"Debate her" say Hull Lib Dems

Following news that ITV News would not feature the Lib Dem Leader, Jo Swinson, in the election TV debate - Cllr Mike Ross, who is standing for the party in Hull North, has added his criticism to the exclusion.

The Liberal Democrat party, as recently as September, has received public support in poll ratings of around 23%. This was 2% above the Labour Party according to a YouGov poll taken on 18th September 2019. The Liberal Democrats go into this election with high hopes, putting forward their prospects of government and so believe they should feature in all televised debates.

 

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Local Councillors "Disappointed" as another alcohol license approved for Newland Avenue

Responding to Thursday 31st October's decision to allow Heron Frozen Foods on Newland Avenue to sell alcohol, local Beverley and Newland Councillor Paul Drake-Davis said:

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Lib Dems: We’re ready for the fight in Hull

Today the Hull Liberal Democrats have announced a full slate of local candidates for Hull, ahead of the snap General Election. Lib Dems Hull Council Group Leader Mike Ross is re-standing in Hull North, East Riding Councillor David Nolan is standing in Hull West and Hessle and former police officer Bob Morgan is contesting Hull East.

The Lib Dem group in Hull, who are the main challenger to Labour for control of the Council in May, are optimistic about their chances across the city and are hoping to build on consistent gains in recent years.

 

Hull North Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate - Mike Ross with Jo Swinson MP & Local Party Members

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Lib Dem Duo: Hull needs urgent funding for SEND crisis

The Liberal Democrats have called for a National Special Education Needs & Disabilities (SEND) plan to standardise SEND placements and provision, backing it with a specific new funding stream following a report. This news comes following a critical report from an Education Select Committee; dated 23/10/19.

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Hull Lib Dems attack government over pro-Brexit messages

Hull’s Lib Dem council group have hit out after the council have been used to spread the government’s pro-Brexit message. The government recently issued an instruction to local government to use their communication channels, despite their being no certainty about what is actually going to happen.

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Hull Lib Dems: Govt must ban arms sales to Turkey

Today, the Liberal Democrats have called on the Conservative Government to ban all arm sales to Turkey. In Hull today hundreds have taken to protesting against the incursion of Turkish military into North Syria.

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Hull schools bear the brunt of Conservative Government cuts

Liberal Democrat education spokesperson, Cllr Linda Tock, has criticised the response from the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, to a request for more funding for Hull’s schools.

Figures released in the summer showed that Hull’s schools had suffered a significant cut in funding in the last four years. The Liberal Democrat group on Hull City Council have said the Conservative government has ignored the real problems of educational funding, leading to a crisis for schools across the city.

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'School Cuts' data shows funding still an emergency - Hull needs funding for its schools now!

Responding to the relaunch of the National Education Union’s ‘School Cuts’ website, which reveals that more than 15,000 schools will have less money per pupil in real terms in 2020 than they did in 2015, Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Secretary Layla Moran said:
 
“The Conservatives continue to fail our children. This data removes the wool that Boris Johnson tried to throw over our eyes – that he is making parents and teachers wait for the money their schools desperately need.

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Tories starve Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust of £4,132,671

The Liberal Democrats have slammed the Tories as “heartless” for starving the NHS of vital cash after revealing Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust paid £4,132,671 in interest on outstanding debt over the last five years.

Former Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, warned taxpayers money being spent “lining the Government’s coffers instead of training more doctors and nurses" was “an absolute slap in the face to all of us that rely on the NHS”.

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IT'S SO CLOSE IN HULL NOW!

The Liberal Democrats were just 32 votes away from pulling off a sensational victory over Hull’s Labour bosses in September.

Swinson v Corbyn Choice

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