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LIB DEMS GATHER TO PLAN CORNISH ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN

Following the outcome of the independence referendum in Scotland, Lib Dems will gather in Bodmin next week to plan their campaign for new powers for Cornwall. Liberal Democrats have already voted for Cornwall to benefit from a devolved Assembly, with

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St Ives Liberal Democrats Back Party Conference NHS Motion

St Ives Liberal Democrats Constituency Party has today signed and backed the Liberal Democrats Spring Conference emergency motion calling on the party to work together to achieve the withdrawal of the NHS Bill. The west Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

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Liberal Democrat Cabinet Minister Visits St Ives

Liberal Democrat Cabinet Minister, Chris Huhne MP joined St Ives Lib Dem members on Tuesday for a question and answer session.

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St Ives Liberal Democrats Pick Up Campaigning Award from Nick Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg MP presented St Ives Liberal Democrats with a top campaigning award at the recent Liberal Democrat Conference in Liverpool. Penzance Lib Dem campaigner, and Parliamentary Intern, Nathan Glover was on hand to accept the award on

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Another Badge for the Blog

Those good folk at Wikio.co.uk, who rank websites, have given the St Ives Liberal Democrats blog a nice badge to add to the site. stiveslibdems.com has been currently ranked at 274 for political blogs, which we are pleased about as

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9 Achievements by the Liberal Democrats in Government

880,000 people to be taken out of paying income tax next year, while 23 million people get an annual tax cut of £170. New Pupil Premium to raise standards among disadvantaged children. A £1bn Regional Growth Fund to help parts

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Total Politics Blog Award for St Ives Liberal Democrats Blog

The St Ives Liberal Democrat’s blog has been voted in the top 75 Lib Dem blogs by readers of Total Politics magazine, which we are quite pleased about, as the blog has been going for less than a year! Hoorah.

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Walk and Picnic to Mulfra – Trythall and Bodrifty Round Houses

Liberal Democrat members and supporters from across St Ives constituency joined Andrew George MP and ornitholgist Roy Phillips on a countryside walk and picnic on Sunday. The walk started at Trythall in West Cornwall and took in Bodrifty and Mulfra Hill,

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The Price of A Vote

Graham Smith from BBC Radio Cornwall has done an analysis of the money spent campaigning in Cornwall by candidates and political parties for May’s General Election. Among the things he has focused on is the amount spent per vote cast by candidates in the St Ives constituency, with Jonathan

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St Ives Lib Dems Summer Social Events

Countryside Walk and Picnic Tea: Sunday 11 July with Ornithologist and author Roy Phillips. Walk from Trythall, via Bodrifty and Mulfra Hill – 3 miles. Outdoor picnic tea at Bodrifty Round Houses (bring your own drinks)  Boots and rain jackets!

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  • Tweets from the campaign trail – 18th April 2015 April 18, 2015
    It’s been a gorgeous day – and Liberal Democrats have been out and about campaigning across the country. Here are some of their tweets: Support for @SimonHughes on Jamaica road! Keep Simon fighting for us, request your poster: https://t.co/BAxkGBzrN0 pic.twitter.com/wiV2N23lWj — Southwark Lib Dems (@swklibdems) April 18, 2015 And look who joined Simon today: […]
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  • Leeds North West Labour candidate Alex Sobel has to make second apology for untrue campaign statements April 18, 2015
    We all make mistakes. It’s part of being human. What’s important is that you learn from them. And when political opponents make mistakes, there are times when you need to show a bit of understanding and “there but for the grace of God go I” attitude. Election campaigns are fraught and exhausting and those working […]
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