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  • make Votes Mater votes no seats (make Votes matter)
    Article: Dec 13, 2019

    GENERAL ELECTION DECEMBER 2019

    DID YOUR VOTE COUNT?

    SOURCE: MAKE VOTES MATTER

  • ALDC ARTWORK (ALDC)
    Article: Dec 13, 2019

    GENERAL ELECTION 2019 - EAST SUFFOLK PARTY RESULTS

    Suffolk Coastal

    Therese Coffey Conservative Party 32,958 (55.11 %) Elected

    Jules Ewart Liberal Democrats 8,719 (14.58 %)

    Tony Love Independent Brexit 1,493( 2.5%)

    Rachel Smith-Lyte Green Party 2,713 ( 4.54%)

    Cameron Matthews Labour Party 12,425 (20.77 %)

    TURNOUT = 71.4%

  • CAMPAIGN FOR PR - FAIR VOTES MATTER (FAIR VOTES MATTER CAMPAIGN)
    Article: Dec 12, 2019

    Make Votes Matter polling prior to the election showed that 35% of people were likely to vote tactically

    This is a symptom of our out-of-date, 'one-party-takes-all' system.

    We need real change to make sure all votes count equally.

    In 2017* it took over 197,000 votes to elect ONE Lib Dem MP, compared to just under 28,000 for an SNP MP, 49,000 for a Labour and 43,000 for a Conservative MP and over 500,000 for a Green MP and even more for UKIP. with none.

  • brexit sausages (libdems.org)
    Article: Dec 11, 2019

    THE FUTURE IS YOURS

    DON'T THROW IT AWAY

    USE YOUR VOTE

    SAY NO TO LIES, FALSE PROMISES AND FANTASY ECONOMICS

    VOTE

    LIBERAL DEMOCRAT

    PUBLIC HEALTH WARNING

    IF IT SOUNDS TOO GOOD THEN IT PROBABLY ISN'T

    END

  • Climate Changes
    Article: Dec 10, 2019

    thursday is polling day and your chance to vote Lib dem

    Lib Dems ambitious spending plans to tackle the climate emergency

    The UK must play its part in addressing climate change and cut greenhouse gases in every sector of the economy to achieve net-zero.

    Remaining in the EU will help to ensure that the international community works together to tackle the climate emergency. We cannot lead the world on climate change action if we are outside the EU.

  • Stop Boris Stop Brexit
    Article: Dec 10, 2019

    If Boris Johnson wins on Thursday, you lose.

    His destructive Brexit plan will damage our country and must be stopped. This Thursday is your chance to stop Brexit and stop Boris Johnson - don't lose it.

    Boris Johnson cares more about himself than the future of our country and he cannot be trusted. He has lied to parliament, lied to the Queen and he is lying to you.

  • Boris Johnson demeans the office he holds
    Article: Dec 9, 2019

    10 things Boris Johnson has done that are naughtier than cycling on pavements

    Following Boris Johnson's interview with Sky's Sophy Ridge, the Liberal Democrats have compiled ten things Boris Johnson has done that are naughtier than cycling on pavements:

    THIS MAN WANTS TO BE PRIME MINISTER AND LEAD A GREAT COUNTRY, YET HE:

  • police officers
    Article: Dec 9, 2019

    The Government's approach to policing is increased crime, increased vulnerability and an increasing fear of crime. They are not the party of law and order.

    Tory Brexit plans would make us less safe and their manifesto seeks to undermine the rule of law.

    Priti Patel has claimed that the Conservatives are "the Party of Law and Order" however they simply cannot claim to be the party of law and order.

  • UCA GE Debate 1
    Article: Dec 8, 2019

    JUST 4 DAYS LEFT TO POLLING DAY AND A chance to vote for a BRIGHTER FUTURE

    The choice according to the BBC, ITV, the Tory and Labour press

    If voters were expecting some sudden enlightenment from the BBC's version of a political Leaders Debate between a Pro Brexit and an Undecided Brexit candidate then they must still be scratching their heads or looking up a contact for the Beebs 'Watchdog' programme to expose a political con trick. It was hardly riveting and Presidential it most definitely was not.

  • Small Business Saturday
    Article: Dec 7, 2019

    5 DAYS TO STOP BREXIT AND SECURE A BRIGHTER FUTURE

    Liberal Democrats have unveiled a series of measures to reverse a decline in high streets and boost small businesses

    Figures from the ONS show that 978,285 businesses closed their doors between 2016-2018.

    Analysis by the Liberal Democrats has revealed Brexit uncertainty under the Conservatives is hitting our high streets as almost one million businesses in the UK have closed in the past three years.This increase in business closures is almost a third (28%) compared to the 765,000 businesses that closed in the three previous years.