“Local democracy at stake,” say Somerset Liberal Democrats in wake of plan to create new unitary authority

Jane Lock, Leader of the Liberal Democrat group at Somerset County Council

The Liberal Democrat Group at Somerset County Council has released the following statement in response to the Conservative Leader of the Council’s statement of intent to actively pursue the creation of a Unitary Authority for Somerset.

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Ask Bill: What are your plans to tackle the climate change emergency

The climate crisis isn't only in the national news on a daily basis it's also a subject Bill gets asked about every day that he is out campaigning.  The crisis is evident across the globe including in our beautiful corner of it in Somerset and below Bill lays out his plans for Britain to tackle the crisis head on.

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Ask Bill: How will you support our countryside?

In our ongoing series sharing some of the questions Bill has been receiving from constituents today he shares his plans for addressing concerns about our surrounding countryside and rural life.

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Minehead Hustings - Debate on the ecological crisis & other topics

A hustings event is planned for Minehead on Monday 9 December and will be the only hustings planned for the Minehead/West Somerset area.

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Ask Bill: Will you pledge to protect the NHS if you win?

In his travels around the constituency Bill is asked many questions on issues that are important to the local community. Over the next few days we will share some of the most common questions and pressing issues you have been asking about.  Today Bill answers your concerns on the future of the NHS.

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Bridgwater and West Somerset Husting

There will be a Bridgwater and West Somerset Husting held on Sunday 8th December and Liberal Democrat candidate Bill Revans will be attending.

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Bill Revans chosen as Liberal Democrat candidate

Bill Revans has been selected to be the Liberal Democrat candidate for Bridgwater and West Somerset at the next General Election.

Having lived in this constituency all his life, growing up in Goathurst and now living in North Petherton, Bill was the Liberal Democrat candidate here in 1992. He then took a break from politics to focus on his career as a teacher in local comprehensive schools and to raise a family.

Bill resumed his political activity in 2007 and is currently the Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Sedgemoor District Council as well as being a member of Somerset County Council and the Exmoor National Park Authority.

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Two new MEPs elected for South West England and Gibraltar

Caroline Voaden and Martin Horwood have been elected as the new Liberal Democrat MEPs for the South West England and Gibraltar constituency.

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Bridgwater and West Somerset Liberal Democrats hail best local election results in decades

The Bridgwater and West Somerset Liberal Democrats got six district councillors elected at the recent local election – their best result for over 20 years.

Across the constituency the Liberal Democrats won 6,580 votes and came second to the Conservatives.

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European election candidates announced

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The Liberal Democrats have announced the candidates they will be fielding in the South West England and Gibraltar region in the European elections on 23rd May.

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