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Lib Dems suspend leadership contest until 2021

5 days ago   |   BBC

The party delays race to succeed Jo Swinson in the "national interest" due to the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: Opposition parties meet PM in Downing Street

12 days ago   |   BBC

Leading figures from the Lib Dems, SNP and Plaid Cymru raise concerns about the coronavirus response.
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Newslinks for Saturday 14th March 2020

Newslinks for Saturday 14th March 2020

19 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Coronavirus 1) Local elections postponed for a year “Local and mayoral elections in England will be postponed for a year to May 2021 due to the coronavirus outbreak. Downing...
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Council by-election results from yesterday and forthcoming contests

19 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Ashford - Park Farm North Ashford Independent 247 Conservatives 115 Labour 29 Green Party 11 Lib Dems 8 Ashford Independent gain from Conservatives. South Somerset...
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Anne Crampton: In Hart, spending by the Lib Dems is out of control

21 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Cllr Anne Crampton is the Leader of the Conservative Group on Hart District Council. Hart is a small District Council in the North East of Hampshire. We have a Conservative MP...
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Local elections: The greatest threat to the Conservatives comes from the Lib Dems

24 days ago   |   Conservative Home

These are uncertain times. The elections previewed in this series are still nearly two months away. We still have the Labour leadership contest to be concluded. But Labour is...
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Council by-election results from yesterday and forthcoming contests

1 month ago   |   Conservative Home

Blaby - Millfield Labour 228 Conservatives 188 Green Party 21 Labour hold. Cambridgeshire - Duxford Lib Dems 1,607 Conservatives 1,090 Lib Dems gain from...
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Lib Dems demand transparency over HS2 college Ofsted report

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

Institution had sought judicial review to halt release of report that graded it ‘inadequate' The Liberal Democrats have written to the government to demand action after it...
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Council by-election result from yesterday and forthcoming contests

1 month ago   |   Conservative Home

Middlesbrough - Coulby Newham Conservatives 689 Labour 279 Lib Dems 259 Independent 90 Independent 88 Conservatives hold Forthcoming contests February 27th Blaby - Millfield...
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Ricky Bower: The Lib Dems are providing chaotic leadership on Arun District Council

1 month ago   |   Conservative Home

Cllr Ricky Bower is an East Preston Ward Councillor on Arun District Council. He is a former Cabinet Member for Planning and Chairman of the Development Control...
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'We WILL unlock coronavirus puzzle' Boris vows to 'massively ramp up' tests

'We WILL unlock coronavirus puzzle' Boris vows to 'massively ramp up' tests

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Over 100,000 sign a petition demanding TV networks stop airing Trump's live...

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Newslinks for Thursday 2nd April 2020

Newslinks for Thursday 2nd April 2020

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Coronavirus crisis: MP says Sunak MUST act to stop self-employed 'falling...

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The US government reportedly asked the military for 100,000 body bags

The US government reportedly asked the military for 100,000 body bags

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