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  • ed davey
    Article: May 9, 2022

    It's been a great result last week for the Lib Dems in England. Nearly two hundred NEW councillors elected. Three NEW councils under the Liberal Democrats' control, bringing the total to sixteen.

    Sad that we had no candidate in Tamworth to demonstrate what the swing there to Lib Dems might have been, and of course there were no elections this year in Lichfield or East Staffordshire (wait for next year, though!).

  • Article: May 3, 2022

    Vehicle crime epidemic: 140,000 car and bike thefts unsolved last year

    • New figures reveal 77,300 car thefts and 63,500 bike thefts went unsolved last year
    • Only 3.9% of car thefts lead to someone being charged, down from 6.8% five years ago

    Analysis of new Home Office statistics by the Liberal Democrats have revealed a "vehicle crime epidemic," with over 140,000 car and bike thefts going unsolved by police last year.

  • Article: Apr 29, 2022

    Jacob Rees-Mogg has decided not to implement controls on food imports from the EU as an attempt to mitigate the cost of living crisis. Cynics may observe that that is hardly Getting Brexit Done! Our own food producers, already worried about trade deals with Australia and others, now have even more concerns as they continue to have to obey strict rules on food production here. Nor are British Ports who had to make massive investment of extra infrastructure through which imports would have been processed.