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Local News

  • Jeyan Anketell
    Article: Feb 23, 2018

    Lichfield District Council - Stowe Ward Results

    Well done Jeyan Anketell, agent Michael Pettingale and their small but hardworking team on achieving a 19% share of the voting. LD did not stand in this ward in 2015 or 2011 or indeed 2007 council elections. This was a determined effort with leaflet, canvassing and some good press/website for a ward with little LD campaigning history this century!

  • Jeyan Anketell
    Article: Feb 7, 2018
    By Jeyan Anketell

    Liberal Democrat Council candidate Jeyan Anketell has slammed the Conservative government and Conservative Staffordshire County Council for the catastrophic state of public services in Lichfield and Burntwood.

    He says;

    "There is a third by-election in Lichfield in Stowe on 22 February and I urge residents to vote Lib Dem. We have the policies to invest in our public services - and these are sensible and properly funded.

  • F&C Quiz 2018 2
    Article: Feb 3, 2018
    All politics and no play. Not us at LTB Lib Dems. A great evening was had at Lichfield on Friday. I wonder what Sue was saying to Hugh behind her hand! And the winners was..... Jeyan, Hugh, Mike and Kiko

General News

  • Computer screen showing lines of code.
    Article: Mar 17, 2018

    Today's New York Times alleges that Cambridge Analytica 'harvested' 50 million Facebook profiles in a potentially huge data breach.

    If these allegations against Cambridge Analytica are correct then it is a shocking betrayal of people's personal data.

    If this data was then actively exploited for political gain it is both underhand and immoral.

  • Article: Mar 13, 2018
    By Tom Brake

    Putin is attempting to be the puppet master of the world, it is time we cut his strings.

    The UK must build a coalition of the willing, able to put an end to Putin's murderous adventurism, and show murder condoned or directed comes at a very heavy price.

    Putin is a bully who will not be put back in his box by entreaties from the Leader of the Opposition to have a chinwag over beer and sandwiches.

  • Vince Cable
    Article: Mar 13, 2018

    The Spring Statement was a non-event.

    The OECD gave us the clearer picture - that the economy is bumping along the bottom of the G20, well behind the likes of Australia, Canada and the Euro area.

    The OBR's fresh forecasts are still a long way behind the figures estimated in March 2016 before the EU referendum.