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Vote doubles in Copeland and Stoke

The Lib Dems more than doubled our share of the vote in both the Copeland and Stoke-on-Trent Central byelections yesterday. In Copeland, Rebecca Hanson’s campaign took us from 3% at the General Election to 7% – despite the “third party squeeze” effect of a tightly fought by-election with Labour and the Conservatives in a close contest. We moved up from […]

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Metrolink “stark reminder of hard Brexit risks”

Manchester Metrolink’s ‘big-bang’ expansion will come into operation this weekend as the new Second City Crossing opens on Sunday 26th February. Prominent Remain campaigners have warned projects like this – funded by the EU – are at serious risk. Mayoral candidate pledges to fight against Brexit “every step of the way.” As the Metrolink celebrates its landmark second city crossing this […]

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Fury as Council refuse to accept pay rise petition

Rochdale Liberal Democrats have spoken of their fury after Rochdale Council refused to accept their petition against the controversial councillor’s pay rise. 1,615 people have so far signed the petition so far but the Council have chosen to accept a petition on their website signed by just 41 residents. Robert McLean, who left the Conservatives and joined the Liberal Democrats […]

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Protect Student Exchange from Brexit

Student exchange in Greater Manchester must be protected from Brexit as thousands are set to lose out, say Lib Dems.     Greater Manchester’s top Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to protect the student exchange programme.     Mayoral candidate Jane Brophy: “I will fight against this brutal Brexit agenda every single step of the way.”     Former MP John […]

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