Minister’s ‘successful’ Cornish trial of PPE ordering system is a failure – Cornwall Lib Dems

A prominent Lib Dem Cornwall Councillor has launched a blistering attack on the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick for misleading the public over the ‘success’ of the new Clipper PPE ordering system.

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Irresponsible Tory lifeguard blunder could put lives at risk

Responding to Tory claims that most Cornish beaches would have lifeguard cover from the weekend, Rob Nolan, portfolio holder for the Environment and public safety has issued a statement saying:

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Council to allow extra outdoor seating when cafes and pubs begin to open

Cornwall Council are to ease planning restrictions to allow extra outdoor seating for pubs, cafes and other business from the middle of July, when none essential business is allowed to reopen, and for the remainder of 2020.

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Think twice about entering the water or boating and heed safety warnings – Public Safety cabinet member

Following the tragic events of the bank holiday weekend a senior councillor at Cornwall Council is appealing to people to heed official safety warnings on beaches and to think twice about entering the water or going boating at the moment.

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Cornwall’s trailblazing Climate Change Plan is singled out for ‘excellence’ praise

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are celebrating after the Council’s Climate Change Action Plan has been singled out as a model for other councils to follow in a new report by the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE).

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Flood gates open as government confirms day trips to Cornwall are allowed

Cornwall Lib Dems are calling for a change to the new government guidance on movement during lockdown that could see a flood of day trippers visiting the Duchy during the ongoing Coronavirus emergency. 

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Public confusion as Boris broadcast raises more questions than it answers

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have called for clarity after the Prime Ministers ‘roadmap’ broadcast that was trailed as a roadmap out of the Coronavirus lockdown left the public more confused than before.

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Govt must be clear on school re-opening plan – Lib Dems

Responding to reports that the Government is pursuing a phased re-opening of schools, Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson Layla Moran said:

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Many front-line workers are still waiting for Coronavirus tests and results

Front line workers in the fight to against Coronavirus are still being hampered by a lack of testing and the slow release of Coronavirus test results.

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Cornwall Lib Dems support calls for a ‘Cornish’ option on the census planned for 2021

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have called on our Tory MPs to step up to the plate and deliver a ‘Cornish’ option for the national identity question planned for 2021.

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