Lib Dems: We’re ready for the fight in Hull

Today the Hull Liberal Democrats have announced a full slate of local candidates for Hull, ahead of the snap General Election. Lib Dems Hull Council Group Leader Mike Ross is re-standing in Hull North, East Riding Councillor David Nolan is standing in Hull West and Hessle and former police officer Bob Morgan is contesting Hull East.

The Lib Dem group in Hull, who are the main challenger to Labour for control of the Council in May, are optimistic about their chances across the city and are hoping to build on consistent gains in recent years.

 

Hull North Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate - Mike Ross with Jo Swinson MP & Local Party Members

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Lib Dem Duo: Hull needs urgent funding for SEND crisis

The Liberal Democrats have called for a National Special Education Needs & Disabilities (SEND) plan to standardise SEND placements and provision, backing it with a specific new funding stream following a report. This news comes following a critical report from an Education Select Committee; dated 23/10/19.

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Hull Lib Dems attack government over pro-Brexit messages

Hull’s Lib Dem council group have hit out after the council have been used to spread the government’s pro-Brexit message. The government recently issued an instruction to local government to use their communication channels, despite their being no certainty about what is actually going to happen.

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Hull Lib Dems: Govt must ban arms sales to Turkey

Today, the Liberal Democrats have called on the Conservative Government to ban all arm sales to Turkey. In Hull today hundreds have taken to protesting against the incursion of Turkish military into North Syria.

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Hull schools bear the brunt of Conservative Government cuts

Liberal Democrat education spokesperson, Cllr Linda Tock, has criticised the response from the Education Secretary, Gavin Williamson, to a request for more funding for Hull’s schools.

Figures released in the summer showed that Hull’s schools had suffered a significant cut in funding in the last four years. The Liberal Democrat group on Hull City Council have said the Conservative government has ignored the real problems of educational funding, leading to a crisis for schools across the city.

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