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  • Sngle use plastics
    Article: Feb 20, 2018

    Lib Dem Councillors have got Cornwall Council to agree to phase out the use of all single use cups, lids, plastic bottles, plastiv lined cardboard and any other single use plastics from the entire Cornwall Council Estate by 2020.

    The motion proposed to Cornwall Council today by Liberal Democrat Councillors Jesse Foot and Dominic Fairman also calls on all businesses with which the Council works to also promote the banning of simialr products in their own business environments.

  • Tim Farron in Illogan
    Article: Jan 26, 2017

    Tim Farron, Leader of the Liberal Democrats was on the doorsteps in Illogan recently talking to local residents alongside Lib Dem Cornwall Councillor, David Ekinsmyth.

    The visit to Illogan was part of an extended tour of Cornwall with Tim knocking on doors in Falmouth, Perranporth, Kelly Bray and Launceston on this occasion.

  • Tim Farron - Leader of the Liberal Democrats
    Article: Sep 21, 2016

    In a major speech to Liberal Democrat conference in Brighton Lib Dem Leader Tim Farron has called upon Prime Minister Theresa May to stop dithering over Brexit and spell out exactly what here plans are for the country.

    Tim said, "Theresa May says Brexit means Brexit. Well thanks for clearing that up.

  • 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.

  • Lib Dem logo
    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.