Local Party News

Supporting ‘Problem’ Families

Posted by Roy Wood

Louise Casey's excellent report (link below) on the most troubled families in England was warmly welcomed by Roy Wood. "I am delighted that the coalition government has invested £448 million in a 3 year programme to turn around the lives of the 120,000 most difficult families in England, including dozens in this area. These families ...

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Work, Pay and Tax

Posted by Roy Wood

Work: Roy Wood has welcomed the fact that unemployment in the UK fell by 51,000 to 2.61 million in the three months to April. Overall, there were 29.28 million people in work, up 166,000 on the previous quarter. That was the largest quarterly increase since August 2010. "This time we're seeing a very healthy increase ...

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Protection of Freedoms Act becomes law

Roy Wood has welcomed the Protection of Freedoms Act which became law on 1st May: was a victory for the campaign to roll back Labour’s surveillance state for which Liberal Democrats have long argued.

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A Town Council for Crewe

The Executive Committee of Crewe & Nantwich Liberal Democrats discussed the review of community governance in Crewe at our September 2011 meeting.Members are in favour of the establishment of a Town Council for Crewe.

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Tribute to Betty Howell

A tribute to Councillor Betty Howell at the Cheshire East Council meeting on the 21st April 2011. Held at Municipal Buildings, Crewe.

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A Town Council for Crewe

Posted by David Cannon

A Town Council for Crewe is back on the agenda of Cheshire East Council. This is the result of two resolutions from last December’s meeting. The first set up a “Local Service Delivery” Committee for Crewe, of which more later. The second agreed that a Borough-wide review of community governance would take place after this ...

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