David Woodard

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The March for a ‘People’s Vote’ on Brexit

by David Woodard on 22 October, 2018

On Saturday 20th October, an estimated 700,000 people marched on the streets of London, calling for a people’s vote on Brexit. That makes it the biggest protest since the Iraq War; a protest that defined a decade on an issue that affected a generation. Now, as then, the Liberal Democrats are on the right side […]

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Vince Cable says that Britain is in the relegation zone

by David Woodard on 23 November, 2017

Today’s Budget saw the UK slip from the top of the growth league to deep into the relegation zone. Each person in Britain is set to be £687 worse off per year compared to forecasts before the election. As living standards are squeezed, the Government is setting aside £3.7bn to cover the cost of a […]

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I have been out delivering leaflets and have knocked on a few doors in various parts of the Pegswood Electoral Division. This has been a good opportunity to meet people, see places and find out about the local issues that concern people. Many people are not aware that Pegswood Division is a large rural division […]

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Tim Farron on the Refugee Crisis

by David Woodard on 4 September, 2015

Normally, when Lib Dems want to change something we would start our own campaign and ask you to join it. This time, we want the government to take action on the refugee crisis as fast as possible, and that means everyone signing the official government petition. This crisis isn’t about politics, it’s about helping the […]

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Councillors behaving badly

by David Woodard on 2 March, 2015

In January a Local Government Association peer team delivered an ‘external health check’ report to Northumberland County Council. The team had spoken to more than 100 people including executive and non-executive councillors of all political groups, as well as a range of external partners and stakeholders. The peer team report hasn’t attracted the publicity it […]

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