UBI - what is it?

The Liberal Democrats have adopted Universal Basic Income - UBI - as a policy.  

What's it all about?

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Wrong priorities!

 21 local bus services are reported to be under threat in Cheshire East.

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Saving Longridge's Green Corridor

The continuing fight to protect vital green space in Longridge  must be won.

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Macclesfield Maternity services - the suspension is extended

East Cheshire NHS Trust Board have extended the suspension of maternity services at Macclesfied until Spring 2021.  They did this at their virtual Board meeting on 3rd September, with no access for members of the public even as observers, and the crucial report on the future of birthing services at Macclesfield Hospital only published hours before –  ruling out any opportunity for written questions.

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Maternity Services at Macclesfield - update

Maternity services at Macclesfield Hospital were suspended, due to the Covid crisis, until October.  But what will happen after that?  Will they restart, or will the unit close for good?  We don't know and we're not being told...

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Travellers' site in Mobberley

Tatton Liberal Democrats attended a meeting for villagers in Mobberley, called to hear the views and concerns of local people about the developments on a site close to the village, which has been bought by travelling families.  

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Macclesfield Maternity unit at risk?

Could the “temporary” suspension of maternity services at Macclesfield Hospital become permanent?
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Local is Best

Centralising government doesn’t work, as a report in the Knutsford Guardian on 16th July demonstrates (“Tackling coronavirus outbreaks in Cheshire needs better data” ), says Jonathan.

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Social Care needs a shake-up

 

Jonathan highlights the need for reforming social care

The scandalous lack of priority given to social care, in all its aspects, during the pandemic crisis may just have forced the Government to finally take action, having promised to do so for years.

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Politicising the Civil Service

The propulsion into the extremely important post of National Security Adviser of Boris Johnson’s very own ‘Mr Brexit’, David Frost, without apparently any advertising, interview, or due process, is both cynical and dangerous.

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