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Joint statement by Heather Shearer (Police and Crime Commissioner candidate for Avon and Somerset), Stephen Williams (candidate for West of England Regional Mayor), and Caroline Gooch (candidate for City of Bristol Mayor)
People in the West of England are asking why the heavily trailed Freeport for Bristol was missing from Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget.
Stephen Williams, Lib Dem candidate for West of England mayor, is calling on the Government to “give carers a break”, by giving councils immediate emergency funding so they can provide the support services unpaid carers need to take a weekly break.
Stephen Williams, Lib Dem candidate for West of England mayor, has condemned the Chancellor for failing to introduce a comprehensive plan to save jobs. 31,595 people in the West of England are currently on Universal Credit.
Liberal Democrat transport campaigners say the new rail timetable highlights once again the poor service received by the people in Yate.
Stephen Williams, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Mayor of the West of England, has told six local Conservative MPs that they should “hang their heads in shame for betraying their party’s promise to protect British farmers”.
Liberal Democrats in the West of England have warned that the Government’s planning proposals will “disempower” local authorities like Bristol, B&NES and South Gloucestershire and allow developers to “run roughshod” over local communities’ wishes.
The Liberal Democrats have used their Autumn Conference this weekend to agree a series of measures to build a green recovery and tackle the climate emergency, including encouraging active travel through walking and cycling.
Stephen Williams, Lib Dem contender for West of England Mayor, is calling for the annual increase in rail fares to be cancelled, a move which would save commuters to London from Bristol and Bath nearly £200 next year, according to the Party's analysis.
Stephen Williams, Lib Dem candidate for West of England Mayor has urged the Government to extend the Covid eviction ban as official figures reveal that 212 families in private rented accommodation in B&NES, Bristol and South Gloucestershire are deemed at risk of homelessness.