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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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Probably the Most Southerly Election Poster Ever……

A St Ives Liberal Democrat supporter has just emailed us what is probably the most southerly General Election poster ever, more southerly than the Lizard! There are clearly Andrew George supporters everywhere. This photo was taken in Port Stanley in

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  • Full steam ahead on infrastructure July 23, 2014
    One thing that struck me about Tim Farron’s Beveridge lecture last Saturday was the scale of his ambition for investment in infrastructure. Conservatives have often talked about their admiration of Victorian values – if only they really did admire those values, because Victorian values included ambition to build an infrastructure, to create a transport, comm […]
    Joe Otten
  • The Gender Agenda #3: Is there such a thing as “Women’s Policy”? July 23, 2014
    I was long-winded last time so let’s try brevity: yes, and no. When people talk about ‘women’s policy’ they usually mean one of three things: 1. Policies which only affect women directly: men (apart from trans men) do not, for example, suffer FGM or need access to abortion, so they will only ever be indirectly […]
    Alice Thomas