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 powers similar to those enjoyed in Wales, at their most recent national conference in York. Read more about LIB DEMS GATHER TO PLAN CORNISH ASSEMBLY CAMPAIGN[…]
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 constituency party has also consistently applauded and given its full support to their local MP Read more about St Ives Liberal Democrats Back Party Conference NHS Motion[…]
Liberal Democrat Cabinet Minister, Chris Huhne MP joined St Ives Lib Dem members on Tuesday for a question and answer session.
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 behalf of local members and supporters.
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 this is a very recently started political blog. Onwards and upwards, hopefully!
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 of the UK most at risk from public sector cuts. A triple lock for pensioners Read more about 9 Achievements by the Liberal Democrats in Government[…]
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. stiveslibdems.com was voted in 54th place. Total Politics Top 75 Lib Dem Blogs
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, with walkers enjoying an excellent picnic put together by Andrew’s wife at Bodrifty Round Houses. Read more about Walk and Picnic to Mulfra – Trythall and Bodrifty Round Houses[…]
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 Rogers of the Cornish Democrats spending the most at £18.12 per vote cast. He spent Read more about The Price of A Vote[…]
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! £5. Booking essential. To book, ring Jenny on 01736 367760 Lunch in the Garden: Marazion Read more about St Ives Lib Dems Summer Social Events[…]