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  • Cllr David Ekinsmyth
    Article: Sep 22, 2015

    David Ekinsmyth, Lib Dem Cornwall Councillor for the Illogan Division has appealed for interested individuals to join a group working on the Neighbourhood Plan.

    David believes the plan, which would cover the Illogan, Park Bottom and West Tolgus areas, should directly reflect the needs and wishes of the wider local community rather than just those of elected officials.

  • Julia Goldsworthy visits Coastline Housing's apprenticeship scheme
    Article: Dec 9, 2014

    Julia Goldsworthy, Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has welcomed the announcement that the Liberal Democrats have fulfilled their commitment to start two million apprenticeships in this Parliament, over 20,000 of which are here in Cornwall.

    Liberal Democrats in Government have prioritised creating jobs and apprenticeships. Two million people have now started an apprenticeship since 2010. Vince Cable, the Lib Dem Business Minister, has made it easier for businesses to take on apprentices. He has given 40,000 businesses grants of up to £1,500 for each young unemployed person they take on as an apprentice and put £550m into improving college facilities for apprentices.

  • Say NO to Regional Pay
    Article: Nov 21, 2014

    Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate, Julia Goldsworthy, has launched a campaign against regional pay. She warns that under a Conservative Government local public sector workers could be paid less than those working elsewhere in the country.

    Plans for regional pay were first put forward by the Conservative Chancellor in 2011, but were blocked by the Liberal Democrats in Government.

  • Bobbies NOT Bureaucrats
    Article: Nov 11, 2014

    New figures uncovered by Julia Goldsworthy, Lib Dem prospective MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle have revealed that Devon-based Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Hogg has made just 3 visits to the most densely populated part of Cornwall over the past year, compared to 20 visits to Plymouth alone.

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    Article: Oct 20, 2014

    Julia Goldsworthy Lib Dem prospective MP for Camborne Redruth and Hayle has written to Chancellor George Osborne asking for a loophole to be closed which allows unscrupulous second home owners to class their properties in Cornwall as 'holiday lets' thereby avoiding paying both council tax and business rates.

  • Pensions Changes
    Article: Oct 14, 2014

    Pensioners will benefit from a 2.5 per cent increase in their state pension thanks to the Liberal Democrat Triple Lock guarantee.

    Figures out today (14 October) show that inflation is below target meaning that the basic state pension will be boosted by 2.5 per cent next year.

    The Triple Lock guarantee means that pensions will increase with inflation, earnings or 2.5 per cent - whichever is highest.

  • Bobbies NOT Bureaucrats
    Article: Oct 10, 2014

    Julia Goldsworthy the prospective Lib Dem MP for Camborne, Redruth and Hayle has launched a campaign to scrap the Devon and Cornwall Police and Crime Commissioner.

    The move comes as the current Commissioner, Conservative Tony Hogg has confirmed the closure of police front desks across Cornwall.

    Currently the annual budget for the Commissioner's office stands at £1.8m, money Ms Goldsworthy says could be better spent on recruiting and paying for front line policing.

  • Article: Oct 10, 2014

    Lib Dems in the House of Lords have moved one step closer to criminalising the sharing of revenge porn following the tabling of a new amendment to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill.

    The revision, which makes it an offense to publish a private sexual image of another identifiable person without their consent, focuses specifically on the distress caused to the victims.