Lib Dems to raise £1bn extra tax from banks

Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander has announced details of a plan to raise an extra £1bn from a supplementary corporation tax charge applied to banks to help finish the job of eliminating the deficit.

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Easton residents earn almost £4k by saving energy

A group of Easton residents have been rewarded with a cheque for nearly £4,000 for their energy saving efforts as part of a landmark energy saving pilot project from local MP Stephen Williams, who presented it on behalf of Western Power Distribution.

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Williams Welcomes £19million for Cycling in Bristol

Stephen Williams, Liberal Democrat MP for Bristol West, has welcomed the announcement of £19million to make cycling safer and easier in Bristol. 

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Residents Parking - Open letter to the Mayor

Cllr Gary Hopkins has written an open letter to the mayor regarding Labour amendment 1, which was passed at the budget last week. His full letter is below.

See my petition and add your name to show your opposition to residents' parking fees being used as a cashcow for the Council.

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Stephen Williams Secures £5 Million for Colston Hall

Stephen Williams, MP for Bristol West and Minister for Communities, this morning joined Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander in announcing £5 million of funding for the renovation of the Colston Hall.

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Thousands of self-employed workers in Bristol paid £593 less tax

Thousands of self-employed workers in Bristol paid £593 less tax in their latest returns because of a Liberal Democrat policy to raise the personal allowance, new Treasury figures reveal.

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Williams Announces Protection for Tenants

Liberal Democrat Communities Minister Stephen Williams has today (Thursday 5 February) announced measures giving tenants greater protection against rogue landlords.

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Stronger support against rogue landlords

Tenants to be given stronger protections against rogue landlords.

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Williams Announces Balmoral Funding

This Monday (26th January) Stephen Williams MP visited the MV Balmoral, currently docked in Bristol, to announce the success in its application for a government grant.

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Williams Welcomes Extra £18m for Bristol and the West

The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is in Bristol this morning (29th Jan) to announce that the Government has agreed with the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership to an expansion to its Growth Deal, which will see an extra £18.1m invested in the West of England between 2016 and 2021. This is in addition to the £212.6m of funding committed by the Government on 7 July 2014.  

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