Local MP Breaks Promise & Votes Against Worlds Poorest

Local MP Breaks Promise & Votes Against Worlds Poorest

This afternoon Laura Farris, the Member of Parliament for Newbury, voted in the House of Commons to support the Conservative Government's cut to foreign aid, breaking a manifesto promise.

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Lib Dem Town Councils Step Up to Help Provide ReadiBus Funding

Lib Dem Town Councils Step Up to Help Provide ReadiBus Funding

Liberal Democrat controlled Newbury and Thatcham Town Councils have stepped up to provide much needed funding to the ReadiBus service, following its ongoing dispute with the Conservative controlled West Berkshire Council.

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Lee Dillon responds to Chesham & Amersham Result

Lee Dillon responds to Chesham & Amersham Result

Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesperson for Newbury, Lee Dillon, has spoken of his "delight" at the election of Sarah Green as the new Liberal Democrat MP for Chesham and Amersham, and has passed on his congratulations following the result of yesterday's Parliamentary by-election.

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Reflections on the Sandleford Planning Inquiry

Reflections on the Sandleford Planning Inquiry

Cllr Dr Tony Vickers gives his thoughts on the recent Sandleford Inquiry.

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West Berkshire MPs Must Join Tory Rebellion on Foreign Aid

West Berkshire MPs Must Join Tory Rebellion on Foreign Aid

Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesperson for Newbury, Lee Dillon, is urging West Berkshire's Conservative MPs to join the growing rebellion against the Government's cuts to foreign aid spending.

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330 EU citizens in West Berkshire stuck in Home Office backlog as cliff-edge looms

330 EU citizens in West Berkshire stuck in Home Office backlog as cliff-edge looms

The Liberal Democrats are calling for all EU citizens in the UK to be given the automatic right to stay, as new figures reveal that 330 living in West Berkshire are still waiting for the Home Office to process their applications – with just five weeks to go before the Government’s deadline.

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