Category Archives: Health

Pledge your support for the NHS

Wealden LibDems Chair Alan Whittaker is encouraging everyone to support the Open Britain NHS Day of Action on Saturday 14 October. An NHS Practice Manager says ” It took me nearly 12 months to recruit a full-time salaried GP to … Continue reading

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Vince Cable: Theresa May gambling with future school and hospital investment

"Theresa May is recklessly gambling with future investment in our schools and hospitals" says @vincecable https://t.co/WFu8bWvZg1 — Liberal Democrats (@LibDems) September 16, 2017

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This is the government we’re heading for!

Wealden’s Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Chris Bowers has joined the growing number of people outraged by a report in the press suggesting government officials have been given a target to reject four out of five benefit appeals. According to The … Continue reading

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The ‘nasty party’ is back with a ‘dementia tax’

Conservative manifesto could lump Wealden residents with £223,000 social care bill Wealden’s Liberal Democrat candidate Chris Bowers is warning older people about the risks of voting Conservative, after the governing party announced what amounts to a ‘dementia tax’ in its … Continue reading

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East Sussex Lib Dems try to change Budget to stop Tory neglect

At the Budget meeting of East Sussex County Council on Tuesday Feb. 7, Cllr David Tutt, the Lib Dem Leader of the Opposition tabled an Amendment which aimed to reduce the most damaging cuts in service to Adult Social Care … Continue reading

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Stephen Lloyd – Coperforma Lose Patient Transport Contract

Former LibDem MP for Eastbourne Stephen Lloyd comments on the decision to strip Coperforma of the contract to transport patients for non-emergency appointments. Stephen says “I’ve been campaigning for this for many months now so I am absolutely delighted at … Continue reading

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Thursday 23 June – REFERENDUM DAY

VOTE ON THURSDAY FOR A liberal, outward-looking, compassionate Britain A richer Britain (only fools back away from the largest and richest market in the world – the EU) A safer Britain (peace in the EU for 70 years) A healthier … Continue reading

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Tory MP swaps from Leave to REMAIN

Conservative MP and former GP Sarah Wollaston has abandoned support for the Leave campaign after being reported earlier as refusing to hand out NHS leaflets published by Vote Leave, describing them as “deliberately misleading”. Dr Wollaston told the BBC “For … Continue reading

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The most important vote Express readers may ever cast

Wealden LibDems Chair Alan Whittaker, writing in the Sussex Express says: The letters page of the Sussex Express have been buzzing with views on the forthcoming EU referendum, and rightly so. Even though the Outers support their position more with … Continue reading

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UPDATE Even the leave campaigners don’t believe their own propaganda…

Conservative MP and former GP Sarah Wollaston is reported as refusing to hand out NHS leaflets published by Vote Leave, describing them as “deliberately misleading”. Dr Wollaston, who chairs the House of Commons Health Select Committee, ridiculed claims that leaving … Continue reading

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