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Local Liberal Democrats select Paula Dolphin
A Local Campaigner to Win Back the Seat
Wednesday 2 April 2014
Liberal Democrats members in Torridge & West Devon have chosen Paula Dolphin as their prospective parliamentary candidate to fight the next general election. more on this . . .
Emergency Council Meeting Called To Challenge County Secrecy
Concern About Secrecy and Lack of Consultation
Monday 24 March 2014
An emergency meeting of Devon County Council is being called by the county’s Liberal Democrats concerned at the secrecy and way major decisions are being taken behind closed doors at county hall. more on this . . .
Prospective Parliamentary Candidates
Local Party Hustings Announced
Wednesday 5 March 2014
Today the Local Party of Torridge & West Devon has announced that there are two candidates seeking to be Parliamentary Candidate for this constituency in the 2015 General Election.
The Hustings for selection of a PPC will be on Saturday 29th March.
The candidates are Paula Dolphin and Graham Reed.
Nick v Nigel
The debate is on!
Wednesday 5 March 2014
Nick threw down the gauntlet. Nigel picked it up. Now the BBC and LBC have signed up too.
The Liberal Democrats and UKIP have reached agreement with two national broadcasters, LBC and the BBC, to host hour-long debates between Liberal Democrat Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and UKIP Leader Nigel Farage.
A radio debate will take place on LBC on Wednesday 26 March from 7-8pm, hosted by Nick Ferrari.
A televised debate will then take place on BBC Two on Wednesday 2 April from 7-8pm, hosted by David Dimbleby.
Listening Budget Puts an Extra £4.5m in to Road Repairs
Action taken by Devon’s Liberal Democrats
Thursday 20 February 2014
An alternative ‘listening budget’ from Devon’s Liberal Democrats will put an extra £4.5 million into urgent road repairs across the county.
It’s a direct response to the pounding Devon’s highways have taken this winter, says Cllr Alan Connett, who leads the opposition on the Council.
Tightening up on scrap dealing
Lib Dems Take Action Against Rogue Dealers
Thursday 10 October 2013
West Devon Borough Cllr Liberal Democrat Alison Clish-Green highlights that every scrap metal dealer in West Devon now has to obtain a licence to trade from their local authority under the new Scrap Metal Dealers Act.
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