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Humanism is the ethos by which many of us live: it is not a religious sect but it does define who we are, and our belief that the humans do not have to have a religious faith in order to be compassionate, sympathetic and empathetic-and good. Humanists UK are clear; animal welfare states that an […]

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 ‘Taking money from the lowest paid, including students already paying back their loans, without taxing pensioners on higher incomes is a disgrace’ says Jackie Porter Speaking today in Parliament ahead of the vote on the government’s manifesto-breaking plans to increase National Insurance, Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson Christine Jardine MP said:“This is a jobs tax, but […]

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Govt’s shambolic trade policy damages British business

by Jackie Porter on 14 September, 2021

‘Empty shelves in B&Q, and our major food stores shows it’s a national issue, not just a little local difficulty’ adds Jackie Porter Reacting to the Government announcing a delay to import checks, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Trade Sarah Olney MP said: “The Government’s ‘independent trade policy’ is in shambles. Utterly unable to secure the UK’s […]

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Additional documentation has been added to the Ecogen application: HIGHWAYS– this contains a number of proposals which your City and County councillors believe are unacceptable to residents. The proposals do not change the hours of operation of the site but do extend the hours that lorries will move through the village. The site is currently […]

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I’ve received the following notice:- The drainage improvement works at Overton Road, Micheldever, will be starting again on Monday 6th September 2021. This next phase of works is expected to last for 7 weeks, during which time Overton Road will be closed to vehicular traffic at the A303 underpass, 24 hours a day.As mentioned previously, […]

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by Jackie Porter on 26 August, 2021

Good news- you can now recycle waxed cartons and tubes at the new Winchester City Council Bring-To facility at Alresford Station Car Park or South Wonston Recreation ground. Following a successful pilot in Winchester, the scheme is being rolled out across the district. Please Crush your cartons if you can- it saves space! Thank you!

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https://www.publicsectorexecutive.com/articles/two-million-homes-and-businesses-benefit-ps5bn-broadband-upgrade?utm_source=Public%20Sector%20Executive&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=12564310_Newsletter%202%20August&dm_i=IJU,7HAOM,LJ01X9,UEU21,1 This link takes you to the announcement made by Government for the rollout of the Gigabit scheme. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DMS) has also published a paper: Project Gigabit delivery plan, Summer Update (02/08/21) I have long been an advocate of this scheme, working with a relatively few number of fellow […]

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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-58040302 In a press report today, we hear that Uni students won’t be required to prove they have been vaccinated before going to University. This is daft! I am a Liberal, but in so many situations we demand that vaccinations have to be in place before travel, and to college and University.I really do struggle […]

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Davey warns Johnson: No app, no job  The Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey has challenged the Prime Minister to sack any Cabinet ministers who have deleted the NHS Test and Trace app. As thousands of people across the UK are forced to self-isolate after getting ‘pinged’, reports have suggested senior Government officials have removed the application off their mobile […]

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Liberal Democrat MP Sarah Olney is seeking the for the new guidance to change so that businesses have the right to require face masks worn by customers (for firms who believe it necessary.)  Following the Government’s update on plans to ease restrictions on 19th July, the Liberal Democrats have called on businesses to be given […]

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