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    • Martin Wrigley
      Article: Jun 1, 2021

      Teignbridge Lib Dems have, at today's Teignbridge District Council Executive Committee, branded the Conservative Government's Local Plan housing diktat as a veiled developers' charter.

      Lib Dem led Teignbridge District Council are developing a new version of the Local Plan as proscribed by central government. Today the executive agreed to go to public consultation on potential sites for future development. A set of selected sites will join the set of environment protection and climate change local plan policies that went to consultation last year.

    • Article: Jun 1, 2021

      Pride Month is a time of LGBTQ+ celebration, activism and commemoration.

      Whilst pride marches across the world have been cancelled for a second year due to Coronavirus, Pride Month is an opportunity to take stock of the march towards LGBTQ+ equality in the UK, while acknowledging and continuing to fight for progress.

    • Article: May 29, 2021

      The campaign is growing rapidly and this is a seat with a lot of potential.

      We came a strong second here in 2019. We have lots of local representation and a base of voters we can build on.

      And the reception on the doors has been phenomenal.

      We need you to play your part:

      Come and help

      The biggest way you can make a difference in this campaign is to come to Chesham and Amersham to help by knocking on doors and delivering leaflets.

    • Article: May 26, 2021

      The Conservatives' Environment Bill will fail to protect British nature and our beautiful landscapes.

      We are already living in one of the most nature-depleted countries in the world. Our waterways are in a poor condition with just 14% in good condition. More than 40% of native species are in decline.

    • Article: May 26, 2021

      Federal Conference Committee met on 25th May 2021 to consider the feedback from Spring Conference. It was an overflow meeting to deal with the business that could not be considered at the last meeting, which was constricted to facilitate campaigning for the Local Elections.

      We discussed the feedback that we received from Spring Conference. We were very happy with it overall. We had attendees from 26 countries. The average person spent 15 hours at conference. In total, there were over 13,000 votes cast and over 17,500 chat messages. We came within 3% of our record attendance for a Spring Conference.

    • Article: May 25, 2021

      Changing policy by stealth is completely irresponsible.

      Changing policy by stealth is completely irresponsible.

      Matt Hancock should have made clear the changes he was making to guidance in advance and communicated it to the public and local officials.

      He needs to make clear the situation immediately to Parliament.

      Clarification on the new rules in these areas is now needed, not only for residents but for those that would normally travel to the affected areas.

    • Covid 25th May
      Article: May 25, 2021
      South Hams is bucking the national trend with increasing Covid numbers (up 42.9%) and a higher number of cases than the national average. It is currently the only green zone in Devon.
      Of particular note are are Chillington, Torcross and Stoke Fleming (up 150% to 6 cases) and Loddiswell and Dartington (up 50% to 3 cases).
    • Alan Connett
      Article: May 25, 2021

      Councillor Alan Connett has been announced as the Leader of Devon County Council's Lib Dem Group, and Leader of the Opposition on Devon County Council for the next Council term.

      Alan has been on Devon County Council, representing Exminster and Haldon, since 2008. Julian Brazil, councillor for Kingsbridge, has been elected as Deputy Leader of Devon County Council's Lib Dem Group.