More delays for Macclesfield

Jonathan has news on the latest developments in restoring maternity services at Macclesfield Hospital - and it's more delays 

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Saving the Green Belt

 There are few local causes more critical, and more urgent, than the campaign to stop the building of 225 houses on a precious piece of wild, natural, open land south of Longridge, on the edge of Knutsford.

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Lib Dems win Chesham & Amersham

We're delighted that our Lib Dem colleagues in Chesham and Amersham have won their by-election. The Blue Wall is crumbling!

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Global Britain?

Jonathan Smith gets a view of the UK from the outside:

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Public Accountability

Jonathan Smith reacts to reports of the use of self-deleting messaging in Whitehall 


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Macclesfield maternity Services - more delays!

Jonathan says  It was back last summer when I brought to wider public attention the risk that the “temporary” suspension of birthing services at Macclesfield Hospital might become permanent, under cover of the pandemic crisis.


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Levelling Down

Tatton residents and voters will find it hard to support their MP’s stance on UK Foreign Aid.

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Social Care - still no plan!


Jonathan has responded to the concerns expressed by the Alzheimer’s Society reported in the Knutsford Guardian (“Calls to reform social care as number of people with dementia in Cheshire predicted to increase”, 24th. May)


They are a powerful call to action.

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What sort of memorial ?

A Fitting Memorial

Jonathan says:

There is a growing, public discussion about whether, and, if we do, how we should “commemorate” the pandemic

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In the aftermath of what has been an intriguing set of election results, perhaps it is timely for us to reflect on just how precious democracy is.

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