Laura Farris breaks promise to people of Newbury over unfair tax hike

Laura Farris breaks promise to people of Newbury over unfair tax hike

Newbury Liberal Democrats have slammed local Conservative MP Laura Farris’ choice to break her promise to the electorate and vote for a 1.25% rise in National Insurance.

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6000 families in Newbury face "heartless" government Universal Credit cut

6000 families in Newbury face

As many as 13% of hard-pressed families across the Newbury constituency face being left worse off when the government end the uplift to Universal Credit next month. 

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Pause to Local Plan a "Disappointment and a Relief"

Pause to Local Plan a

Cllr Dr Tony Vickers, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Planning on West Berkshire Council, has responded to the news that the latest change in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has caused the Local Planning Authority (West Berks Council) to pause progress in its Local Plan Review.

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West Berkshire Must Take Fair Share of Refugees

West Berkshire Must Take Fair Share of Refugees

In a letter to the local MP and leader of West Berkshire Council, Lee Dillon, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesperson for Newbury, alongside the Liberal Democrat leaders of Newbury and Thatcham Town Councils, have called on West Berkshire to take it's fair share of refugees from Afghanistan.

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An Open Letter to Sport England

An Open Letter to Sport England

Cllr Dr Tony Vickers, the Liberal Democrat Group on West Berkshire Council's Spokesperson for Planning, has written an open letter to Sport England regarding the Faraday Road football ground, setting our the Liberal Democrats' concerns about the proposed move to Monks Lane. 

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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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