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West Suffolk Liberal Democrats

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  • Wendy Chamberlain MP
    Article: Jun 16, 2020

    LibDem MP for NE Fife, Wendy Chamberlain, revealed the shocking truth last week in Parliament: not all votes are equal. She went on to demand the Government deal urgently with the inequality. Wendy is the Liberal Demcrat spokesperson for Political and Constitutional Reform, Scotland, Wales and Norhtern Ireland and International Development. Full report from the Electoral Reform Society here:

  • Tim Farron
    Article: Jun 12, 2020

    Tim Farron, LibDem MP for Westmorland and Lonsdale and spokesperson for Food and Rural Affairs, spoke to the i's Jane Merrick yesterday. He initiated a Freedom of Information Request that showed how little had been spent on the campaign to recruit essential seasonal workers to support the farming industry. The The Liberal Democrats, claim the low spending showed that Boris Johnson is not doing enough to prevent food shortages in the wake of the pandemic.

  • Helen's Letter in Bury Free Press
    Article: Jun 7, 2020

    Helen Korfanty is a familiar local campaigner in Bury St Edmunds and a member of the West Suffolk LibDems Executive as well as Chair of Bury Branch. Her latest letter to Bury Free Press urges all residents to contact their MP to demand indefinite leave to remain for EU nationals who are providing essential front line services to West Suffolk. Please read her letter and, if you agree, write at once to your MP. It's just a simple process if you click on this link Write To My MP.

  • NHS stats update 050620
    Article: Jun 5, 2020

    The Government announced today that Covid-19 deaths sadly passed the figure of 40,000. To put this in local terms, it's as if the population of Bury St Edmunds was wiped out. What a tragic milestone.

  • Article: May 25, 2020

    The facts are clear: soon after the lockdown was imposed, when the rate of infection was nearly at its height, as Londoners specifically were being warned against leaving their coronavirus stricken city for rural areas, and at a time when his partner was clearly showing symptoms of the disease, the Prime Minister's Chief Advisor decided for himself where he would most like to spend lockdown.

  • Article: Apr 24, 2020

    Ramadan Mubarak to all our Muslim readers and their families at this important time of year.