Double win from Labour

Congratulations to both Chesterfield and Harborough Liberal Democrats on their council by-election victories last night – two Lib Dem gains from Labour. The results were as follows: Chesterfield Borough Council Holmebrook Ward Keith Falconer, Liberal Democrats – 510 votes ELECTED Ron Mihaly, Labour Party – 435 Oliver Scheidt, Conservative Party – 62 Paul Stone, Chesterfield Independents – 14 Turnout: 32% […]

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Vince Cable calls for “renaissance of manufacturing” in North West

Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable has called for a “renaissance of manufacturing” in the North West and a “massive injection” of infrastructure investment, in a speech today at his party’s Autumn conference. The former Business Secretary will warn that the UK economy remains overly reliant on property markets and banks in London and the South East. He will then set out policies to tackle regional […]

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Farron relaunches campaign for radiotherapy in the South Lakes

South Lakes MP Tim Farron has relaunched his campaign to bring a radiotherapy unit to Westmorland General Hospital. A petition is being sent to every house in the constituency to call for the current NHS England review into services in Lancashire and South Cumbria to include proposals for the new unit. In 2015, Tim persuaded the then Liberal Democrat Treasury […]

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