Chester’s Planning Disgraces

Chester Liberal Democrats are dismayed at some of the recent decision making by the Planning Committee that local councillors sit on, vote and make decisions on your behalf. Further to the recent reports that the proposed new ‘Super Surgery’ NHS centre on Delamere Street has now received

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House deposit plan will help young families

A plan recently announced by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to help first time buyers get on to the housing ladder has been welcomed by Liberal Democrats in Chester. The plans involve the taxpayer guaranteeing part of the mortgage of first time buyers on newly built houses. Currently, people

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In Government–investing for the future

Liberal Democrats in Government have successfully argued for measures in the Autumn Treasury Statement to help the economy and stimulate business so that investment is encouraged, jobs retained and new jobs created. These include: £40bn “credit easing” scheme to underwrite bank loans to small

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Lib Dems in Chester welcome plans for youth jobs

A programme to tackle youth unemployment has been welcomed by Liberal Democrats in Chester. Called the “Youth Contract”, the £1 billion plan will aim to find work experience or work placements in the private sector for over 250,000 18-24 year olds. The plans were launched recently by Deputy

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