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General Election 2017: Liberal Democrats Manifesto At-A-Glance

The Liberal Democrat’s General Election Manifesto was officially launched on Wednesday, a document that urges the voter to change the face of British politics by changing the opposition. Arguably the most significant pledge included in the manifesto is the second EU referendum that will be offered to voters at the end of the two years …Read More

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Conservative Candidate Andy Street is West Midlands Mayor

Conservative candidate and former John Lewis boss Andy Street has been elected as the metro Mayor for the West Midlands, it was announced last Friday. The result follows the local elections held on Thursday 4th May, which were the first of their kind since 1981. The vote followed calls for devolution of power from Westminster …Read More

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Budget to include £320 million for new free schools

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond has announced extra funding for new free schools as part of Wednesday’s Budget. A £320 million payment will be announced and will be used to set up about 110 new free schools. This will take the total number of proposed free schools in England to 500 by 2020. …Read More

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