protests highlighted so powerfully, too many people's lives both in the UK and across the world are blighted by discrimination, inequality and injustice. It is unacceptable.

      There is still so much to do to tackle racial injustice in our country.

      Black and Asian children are more than twice as likely to grow up in persistent poverty as White children. Gypsy, Roma and Traveller, Black Caribbean and mixed-race children are significantly more likely to be excluded from school than other pupils.

    • Article: Apr 1, 2021
      By Katharine Macy, Young Liberals Accessiblity and Diversity Officer

      This motion called not just for support, but for acceptance for autistic people.

      This Autism Acceptance Month comes soon after a Young Liberals motion, Autism Support, was passed at Liberal Democrat conference.

      This motion called not just for support, but for acceptance for autistic people.

      Autistic people are more likely than the general population to have other learning difficulties, mental health illnesses and even physical disabilities.

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      Article: Mar 31, 2021

      Seventy-one Liberal Democrats MPs, Peers and Council Group Leaders, including Lib Dem leader of Torbay Council, Steve Darling, have written to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to oppose the Government's plans to gut a critical scheme allowing energy inefficient homes to access grants.

    • Article: Mar 30, 2021

      FCEC met last week, immediately after conference and for the final time before the run-in to May elections.

      In short, from now to Thursday 8th April, the nominations of thousands of Liberal Democrat candidates are being collected and submitted to local councils across the UK in the biggest round of elections in recent years.

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      Article: Mar 30, 2021

      Devon Liberal Democrats have criticised Government plans to force local councils to scrap virtual calls and return to face-to-face meetings in person from May.

      Last night the minister for Local Government, Luke Hall wrote to council leaders to inform them that emergency legislation allowing virtual council meetings will not be extended beyond May 7th.