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Recent updates

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  • children crossing
    Article: Feb 15, 2018

    Proposals to reduce eligibility for free school transport in Suffolk will adversely affect students 5-18 - and their families. Have your say!

    +++++The proposed changes have the potential to bring hardship - especially in rural areas: loss of choice; a postcode lottery for places and courses; potentially the splitting of siblings between schools. It will also put a lot more cars on the roads round our schools - with predictable effects on speed, safety, air-quality, and quality of life." says Lib Dem County Councillor for Woodbridge, Caroline Page.

  • VinceC
    Article: Feb 14, 2018

    Vince Cable responds to P.M.s answer to his question on protecting the NHS...

    'Pathetic non-committal response to my question at #PMQs stands in stark contrast to guarantees given by EU trade negotiator with US that #NHS would be protected. Brexit Britain in a far weaker negotiating position'.

    7th February 2018

  • lib dem peersmps100years
    Article: Feb 6, 2018

    - The Party celebrates 100 years of 'partial' women suffrage

    President Baroness Sal Brinton and Liberal Democrat Peers and MPs at Westminster joined in to celebrate 100 years since the partial extension of the franchise to women. It was to take another ten years before all women over 21 years gained the vote in 1928.

  • poyholes
    Article: Feb 5, 2018

    It has been revealed that the Conservative Government's funding for local roads maintained by Suffolk County Council will be cut by £1.842m in the coming financial year.

    Across the country, national roads - motorways and major trunk roads - will receive 52 times more government funding per mile by 2020, compared to local roads maintained by councils.

  • All our yesterdays
    Article: Feb 2, 2018

    February 1918 - Breaking News -

    Married Women over 30 years to get the vote

    Labour plans state control of industries......

    Government announces meat rationing for all London and Home counties adults to 20 oz per week.

    • 6th February : The Representation of the People Act received the Royal Assent today giving married women over the age of 30 the vote. Nine days after the Lords amendment to introduce proportional representation was defeated the new Act giving married women over 30 with the minimal property qualification the vote became law. (The voting age for all women was lowered to 21 in 1928)

You are invited...

Want to discuss a political topic? Interested in the Liberal Democrats? Or would you just like to have a pleasant get-together with a drink and a chat (politics optional)? Please come along to an informal meet-up with members of our local branches. All welcome - the more, the merrier. The Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint is held on the third Wednesday of the month, at The Old Mariner in Woodbridge

If you need help with Suffolk Services, or if you are concerned about local issues, do come along and talk to Caroline Page, Liberal Democrat County Councillor for Woodbridge, who holds a regular monthly surgery on the third Saturday of the month, at Woodbridge Library. (Please note that Caroline does not hold a surgery in August.) You can also contact Caroline by email on caroline.page@suffolk.gov.uk or by telephone on 07545 423837.


DATE FEB17

Woodbridge County Councillor Surgery with Caroline Page (Lib Dem)

Saturday 17th February 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Woodbridge Library, New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DT

Woodbridge & District

Woodbridge & District Lib Dem Pint

Wednesday 21st February, 7 p.m. onwards

The Old Mariner, 26 New Street, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1DX


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