Telford & Wrekin Liberal Democrats are calling for a halt to the implementation of Future Fit to ask health bosses to consider the impact to all healthcare services across Shropshire and not just emergency care.
In a joint statement, The Wrekin's Lib Dem candidate Thomas Janke & Telford's Shana Roberts have said:
The Liberal Democrats announce today that they would allowTelford & Wrekin Councilto increase council tax by up to 500% on empty homes that are left empty long-term.
The latest Government statistics show that there were 390 homes left empty long-term in Telford and Wrekin in 2018.
In response, and as part of its plan to alleviate the housing crisis, the Liberal Democrats would legislate to allow Telford and Wrekin Council to increase council tax by up to 500% where properties are being left vacant long-term. The revenues would then be reinvested to build new homes for the community or to invest in local services.
Thursday night saw us hold or AGM and election rally.
A fantastic evening was had! The highlights included: a motivational speech and Q and A from Matthew Green (Lib Dem MP for Ludlow 2001-2005).Matthew spelt out the importance to vote Lib Dem and how volatile this election will be. Also, a lively Q and A from our candidates Shana Roberts and Thomas Janke too. It was fantastic to see so many new members and it showed how the party was going from strength to strength.
Lib Dem election candidates Thomas Janke (The Wrekin) and Shana Roberts (Telford) have issued a joint statement condemning " the desecration of our NHS Services" .
The Secretary of State for Health's letter to the leader of Telford and Wrekin Council confirmed an A & E Local will only have consultant services during " defined hours". Lib Dem election candidates Thomas Janke (The Wrekin) and Shana Roberts (Telford) have issued a joint statement condemning " the desecration of our NHS Services"
Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidates Thomas Janke (The Wrekin) and Shana Roberts (Telford) have issued a joint statement saying " bring it on" following the news of an general election to be held on Thursday 12th December.
Candidates Shana Roberts and Thomas Janke said:
" We head to the polls on December 12th and the Liberal Democrats are ready to take our Stop Brexit message to the people of Telford and The Wrekin.
Liberal Democrat analysis of new Home Office figures, published this week, has revealed that the Conservative Government cut funding to West Mercia Police by 6% in real terms between 2015-16 and 2019-20.
According to Liberal Democrat analysis, total government funding to all 43 forces (in 2019-20 prices) fell from £8.48 billion in 2015-16 to £7.99 billion in 2019-20. 32 of the 43 forces across the country experienced cuts of 6% or more.
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