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Election success for Liberal Democrats

Epping councillor Jon Whitehouse has thanked local residents for their support after winning re-election to Epping Forest District Council. He successfully defended his Epping Hemnall seat with a majority of 407 votes. The full result, announced at Debden Park School yesterday, was:

8 May 2016
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This morning South Lakes MP Tim Farron has welcomed a grant funding of £562,500 to create a county-wide electric vehicle infrastructure.

Making Epping Forest District More Green - electric vehicles

Would you like an electric vehicle but don't have anywhere to charge it? Janet Whitehouse, Liberal Democrat district councillor for Epping Hemnall, has asked Epping Forest district council to look into ways to provide on-street charge points and to bring forward a strategy to promote the use of electric vehicles in the district. An officer working group is investigating this and proposals will come to the Neighbourhood and Community Select Committee.

18 Apr 2016
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Farron: Lib Dems should reclaim the Beveridge consensus

Tim Farron has been talking to the online Disclaimer magazine, saying that it's time to reclaim not just the Beveridge consensus but also the free market from the right, saying that the Tories are the champions not of a free market but one which is controlled by powerful corporations. He said:

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17 Feb 2016
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Cuts, cuts and more cuts to Essex's public services

Proposals for extra support for young people, and to undertake more road and pavement repairs were tabled at Essex County Council, by the Liberal Democrats in the budget debate this week. However, these were rejected by the Conservatives, who approved a budget containing £75 million of cuts, which will hit vulnerable youngsters and older people.

12 Feb 2016
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