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West Suffolk Liberal Democrats

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  • Article: Aug 25, 2020
    By John Derry

    The Cambridgeshire Autonomous Metro (CAM) project could transform the transport links for two of our most important towns. The project team is currently developing the policy framework and organisational capacity to progress the project. Soon we may have more details on regional routes and what they could mean for West Suffolk towns like Haverhill and Mildenhall, where current proposals have routes terminating.

  • Healthwatch Suffolk
    Article: Aug 24, 2020

    Healthwatch Suffolk are getting in touch because we have just launched a new project, with Healthwatch Essex, that aims to gather feedback from the public and also our local NHS and care workforce about use of digital services (appointment systems, online consultations, phone triage, remote visiting etc).

  • Cover of ISC Russia Report
    Article: Jul 21, 2020
    By John Derry

    Today the ISC was finally able to publish its Government delayed report on Russian attempts to interfer with the UK's political landscape. Among its demands this is notable,

    "UK Intelligence Community should produce an analogous assessment of potential Russian interference in the EU referendum"

    Of Russian Expatriates' influence on Britain's politics it suggests Government has welcomed oligarchs with open arms,

  • Article: Jul 15, 2020
  • Alistair Carmichael MP
    Article: Jun 20, 2020

    As reported in the Guardian Saturday 20th June, the Liberal Democrat foreign affairs spokesperson, Alistair Carmichael, said: "Given the prime minister has for nine months sat on the intelligence committee report into Russian interference of our democracy, his decision to delay nominations to the committee raises serious ethical questions.

  • Layla Moran's Twitter avatar
    Article: Jun 18, 2020

    This is the headline in the Guardian on 18th June. Their headline led into a review of a new document edited by Layla Moran called Build Back Better. Over 40 contributors were asked to consider progressive policy ideas for Britain after coronavirus, and whether the changed political and economic circumstances require new Lib Dem policies, or whether they reinforce and highlight the case for our existing proposals. Decide for yourself if these proposals meet the new challenges we face by downloading the document here