‘Stephen Williams’ selected as Liberal Democrat candidate for West of England Mayor

Following a vote of the local party membership Stephen Williams was this afternoon selected as the Liberal Democrat candidate for Metro Mayor for the West of England to be held on Thursday 4th of May this year. Following a series of hustings in front of the party membership in Yate, Bath and Bris...

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Environment Manifesto Launched

The Lib Dem Environment Manifesto sets out a Liberal Democrat programme of delivery for the next five years and beyond, building on the Five Green Laws which are highlighted on the front page of the Party's General Election Manifesto.

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Bristol residents to get weekend and evening GP appointments

Bristol residents to get weekend and evening GP appointments

Stephen Williams, Liberal Democrat MP for Bristol West and Minister for Communities, is today announcing that, by next year, people in the South West will be able to see a GP, nurse or primary care professional in the evenings and at weekends, or speak to one by phone, video or email.

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Local Schools Win Upgrade Cash

Liberal Democrat Schools Minister David Laws MP has today announced that Colston’s Girls’ School and Easton Church of England Academy in Bristol will receive a share of a £370m million school buildings fund.

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Stephen Williams MP Welcomes Passing of Modern Slavery Bill

In a move heralded by Unicef UK as “an historic moment in the fight against modern slavery and human trafficking”, the Modern Slavery Bill passed its last stage in Parliament yesterday (Wednesday 25th March) and is due to receive Royal Assent shortly.

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Stephen Williams Welcomes Ban on Revenge Evictions

Stephen Williams, MP for Bristol West and Minister for Communities, has welcomed the passing of new legislation to outlaw so-called ‘revenge evictions’.

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Liberal Democrats Slam Parking Tax Bombshell

Liberal Democrats Slam Parking Tax Bombshell

The Liberal Democrats have slammed a deal done by Labour, Conservative and Ashley ward councillors to increase the cost of a residents’ parking zone (RPZ) permit and have demanded for an immediate reduction in the charges, calling them a ‘stealth tax’.

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Liberal Democrats Take Action against Bad Landlords

Liberal Democrats Take Action against Bad Landlords

The Liberal Democrats have given their full support to ACORN’s Bristol Ethical Lettings Charter, which follows on from action taken by Stephen Williams MP in government to outlaw revenge evictions in the sector.

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Williams Welcomes Landmark Plain Packaging Vote on No Smoking Day

Williams Welcomes Landmark Plain Packaging Vote  on No Smoking Day

Bristol West MP Stephen Williams, who was previously Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health before becoming the Minister for Communities, has welcomed the passing of regulations to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes.

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Bristol schools win award for work with disadvantaged pupils

Bishop Road Primary School and SS Peter & Paul RC Primary School have been recognised as going the extra mile to help disadvantaged students.

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