Brake: Dire NHS staff shortages continue to worsen under Tory plans

The latest figures on NHS vacancies reveal that there were 10,550 vacancies for nurses in the NHS in London in July to September 2019. This means that 15.3% of posts were unfilled, showing the NHS staff shortage crisis getting worse.


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Lib Dems to scrap business rates to "breathe new life" into high streets in Carshalton and Wallington

The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to scrap business rates and replace them with a landowner levy, to "breathe new life" into local high streets.


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Brake: Lib Dems will freeze rail fare increases in Carshalton & Wallington, saving commuters thousands of pounds

The Liberal Democrats and Tom Brake have said the news that rail fares will rise by 2.7% in 2020 is a “kick in the teeth” for rail passengers in Carshalton and Wallington. The increase will leave commuters paying £49.14 more for an annual season ticket to central London.

Under Liberal Democrat plans, the 2.7% increase in 2020 would be cancelled and commuter rail fares would be frozen for the next five years.

These proposals would save people who commute from Carshalton & Wallington to London £798.28 over the next five years.


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Brake - Tackling Climate Change is an Emergency

The former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Ed Davey, has announced that a Liberal Democrat government would allocate £100bn towards comprehensive efforts to fight climate change and work towards environmental preservation.

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Brake: Lib Dems to build homes for a brighter future

A Liberal Democrat government will tackle the housing crisis by ensuring that 300,000 new homes are built per year, including 100,000 social homes for rent.

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Brake: Thousands of EU Nationals in Sutton Left in Limbo

Thousands of EU nationals living in Sutton have not been offered permanent residency in the UK, official figures have revealed. The Liberal Democrats have accused the government of leaving local families from the EU in “legal limbo” and throwing people’s lives into uncertainty.

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Lib Dems - Green Plan for a Brighter Future

The Liberal Democrats have set out ambitious plans to tackle the climate emergency by generating 80% of electricity from renewables by 2030 and insulating all low-income homes by 2025.

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Tom Brake and the Lib Dems Plan for a Brighter Future

The Lib Dems have launched their Plan for a Brighter Future. The plan outlines the party’s key priority – to Stop Brexit – and sets out a bold vision on how to build a fairer, brighter future for the country. It is a plan to tackle inequalities, confront the climate emergency and give everyone the opportunities they need to succeed.  

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Brake: Lib Dems Will Create £10,000 Skills Wallet for Every Adult

The Liberal Democrats have set out their vision for a “new era of learning throughout life” with the creation of an ambitious Skills Wallet. This will give every adult £10,000 to spend on education and training throughout their lives.


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Tories and Labour are running scared of Jo Swinson and the Lib Dems

Last night that Sky news invited Jo Swinson to an election debate alongside Johnson and Corbyn. 


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