National News

This section contains News articles written by local members on both local and national issues that we feel are important to the lives of those living in Derbyshire Dales. We hope that these give you an understanding of the values that we, as Liberal Democrats, feel are important.

The Post Office / Horizon scandal has rightly been prominent in the news following the ITV documentary. Ed Davey has issued a summary of his position following attempts by some members of the Press and the Government to deflect blame onto Ed for his time as Post Office Minister in 2010-12 - please read the full statement here.

 

Save the NHS
National News

THE NHS NEEDS LIFE SUPPORT

When the country was on its knees during COVID the NHS was literally keeping people alive, the occupants of 10 Downing Street stood on the steps and clapped. But the NHS has been underfunded for so long that it needs the life support now.... read more.

JD
5 Feb 2024
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Flooding
Government Failings

FLOODING DEVASTATION

To stand, once in your life, knee deep in water, surrounded by the devastation of your home is soul destroying, but to face it many times over is an unimaginable hell. Read more...

JD
8 Jan 2024
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Rishi Sunak policy reversal
Government Failings

THE LADY WASN'T FOR TURNING, BUT THE MAN IS!

Sunak's government must be feeling dizzy, no sooner did they announce a massive hike of 40% in the salary level for a skilled worker visa to £38,700 from £18,600, of legal migrants who want their family to join them, than they quietly drop it... read more

JD
22 Dec 2023
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Rwanda costs escalate
Government Failings

THE HIDDEN COSTS OF RWANDA

The Tory government is so desperate to have something to show their members, that they treat the treasury as an endless font of money for their pet project RWANDA. Read more...

JD
9 Dec 2023
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Has Sunak lost his marbles
National News

Has Sunak lost his marbles?

At primary school, years ago, we used to get fired up playing marbles at break time but, seriously, why did Sunak have such a hissy fit over the 'Elgin' marble statues and cancel a meeting with the Greek Prime Minister? Read more...

JD
29 Nov 2023
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