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Leaflet for Council election 5th May

by ablibdems on 22 April, 2016

Walsall Council cuts vote: Taxes to rise but libraries could be saved Seven libraries could be saved from closure after a new budget was approved by Walsall Council. Let’s fight now in elections May 2016 to ensure that this gets put in place, as Conservative leader Councillor Mike Bird stated his party would stick with the […]

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Walsall Lib Dems offer alternative budget

by ablibdems on 15 February, 2016

Liberal Democrats on Walsall Council are within £100,000 of producing a legal balanced alternative to the Tories Budget proposals for 2016/17. “Our proposed alternative budget includes a plan to save all seven of the libraries at threat from Tory cuts” said Lib Dem Group Leader Cllr Ian Shires. Also included in the Lib Dem proposals are […]

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by ablibdems on 14 December, 2015

Commons back Osborne plan for tax credit cuts

by ablibdems on 10 October, 2015

Commons back Osborne plan for tax credit cuts Shame Wendy Morton did not think about the many families in Aldridge/Brownhills that will suffer as a result – even several Tory MPs did not support this. Even the treasury has admitted that many families will suffer….  

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Tim Farron elected as new Leader

by ablibdems on 17 July, 2015

We are delighted to announce that Tim Farron has been elected as Leader of the Liberal Democrats. In an all-member ballot for the leadership, 56% of members voted with the result revealed this afternoon. Tim Farron received 56.5% of the votes and in second place Norman Lamb received the backing of 43.5%. The new leader […]

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Friedrich Reck-Malleczewen was a terrible snob. He would have been thoroughly out of sympathy with modern society. It is difficult at times to avoid the thought that one of the main crimes of the Nazis in the view of Fritz Reck was that they were not part of the officer class – Hitler was “ […]

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Be in no doubt that Lib Dems have had an impact!

by ablibdems on 7 March, 2015

I remember only too vividly the last time when the Tories (particularly under Mrs Thatcher) governed alone – I look around our country and feel we have never fully recovered from those 18 “TRUE TORY” years. Sadly those years were then followed by 13 years of “New” Labour governing alone! Lib Dems have worked hard […]

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Yesterday was World Book Day. I’m typing this looking at the World Book Day poster on my classroom door. It’s a reminder of just how important books are – and libraries are. Streetly Library has had a stay of execution – that’s something, but the situation is still not resolved. At the end of all […]

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Check out express and star article:  There would be fewer senior management posts and new town councils with their own cash pots formed, under rival proposals from the Liberal Democrats. They will be put forward for consideration at Full Council against the ruling Labour authority plans, which include the closure of eight libraries and loss of […]

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