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Liberal Democrats surpass 100,000 members

by Douglas McCall on 26 April, 2017

Voters flock to Liberal Democrats after Theresa May calls snap general election The Liberal Democrat membership surge has taken the party to a landmark 100,000 members – thanks to a staggering 12,500 joining since Theresa May announced the snap General Election last Tuesday. Reaching six figures makes the party bigger than it has been since the […]

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MK Lib Dems select candidate for MK South

by Douglas McCall on 25 April, 2017

Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate for the Milton Keynes South parliamentary constituency.   Tahir’s biography:   “I believe in the individual. It is the individual who in most cases has made a difference that impacts the majority. I believe in a society that serves to maximise the opportunity for and takes care […]

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MK Lib Dems Select MK North Candidate

by Douglas McCall on 25 April, 2017

Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats are pleased to announce that they have selected their candidate for the Milton Keynes North parliamentary constituency. Biography: Imogen, Liberal Democrat candidate for Milton Keynes North, is a strong believer in listening to the public and ensuring that everyone’s views are taken into account on matters that affect their lives and […]

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Liberal Democrat Leader, Tim Farron MP, makes it clear. The Liberal Democrats will not enter into any coalition deal with either Theresa May’s Conservatives or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party. On Thursday 8th of June, every vote for the Liberal Democrats is a vote to change the direction of our country and stop a hard Brexit. […]

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MK Lib Dem Leader Re-Elected

by Douglas McCall on 20 April, 2017

At their Annual General Meeting the Liberal Democrat Group on Milton Keynes Council re-elected Cllr Douglas McCall as their Leader. Cllr Ric Brackenbury was re-elected Deputy Leader and Cllr Derek Eastman Re-elected as Group Chair.

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Lib Dems call Special ‘Green Bins’ Council Meeing

by craigwhittall on 7 April, 2017

On the 6th April the Liberal Democrats have called a Special Meeting of Milton Keynes Council to address the Green Bin issue. The Executive Scrutiny Committee referred Labour’s decision to charge £33 for each green bin to Full Council, but the next ordinary Council is not until June. Liberal Democrat Leader Cllr Douglas McCall said “June […]

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Homelessness Crisis

by craigwhittall on 17 March, 2017

The homelessness crisis continues. In the last year MK Council has housed 687 families, including 1013 children, in temporary accommodation costing over £7.5M! This doesn’t include the dozens of ‘non-statutory’ street homeless. There is much concern about the Government’s decision to remove Housing Benefit from 18-21 year olds from April. We can expect more teenage […]

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Former Cllr Alan Pugh dies

by Douglas McCall on 21 February, 2017

The Liberal Democrats regret to announce the death of former long standing councillor and Mayor of Milton Keynes, Alan Pugh. Alan Pugh Alan graduated from the London School of Economics and worked in the food, building and construction industries in the UK and in Australia before setting up his own civil engineering company in 1979. […]

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The Liberal Democrats make By-Election gains

by Douglas McCall on 24 September, 2016

It is the Liberal Democrats that are making most Council by-election Gains since May 2016.

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Highlights of Tim Farron’s speech to the Lib Dem Conference

by Douglas McCall on 20 September, 2016

Today, Tim Farron delivered his leader’s speech to Liberal Democrat Autumn Conference in Brighton in it, he talked at length about where we, as a country go from here, about Brexit and the politics of fear, division and hate. He also spoke about the refugee crisis, the NHS and how we ensure it cares for […]

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