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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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MK Lib Dem Summer Party

by Douglas McCall on 16 August, 2016

On the afternoon of Saturday 13th August Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats came together for a “Summer Party”.   Lib Dem Council Group Leader, Cllr Douglas McCall said “It was great to come together socially and I appreciated the opportunity to thank members and helpers for all their hard work over the year. It was also […]

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MK Lib Dems Announce Spokespeople

by Douglas McCall on 18 May, 2016

Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats COUNCIL GROUP APPOINTMENTS 2016/17 Group Officers Leader: Douglas McCall Deputy Leader: Ric Brackenbury Chair: Derek Eastman Vice-Chair: Robin Bradburn Secretary: Peter Cannon Media Officer: Vanessa McPake Training and Development Champion: Jenni Ferrans Committee Spokespersons Scrutiny Management: Isobel McCall (C) Budget Scrutiny: Ric Brackenbury (C) Children & Young People: Sam Crooks (C) […]

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Lib Dem / Labour Agreement

by Douglas McCall on 16 May, 2016

Further to our statement on the 10th May, we have had further discussions with the Labour Group. To recap, both Labour and the Conservatives made us offers to work together. Labour also offered us places on the Cabinet, but we value our independence and decided not to have a joint administration with either party and […]

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Lib Dem Post Election Statement

by Douglas McCall on 10 May, 2016

  Following the Milton Keynes local election results both the Labour and Conservative Groups approached the Liberal Democrats with a proposal to work with them. The Lib Dems carefully considered both of these offers, but believe keeping our political independence is important, and have decided not to enter into a joint administration with either of […]

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Liberal Democrat Council Leader

by Douglas McCall on 9 May, 2016

At their AGM on Monday 9th May the Lib Dem councillors on MK Council re-elected Cllr Douglas McCall as their Leader for the 5th year in a row. Cllr Ric Brackenbury was re-elected Deputy Leader and Cllr Derek Eastman was re-elected Group Chair. The AGM also welcomed newly elected Cllr Marie Bradburn to the Lib […]

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Lib Dem success in MK Elections

by Douglas McCall on 6 May, 2016

We would like to congratulate the following four Liberal Democrat cllrs who retained their seats in the local Milton Keynes elections:- Ric Brackenbury – Campbell Park & Old Woughton Peter Canon – Shenley Brook End Douglas McCall – Newport Pagnell South Vanessa McPake – Monkston Also, a big well done to Marie Bradburn for winning […]

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PCC elections – the Lib Dem candidate John Howson

by Douglas McCall on 3 May, 2016

John Howson, the Lib Dem candidate for Police Commissioner 2016 (PCC) Contact details:   Originally published by Newbury & West Berkshire Liberal Democrats As Police & Crime Commissioner I would: Emphasise improved detection rates – for years Thames Valley did not solve enough crimes; Ensure support for victims of crime is funded and not […]

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Recycling Saved

by Douglas McCall on 16 April, 2016

  Leo Montague, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Newport Pagnell North & Hanslope Ward, is delighted that the Lib Dems saved the MK recycling scheme.   The Lib Dems moved the successful amendment to the MK Council budget that saved the pick sack recycling scheme from being cut.   They also ensured that the green […]

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I am pleased to announce that Town Councillor Leo Montague has been selected as the Liberal Democrat Candidate for the Newport Pagnell North and Hanslope Ward. Some information about Leo below. Many residents in the north of Newport Pagnell have mentioned to us how much they miss having a Lib Dem councillor. The 5th May […]

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