Liberal Democrats Slam £73,525 Cost Of Wasteful And Misleading Council Leader Coronavirus Letter

The Hull Liberal Democrats have slammed the council for being "wasteful" and "misleading" after it has been revealed an outdated letter estimated to cost over £73,000 was sent to every resident in the city by Council leader Stephen Brady. 
 
The letter, dated 17th November, arrived on doorsteps many days (in some cases over a week) after the date stated what residents found to be outdated information around Christmas and other Coronavirus guidelines.

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Parents Must Be Given Vouchers Instead Of 'Woefully Inadequate' Food Parcels

Responding to news that children's free school meal food parcels in Hull have been identified as falling far short of the mark, Lib Dem Councillor Linda Tock has voiced her concern:

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Lib Dems urge Hull City Council to join calls for Chancellor to roll out more financial support

The Liberal Democrats have condemned the Chancellor for failing to introduce a comprehensive plan to save jobs after it was revealed that 16,440 of people in Hull are currently on Universal Credit.
 

Liberal Democrat Treasury Spokesperson Christine Jardine criticised Rishi Sunak's "constant chop-and-change approach", urging him to put in place a proper plan to protect jobs as the Government still struggles to get a grip over rising cases of coronavirus.

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Lib Dem Councillor concerned with port preparations for Brexit

Local Lib Dems have raised concerns about how prepared the ports in Hull are for Brexit customs and border changes. Linda Chambers, who is on the Hull and Goole Port Health Authority spoke out after receiving a briefing on the preparations.

She has raised concerns whether the staffing will be in place and sufficiently trained in time for Brexit at the start of the New Year.

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Hull Lib Dems: Conservative Government lets Hull's children down favouring Southern ones

Lib Dem Councillor Linda Tock has hit out after the government acted quickly in London where they were slow to respond in Hull. This follows news that Secondary schools in London, Kent and Essex were going to be mass tested for Covid19, but not Hull.

Hull was top of the news headlines for weeks with the highest Covid19 infection rates and yet has been left out of these latest Government plans. The infection rates in Hull are still very high and in recent weeks have seen well over half of schools in the city having cases of Covid19.

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