Cornwall Lib Dems call on Govt to step in to pay council tax in face of Coronavirus threat

The Liberal Democrats are calling on Government to pick up the bill for council tax payments in order to ease the financial pressure people are facing as a result of the Coronavirus.  

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Devonwall abandoned as government retreat over boundary changes

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have welcomed the written statement from Chloe Smith, Minister of State for the Cabinet Office, effectively abandoning the government’s commitment to reducing the number of MPs from 650 to 600, and with it the creation of a Devonwall parliamentary seat. 

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Cornwall Council Car parking charges suspended to help essential workers during Covid-19 pandemic

Cornwall Council have suspended car parking charges in Council owned car parks in order to help essential workers move more freely.

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Cornwall Council’s Carer Parking Permit scheme to be extended to District Nurses

Cornwall Council’s Carers Parking Permit scheme which enabling carers to park on double yellow lines whilst supporting clients in the own home, is to be extended and will now include all District Nurses. 

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Cornwall Lib Dems demand an income guarantee for the self-employed

Cornwall Liberal Democrats are backing calls on Chancellor, Rishi Sunak to do more to support self-employed people in the UK. Self-employed people and their families are currently set to miss out on wage guarantees announced by government in support of employed workers. 

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Covid-19: Cornwall Council aim to support emotional wellbeing of students, staff and parents

Cornwall Council are aiming to support the emotional health and wellbeing of all students, staff and parents during the Covid-19 crisis. 

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Cornwall Council launch dedicated email address for Covid-19 virus queries

Cornwall Council has launched a dedicated email address for residents who have queries regarding how council services may be affected by the Covid-19 virus or who are seeking more general advice on the virus itself. 

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Call for hardship fund to assist fishermen

A motion calling on government to take specific measures to protect smallboat fishermen from the economic effects of Covid-19 Virus will be presented to the next full council

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Local by-elections cancelled to keep the public safe

All local polls including parish and town by-elections and local neighbourhood plan referenda scheduled to take place before May 7th have been suspended until further notice, including those already underway, such as the Cornwall Council by-election in the St Mewan Division.

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Cornwall Council leading the way on helping rough sleepers

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council have slammed the Conservatives for failing the most vulnerable, as analysis of new rough sleeping statistics shows that the Government is significantly off track on its target of eliminating rough sleeping by 2024.

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