Announcement: Local Party Selects Parliamentary Candidates For Sefton Central, & Bootle

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Sefton Central and Bootle Liberal Democrats have selected their candidates for the anticipated general election. Keith Cawdron has been selected to fight the Sefton Central constituency, and Rebecca Hanson has been selected for Bootle.

5,705 pupils could benefit from Summer Learning Fund under Lib Dem plans

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The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to commit to a Summer Learning Fund that would support 5,705 disadvantaged children across Bootle and Sefton Central Constituencies to get ready for returning to school. Liberal Democrat Education Spokesperson Layla Moran, who welcomed the Government’s u-turn on free school meals, warned further action was needed to “ensure ….  Read More

BOOTLE LIB DEM BLASTS LABOUR INCOMPETENCE ON POLLUTION

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Bootle’s Lib Dem MP Candidate has slammed Labour’s incompetent handling of the pollution and congestion issues around the A5036 corridor. In a detailed blog, candidate Rebecca Hanson has spelled out a catalogue of Labour failure on this issue stretching back over 15 years. She has laid out clearly how things will be different if she ….  Read More

Rebecca Hanson on pollution & the A5036

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My response to this tweet requires more than 280 characters, so I’ve written this blog. I’ll attempt to answer this question in three parts: What is the context for this question? How would things be different now if I had been MP for Bootle? Given that we are where we are, what would I do ….  Read More

Bootle Candidate Horrified By England’s Highest Cancer Rates Around Church Road (A5036)

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Rebecca Hanson, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Bootle, is horrified by the lack of action to address cancer rates around Bootle’s busiest road. According to information held by Sefton Council, in 2014, cancer rates in Linacre ward were the highest in England at 45% above the national average, with the neighbouring Litherland ward being 33% ….  Read More

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Jo Swinson: “Boris Johnson is not fit to be prime minister.”

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Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson has responded to the the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that Boris Johnson, & his government, unlawfully prorogued parliament. “…He as acted unlawfully, tried to silence Parliament, tried to silence the voices of the people because he does not want to be held to account…” The Supreme Court’s Lady Hale announced that Boris ….  Read More