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  • John Nutley save hospital
    Article: Jan 25, 2017

    All across Devon local hospitals are under threat of closure.

    Local LibDem councillors are fighting to save them, like Cllr John Nutley in Ashburton.

    If you care about your local hospital help us to fight against the plans to close them,

    Please help us by completing this survey to find the most affected areas in Devon

  • Article: Jan 22, 2017

    A third of Devon schools lose out under new national funding proposals

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    From Devon County Council Website: Posted on: 18 January 2017

    More than a third of Devon's schools will lose out if new national funding figures aren't revised, the county's education chief has warned.

    Devon's schools are already funded at £290 less per pupil than the national average and Devon County Council and heads and governors have fought a long campaign for fair funding.

  • Article: Jan 4, 2017
    By Adrian Fullam

    After some difficult years, Exeter Liberal Democrats are gearing up for a big challenge in 2017.

    An internal review has led to a revamp of internal communication and activities in response to a surge in membership.

    Membership Development Officer Adrian Fullam: "We are gearing up for an acceleration of activity and a higher profile this coming year. We have a number of new activists taking prominent campaigning roles and we are nurturing new leadership talent."

  • Sarah Olney victory
    Article: Dec 2, 2016

    Recent years have seen the rise of angry, intolerant and divisive forces in Britain, Europe & the USA. A blow was struck yesterday for the values of tolerance, equality and liberty. On an explicit platform of wishing to strength en our partnership with our international neighbours, Sarah Olney has taken the next step in a remakable journey. Having not been involved in politics just 18 months ago, she has become the ninth Liberal Democrat to become a member of this parliament, eroding the gross under-representation of our national support caused by our obsolete voting system. She also reintroduces some gender balance to our parliamentary team.

  • Liberal Democrats in Exeter
    Article: Nov 18, 2016
    By Adrian Fullam

    Liberal Democrats have been meeting people in Exeter to discuss all the recent political events. Many people expressed support for the distinctive Liberal Democrat opposition to damaging forms of Brexit. There is a stronger resolution to fight for liberal values of equality and respect that have been damaged by Donald Trump's success. There is a particular welcome to the new members signed up on the day.

  • Tessa Munt
    Article: Aug 24, 2016
    By Adrian Fullam

    Tessa Munt (former MP for Wells) will be joining Exeter Lib Dem members and supporters to discuss the effects of the recent EU referendum.

    The event will be on Monday 12th September 2016 in Exeter from 4pm to 5.30pm.

    Tessa is a leading campaigner in Somerset and has experience working with Vince Cable in government as a PPS until she resigned in order to support a motion against fracking.

  • Dennis Brewer in Exeter 2016
    Article: Aug 2, 2016

    Former Exeter PPC & Torbay mayoral candidate Dennis Brewer addressed Exeter Lib Dems at a recent event.

    It was a vibrant and positive discussion reflecting on the causes of the Leave vote, the options for the country and the vital role that progressive citizens have in pressing for positive international engagement.

  • Members June 2016
    Article: Jul 1, 2016

    Someone has joined the Lib Dems every single minute since the referendum result including many in Exeter. Our assumptions about institutionalised British values of equality, freedom, liberty and justice have been rocked as the refendum represented a tipping point to the instincts of fear, insularity and division.

  • Tim June 2016
    Article: Jul 1, 2016

    Unlike the other main parties, we are united in our shock at the referendum decision and the advance of fear, intolerance and division.

    We passionately believe in internationalism, co-operation with our European neighbours and above all a respect for everyone who lives in our country regardless of where they were born.

  • St Thomas Liberal Democrats in campaign mode in Cowick Street
    Article: Jul 1, 2016

    Exeter Lib Dem activists played a significant part in the campaign to keep Britain working IN partnership with our European neighbours.