Morwen Millson

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Online VAT fraud cost the taxpayer between £1 billion and £1.5 billion last year but not a single prosecution has taken place, according to an investigation by the National Audit Office. Commenting, Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Susan Kramer said: “It is a disgrace that not a single VAT fraudster has been brought to justice. “Taxpayers […]

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Ministers argue that voters have already decided that Britain should leave the EU and we must work out the consequences. We profoundly disagree. Last year the Leave campaign promised us reduced immigration, more money for public services and better international trading links. Ever since then ministers have been walking away from these commitments. We are […]

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Commenting on reports that Theresa May has bottled the election debates, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said: “The Prime Minister’s attempt to dodge scrutiny shows how she holds the public in contempt. “The British people deserve to see their potential leaders talking about the future of our country. “I expect the broadcasters to do the […]

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Lib Dems now double the size of 2015

by morwenmillson on 18 April, 2017

The Liberal Democrat General Election campaign has got off to a flying start as new members have seen the party double in size since May 2015. In the short time since the snap General Election was announced the Liberal Democrats have gained over 2,500 new members. Commenting on the surge Leader of the Liberal Democrats […]

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With the Prime Minister today calling a snap General Election to be held on the 8th June – this will be Horsham’s chance to prevent a Hard Brexit and protect the local economy. The Lib Dems are standing on a clear platform to prevent a Hard Brexit by staying in the Single Market, and to […]

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Former health minister Norman Lamb has responded angrily to news that the NHS could soon suffer a strike from nurses. Norman Lamb, Liberal Democrat health spokesperson, said: “I understand entirely the frustration of nurses, many of whom face significant real terms cuts to their salaries, particularly with inflation rising so sharply. “The government is relying […]

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Commenting ahead of Justine Greening’s speech on working families and the education system, Leader of the Liberal Democrats Tim Farron, said: “The government are fiddling the figures, pure and simple, to make their case for a discredited grammar school plan.” “This shows the Conservatives’ true colours. Whilst schools struggle to pay for books, cut teachers […]

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‘Dementia Friend’ training

by morwenmillson on 20 March, 2017

Just back from a thought provoking ‘Dementia Friend’ training session in Crawley. The main learning points for me were: think about the person behind the disease, and think about the emotional effects of events. Having a row with a person living with dementia may be forgotten at the intellectual level, but the feelings around the […]

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Tories U-turn on National Insurance Contributions for self-employed after howls of protest from around 3 million people, but no change on Brexit, despite anguish of over 16 Million voters! The Chancellor has now U-turned after breaking a promise in the Conservative manifesto. Many self-employed people will breathe a sigh of relief, as will many Tory […]

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On Monday the Labour party had one of its biggest meltdowns yet. Voting for, then against the amendment to protect the rights of EU citizens who already live in the UK to stay here. Nobody knows where Labour stand on Brexit, they’re trying desperately to play both sides. Unfortunately for them people in this country […]

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