Category Archives: Stephen Lloyd

Lib Dems secure major victory in ban on cold-calling

Led by John Sharkey, the Liberal Democrats campaigned in the House of Lords to end the scourge of cold-calling in relation to pensions, claims management and other financial services. The Government have now committed to a total ban on pensions … Continue reading

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Government backs Lib Dem pension proposal

The government has agreed to bring forward plans to review the current rules concerning the priority of pensioners following pressure from the Liberal Democrats. Responding to calls from the Lib Dem Spokesman for the Department for Work & Pensions, Stephen … Continue reading

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Stephen Lloyd – Universal Credit – an attack on aspiration

Eastbourne’s LibDem MP Stephen Lloyd says: Universal Credit, an update to the UK’s benefits system on a scale not seen since Gordon Brown’s introduction of tax credits, has been something of a sore spot for the Government in recent times. … Continue reading

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Southern Rail Crisis Debate on BBC iPlayer till 6 Feb

Liberal Democrat Caroline Pidgeon, chair of the London Assembly Transport Committee, participated on 9 January in a heated BBC-organised debate about the ongoing crisis on Southern Rail. The other participants were Charles Horton, of parent firm GTR, Mick Lynch, of … 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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Another petition – Restore truthful politics

Former LibDem MP for Eastbourne Stephen Loyd has drawn attention to a petition “Restore truthful politics- create an independent office to monitor political campaigns” saying: “Now is the time for cool, experienced, sensible heads. Now is the time for proposals … Continue reading

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Fracking for Shale Gas in our National Parks

Eastbourne’s former LibDem MP Stephen Lloyd reports “In parliament at the end of last year there was a vote to allow shale-gas fracking to take place underneath National Park land and disappointingly the government won, though by only 37 votes. … Continue reading

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Young Enterprise – Eastbourne and Wealden

Former LibDem MP for Eastbourne Stephen Lloyd talks about a charity he has always supported – called Eastbourne and Wealden Young Enterprise. There is a actually a national initiative but Stephen reports that it has had a very strong local … Continue reading

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Stephen Lloyd – more concerns at Eastbourne DGH

LibDem MP for Eastbourne & Willingdon Stephen Lloyd is following up urgently with the Hospital’s Chief Executive reports that Eastbourne District General Hospital was closed to new patients for a period on Monday 5 January, with ambulances being diverted to … Continue reading

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Stephen Lloyd – “Eastbourne unemployment DOWN again”

Libdem MP for Eastbourne Stephen Lloyd reports that unemployment figures have dropped yet again in Eastbourne and Willingdon. According to data released this week by the Office of National Statistics the number of unemployment claimants in Eastbourne is down to … Continue reading

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