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  • police officers
    Article: Oct 24, 2019

    Liberal Democrat analysis of new Home Office figures, published this week, has revealed that the Conservative Government cut funding to West Mercia Police by 6% in real terms between 2015-16 and 2019-20.

    According to Liberal Democrat analysis, total government funding to all 43 forces (in 2019-20 prices) fell from £8.48 billion in 2015-16 to £7.99 billion in 2019-20. 32 of the 43 forces across the country experienced cuts of 6% or more.

  • Telford and Wrekin Lib Dems march for a final say
    Article: Oct 20, 2019

    On Saturday 19th October, we marched with a million people to demand that Johnson's Brexit deal be put to the people for the final say. Some pictures of the day are below...

  • Thomas Janke Interview
    Article: Oct 17, 2019

    Thomas Janke, Our Wrekin PPC, spoke yesterday with our friends at Telford Live, yesterday

  • Wrekin PPC Thomas Janke
    Article: Oct 17, 2019
    By Greg Spruce

    Newport (South and East) Borough Councillor Thomas Janke has been selected by Wrekin Liberal Democrats to contest the Wrekin seat at the next general election.

    Thomas Janke, a Newport father of two, and Iraq veteran, will be looking to unseat the current Conservative MP at the next election, Thomas said:

  • Lib Dem Draw tickets
    Article: Oct 7, 2019

    Want to win a £1,500 holiday voucher, amongst other prizes, and support your local party?

    The Lib Dem Christmas Draw is a great way to donate to the Liberal Democrat cause, and you could win one of our tremendous prizes to boot. Tickets cost just £1.00 each. To buy tickets please visit https://libdemdraw.org.uk/telford-wrekin

  • Telford PPC Shana Roberts
    Article: Sep 24, 2019

    Telford Liberal Democrat prospective parliamentary candidate, Shana Roberts, has released the following statement following the ruling by the supreme court today:

    "I welcome the fair and just ruling made by the Supreme Court today, declaring that the suspension of parliament was indeed unjustified.

    No one, not even the Prime Minster, should perceive themselves to be above the law.

  • Wellington Mayor Councillor Anthony Lowe
    Article: Sep 17, 2019
    By Greg Spruce

    Wellington Mayor, Councillor Anthony Lowe, has 'crossed the floor' to join the Liberal Democrats from the Conservative Party.

    The Shawbirch Ward Councillor resigned from the Conservative Party at the weekend and joined the Liberal Democrats after making contact with local party chair, Councillor Greg Spruce.

  • Telford PPC Shana Roberts
    Article: Sep 5, 2019
    By Greg Spruce

    Community campaigner Shana Roberts has been selected by Telford Liberal Democrats to contest the Telford seat at the next General Election.

    Brookside Councillor Shana, has actively campaigned for voices of disadvantaged communities in Telford to be heard:

    "I believe that no one should miss out on education, employment and access to health care because of their postcode." Said Shana Roberts.

  • The Lib Dem Focus campaigned with the local community against a toilet roll factory at Shawbirch East in the spring
    Article: Sep 4, 2019

    The Lib Dem Focus team has secured a commitment to keep the Shawbirch East site as green as possible.

    Cllr Bill Tomlinson (Shawbirch), Cllr Karen Blundell (Apley Castle) and Cllr Karen Tomlinson (Dothill), working alongside local residents, raised a series of questions about the site at the full Council meeting in July . Local Lib Dem councillors have continued to work with the "Keep Shawbirch Green" action group, since the successful campaign to stop a polluting toilet roll factory on the site earlier this year.

  • Molly Morgan
    Article: Aug 12, 2019
    By Greg Spruce

    To offset Telford and Wrekin Liberal Democrats' carbon footprint, built up during this year's election campaigns, they will be purchasing approximately 175 trees through donating to the Eden Reforestation Project.

    The Eden Reforestation Project who seek to plant a minimum of 500 million trees each year and to offer hope through the employment of tens of thousands of people in countries where extreme poverty is rampant.. which will help enrich the soil and boost the local economies in these poverty-stricken areas.