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Ian Garrett chosen for Aldridge / Brownhills

by ablibdems on 13 October, 2016

Aldridge Brownhills Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that Ian Garrett has been selected to fight the Aldridge Brownhills seat again in the event of an early election. Ian is a local school teacher, the Head of History at St Francis of Assisi school in Aldridge, where he has taught for many years. Ian fought […]

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Proposed changes to Constituency boundaries

by ablibdems on 16 September, 2016

Constituency changes are due to be in place for 2020 Election. Proposals from Boundary Commission have been published, consultation will last until 5th December 2016. Walsall Central – consisting of wards of Blakenall, Birchills/Leamore, Darlaston North, Darlaston South, Paddock, Palfrey, Pleck and St Matthews Aldridge, Brownhills and Bloxwich – Aldrdridge Central & South, Aldridge North […]

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Aldridge Post Office modernization

by ablibdems on 21 August, 2016

Aldridge Post Office, Northgate, Aldridge is being modernised and is changing to one of the new main style branches. The aim is to create a more modern and convenient retail experience for customers and will include longer open hours. To facilitate this  it will need to close for refurbishment on Tuesday, 13th September at 17:30. […]

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Chilcot verdict on Iraq

by ablibdems on 7 July, 2016

To all those who slagged us Lib Dems off in 2003 for opposing the Iraq war, read this report! Chilcot is a clear vindication of Charles Kennedy’s judgement and leadership on the Iraq War – and our party’s position. I hope those who were so forceful in their criticism of him and the Liberal Democrats […]

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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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