Save Our Post Office

Yeovil Liberal Democrat's Prospective Parliamentary Candidate, Mick Clark, has launched an online petition to save Yeovil's Post Office which has been threatened with closure. For more information and to sign the petition go to http://www.yeovil-libdems.org.uk/postoffice 

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Opposition Councillors demand extraordinary council meeting as Somerset heads towards bankruptcy

 

26/09/2018

Somerset’s Lib Dem county councillors have called on the chair of Somerset County Council to hold an extraordinary meeting to explain the Conservatives’ emergency budget in more detail and ensure that it is sufficiently robust to prevent Government officials stepping in and shutting down the County Council.

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County Lines Up Further Cuts

“Conservatives’ financial incompetence has driven Somerset to the brink of bankruptcy,” says Lib Dem Leader, as Council releases its latest “Chopping List” of 76 service cuts

 

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Latest Tory defection increases Lib Dem control in South Somerset

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After over 3 years as a District Councillor and just over 1 year as a County Councillor Neil Bloomfield (Martock) has moved from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats.

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Mick Clark Responds as Marcus Fysh Flops on Newsnight

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In the face of overwhelming evidence from industry experts, the current MP for Yeovil has attempted to shut down claims that a “No-deal Brexit” would lead to delays at ports and additional Tariffs. When confronted with suggestions, from the head of the British Sandwich Association, that leaving the EU without a deal could lead to shortages of foodstuffs, delays at ports and additional tariffs, Mr Fysh called the claims “ridiculous” and reinforced his view that Brexit is “the will of the people”.

You can see Marcus's meltdown on Newsnight here.  

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Somerset Tories Feel the Heat

Following the unexpected resignation of Somerset County Council’s Chief Finance Officer after 31 years of highly-valued service, last week the County Council’s ruling Conservatives received two shock resignations from the Chair and Vice Chair of the Council’s influential Audit Committee. Both quit their positions on the Committee and resigned from the Conservative Party with immediate effect.

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Fury as Yeovil MP threatens to “Down Tools”

MP for Yeovil, Marcus Fysh, has come under fire after suggesting that Conservative Brexiteer MPs should refuse to support the Government.

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Time to Come Clean Over Helicopters

Defence Minister, Earl Howe, has failed to come clean in the Lords today over the future of UK based, defence helicopter production in Yeovil based manufacturer, Leonardo

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Children's Services Overspend

The Conservatives at Somerset County Council continue to get their finances wrong at your expense

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Ric Pallister Speaks Out on Unitary Authority Proposals

Statement on behalf of South Somerset District Council from the Council’s Leader Ric Pallister regarding today’s announcement from Somerset County Council about exploring the option of a unitary local government

 

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