Tories 'sleepwalking into a teaching crisis'

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A new report by the Education Policy Institute shows that the number of teachers is reaching critically low levels. 'We are sleepwalking into a teaching crisis,' says Layla Moran MP, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Education, Science and Young People, herself a former physics teacher.

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Croydon Labour - Housing For The Few, Not The Many

 

Labour controlled Croydon Council are selling public land, ‘Brick by Brick’.

 

Zero affordable rent

 

 

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Council-owned property in Hermitage Road to be repaired at last and used once more as much needed housing

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Brick By Brick To Convert Council Homes Into Privately Owned Housing

Oxford Road Site, once council housing for the vulnerable homeless, to be redeveloped and sold off into private ownership after laying empty for nine months following controversial transfer to Brick By Brick, Labour-controlled Croydon Council's 'arms length' development company. 

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Crystal Clean Air - Tackling Air Pollution in Crystal Palace

Traffic is a key cause of air pollution on Crystal Palace Triangle

We've been speaking to residents all over Crystal Palace and Upper Norwood and one thing keeps coming up in conversation: air pollution, particularly around Crystal Palace Triangle.

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Caroline Can - The Lib Dem Plan for London's Housing Crisis

Liberal Democrat Assembly Member Caroline Pigeon has a plan to tackle the lack of affordable homes in London, and is calling on the Mayor to match the Lib Dem's ambitious target of 200,000 new homes by 2020 with actions and not more words.

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How we save our NHS

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable sets out our honest, practical and fully-costed plan to save the NHS. This Winter's NHS Crisis is one of the worst for a long time. Our NHS needs investment now - see how the Lib Dems have a plan to put the NHS back on its feet with a service that will be there to care for us and future generations.

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Lib Dems Urge Nuclear Energy Rethink as Cost of Wind Power Halves

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable is urging the government to rethink its policy of building new nuclear power plants as the cost of wind power schemes plummets. (The Guardian, 11/9/17.)

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Brexit Uncertainty Casts Doubt on the Future of Westfield in Croydon

Former senior Council official David Wickens casts doubt over the Westfield development in an article for Inside Croydon:

By Chris Jordan, Croydon Liberal Democrats

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Croydon Planning Committee ‘Deeply Flawed’

Nine Croydon Residents’ Associations combine to campaign against ‘partisan and predetermined’ planning decisions that have ‘angered Croydon residents across the borough’.

by Chris Jordan, Croydon Liberal Democrats

 

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Swinson: BBC gender pay gap should be a wake-up call

The Liberal Democrats have described new figures showing the gender pay gap amongst highly paid employees at the BBC as a "wake-up call."

By Liberal Democrats, Jul 19, 2017 12:07

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Jeremy Corbyn ruling out Single Market is betrayal of future generations

Jeremy Corbyn's failure to stand up for the Single Market is a betrayal of future generations.

By Liberal Democrats, Jul 24, 2017 11:07

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Theresa May's twenty U-turns in one year

On the first anniversary of Theresa May becoming the new Conservative Party leader, the Liberal Democrats have revealed twenty policies her government has U-turned on over the last year.

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Vince Cable on Dementia Tax

Don't get old and don't get ill

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Scrap the 'dementia tax'

97% of homes in Croydon could be eligible for sale to meet Theresa May’s so-called 'dementia tax'

Croydon Liberal Democrats are urging residents, irrespective of their party affiliation, to join a campaign to stop the Conservative social care plans which would saddle those with long-term illnesses with crippling care costs after their death.

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Cable: "Growth figures are another sign of Brexit squeeze"

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Commenting on latest economic data, Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor, Vince Cable, said:

 

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Small businesses facing business support black hole - Cable

Responding to the Federation of Small Business report 'Reformed Business Funding', Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Sir Vince Cable has highlighted the difficulties coming down the track for small businesses caught out by the Brexit funding gap.

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Lib Dems set out plans to close the ethnicity pay gap

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Today, Liberal Democrats set out plans to introduce mandatory reporting on the ethnicity pay gap for organisations with 250 employees or more.

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Even Sadiq Khan doesn’t know where Labour stand on Brexit – Farron

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Responding to the Mayor’s interview in the New Statesman today in which he stated that people did not know what Labour’s position on Brexit was, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said:

“Sadiq has admitted what has been abundantly clear. Labour voted with the Conservatives for a hard Brexit, out of the single market, and to deny the people a say on the final deal.

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Liberal Democrats plan to save our NHS

The Tories are cutting our NHS, plunging it into crisis. Labour is too busy fighting amongst themselves to save the NHS. Our first election manifesto pledge is to save our NHS by raising the funding it desperately needs – £6 billion a year for our NHS and social care system.

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