Cutting taxes for working people is the Lib Dems number one priority. On 6th April people in Chester will get an income tax cut of up to £220. But the tax cut doesn’t stop . . . → Read More: £700 Income Tax Cut – a Tax Cut Promised, a Tax Cut Delivered
Liberal Democrats in Chester have backed the party’s opposition to the replacement of the Trident submarine launched missile system and have called for cheaper options to be considered.
A decision on replacing the aging Trident . . . → Read More: “Don’t waste cash on Cold War rerun” – say Chester Lib Dems
Young families in Cheshire West will soon get help with the cost of childcare, thanks to an announcement by Lib Dem Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. As part of our manifesto commitments made at . . . → Read More: Lib Dem tackle the high cost of child care:
The Hoole Volunteers organised by Liberal Democrat Councillor Bob Thompson and Mark A Williams cleared up the Walker Street play area recently. Litter, leaves, rubbish and even part . . . → Read More: The Hoole Volunteers
When Nick Clegg was first elected as leader, he announced a new tax policy – to reduce the % paid from 20% to 16%. The policy was duly passed at the 2008 Conference. Another delegate mentioned to me that he would prefer to see the Income Tax . . . → Read More: Changing the tax policy
1. Raising the income tax threshold: 2 million people on low pay now taken out of income tax altogether and a tax cut of £600 for 22 million other basic rate taxpayers. By 2015, . . . → Read More: Liberal Democrats’ Policy Successes – Delivering for Britain
As with all major policy areas, the Liberal Democrats set up working groups to design policy for the 2015 manifesto. The working group on higher education is already underway.
· Going to university depends on ability – not the ability to pay
· No-one pays a penny upfront. Students don’t pay, graduates do
· For the first time, part . . . → Read More: What Really Happened to Applications to Universities Following the Great Higher Education Funding Debacle?
Farmers and food producers in Cheshire West and Chester will have a fairer deal from supermarkets thanks to the actions of Liberal Democrat ministers in the Coalition Government.
After years of complaints from farmers about . . . → Read More: Fair deal for Cheshire farmers welcomed by local Lib Dems
3,600 young people in Cheshire West and Chester benefitted from apprenticeships last year, an increase of 101% since the Coalition Government replaced Labour in 2010.
The big increase was welcomed by local Lib Dem campaigner . . . → Read More: 101% increase in apprenticeships in Cheshire West and Chester welcomed by local Lib Dems
Businesses looking to expand and create new jobs in Cheshire West and Chester are being urged by a leading local Lib Dem campaigner to apply for cash support from the Coalition Government’s Regional Growth . . . → Read More: Businesses in Cheshire West and Chester urged to apply for Coalition cash