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"Recent updates from the East Suffolk Liberal Democrats
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Article: Mar 7, 2021
International Womens Day
MONDAY MARCH 8TH 2021
A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day.
We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women's achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world.
Article: Mar 5, 2021
It my not be the topic that people wish to hear about but if the realities of Brexit weren't apparent to the Brexiteers before embarking upon their project to downsize the UK economy, they must be thanking the pandemic for hiding the economic impact and what it means to business of becoming a 'third country'.
Article: Feb 23, 2021
Government broke the law by failing to disclose PPE contracts, court rules
West Suffolk MP and Secretary of State for Health, Matt Hancock, failed to comply with a public procurement law that requires the government to publish contract awards within 30 days. said High Court judge, Martin Chamberlain.
Article: Feb 22, 2021
East Suffolk Lib Dems have been appraised of the growing disquiet locally about the large crude oil deposit on North Lowestoft/Gunton Beach featured recently in the Lowestoft Journal and the apparent lack of action by the responsible authorities.
It is reported that the recent storm has apparently exacerbated the problem and added to concerns that more oil buried may be exposed as a result of coastal erosion and increase the risk of the contamination of other local beaches and be a potential threats to people, animals and wildlife in the area.
Article: Feb 12, 2021
Suffolk County Council agree on 4% council tax rate for 2021/22
Another piece of the annual Budget jigsaw was put into place yesterday as the Conservative led County authority set the budget for the coming year and agreed a rise of 4%. This will be added to respective precepts from Districts, Borough and local town and parish Councils and the Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner to form the final bill to taxpayers. The Council had the option to go for a maximum of 5% which would have provided more funds for the crisis ravaged social care sector. The decision will result in a budget of £597.9m an increase of £41m and an extra £53.55 for a Band D property on this year's bill.
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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 email@example.com or by telephone on 07545 423837.
Woodbridge County Councillor Surgery with Caroline Page (Lib Dem)
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