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Schools Funding Disaster in Bournemouth West!

by phildunn on 26 September, 2017

During the General Election campaign last June I shouted long and loud about proposed funding cuts for schools in Bournemouth West. Sadly I wasn’t elected but the issue didn’t go away. Figures released by Justine Greening, Conservative Secretary of State for Education have shown our local schools being hit very hard. Here are some examples […]

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Today’s ruling by the High Court to overturn The Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunal Fees Order 2013 is a landmark judgement and a salutary reminder of why we need to maintain an independent judiciary. The order which introduced fees for people wishing to take their employer to industrial tribunal was introduced by the […]

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“Brexit Crunch” starts to bite!

by phildunn on 6 July, 2017

New report shows Liam Fox’s department is a disaster Department for International Trade (DIT) figures on Foreign Direct Investment show that the number of new jobs created by foreign investment fell by 9% last year, with the number of company expansions also falling. Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has blasted Liam Fox’s department as a […]

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I have today written to the Bournemouth Echo concerning the xenophobic graffiti attack in Boscombe. On Thursday 29th June I saw for myself the appalling, anti-Polish graffiti that had been sprayed across the front of the Riviera Bar in Boscombe. Having just stood at the general election on a platform of trying to build an […]

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Theresa May Shame Over EU Nationals!

by phildunn on 24 June, 2017

Shock revelation May blocked EU nationals’ right to stay is a “badge of shame”  The Liberal Democrats have criticised Theresa May as “cold and heartless,” following the shock revelation she blocked attempts to guarantee the right to stay for EU nationals immediately after the referendum. In a scathing editorial in the Evening Standard today, George Osborne revealed that […]

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Statement on Tim Farron’s Resignation

by phildunn on 14 June, 2017

For what it’s worth, this is my personal view on Tim’s resignation from the role of Liberal Democrat Party leader. In this country we have heard many people claiming to have “Christian values” over recent years. Theresa May claims that prayer is important in her decision making and Tony Blair was a committed Christian. Representatives […]

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End the Public Sector Pay Freeze

by phildunn on 14 June, 2017

Fall in real wages shows Govt must end public sector pay freeze   As stated in our recent election manifesto, Liberal Democrats are calling for an end to the public sector pay freeze which currently means that workers are taking home less and less in real terms as inflation rises. Data released by the Office […]

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Let’s get ready – donations needed.

by phildunn on 13 June, 2017

With Theresa May working on her deal with the D.U.P. it seems highly likely that her government will not “go the distance”. Pundits suggest that the next election may come sooner rather than later…. MUCH sooner. My opinion is that we may easily find ourselves going back to the polls within a year and the […]

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The morning after…

by phildunn on 9 June, 2017

It’s the morning after the night before and after a few hours to reflect on last night’s result in Bournemouth West I’m feeling quietly satisfied that the Liberal Democrat vote withstood the Jeremy Corbyn tide. My Green Party and Pirate Party opponents suffered badly, loosing their deposits as the Labour  bandwagon rolled over them, delivering […]

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Today is YOUR day

by phildunn on 8 June, 2017

Today is your day. The power rests at the end of a pencil in a polling booth. Please use your vote to change Britain’s future. Use your vote to ensure we fund our public services properly. Use your vote to ensure we reward our police, nurses, teachers and ALL our other public servants for the […]

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