Lib Dem housing strategy helping to tackle deprivation in Cornwall

Cornwall’s deprivation ranking has improved since 2015 according to new figures. Recently published Indices of Multiple Deprivation – measures that include income, employment, education, living environment, housing and health – show that Cornwall is now ranked 83rd out of 317 local authority areas for deprivation, down from 68th out of 326 local authority areas in 2015.

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Tory Government's immigration proposals will damage Cornish economy

The Tory Government has today announced that there will be no visas for unskilled workers to work in the UK and that skilled workers will have to earn over £20,000 to apply for a work permit.

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New Climate Change Resources for Cornwall Launched at Penzance Library

Penzance library has become one of the first in the country to benefit from a new range of books and resources on climate change that are to be rolled out across Cornwall.

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Cornwall is becoming greener, cleaner, safer and a better place to live according to local residents

Cornwall Council’s commitment to tackling climate change and making Cornwall a better place to live is starting to pay off for the Lib Dem led authority according to the Council’s s latest resident survey.

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Government will be held to account over Brexit

The Liberal Democrat Group on Cornwall Council have marked Brexit Day by calling on the Government to deliver on their promises that Cornwall will be fairly funded after Brexit and that Cornish businesses and services won’t suffer.

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Forest for Cornwall - 52,000 trees and rising

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are celebrating passing the 50,000 tree mark in their flagship Forest for Cornwall program.

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Britain's 'Leading Edge' to discuss how fairer funding for Cornwall can help drive post Brexit Britan

Representatives from Cornwall Council are to meet as part of ‘Britain’s Leading Edge’ a group of upper tier councils representing largely rural regions of the UK.

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LEVY WILL BOOST CARE APPRENTICESHIPS AND TRAINING ACROSS CORNWALL - LIB DEMS ON CORNWALL COUNCIL

Lib Dems on Cornwall Council have directed part of their ‘apprenticeship levy’ funding to provide apprenticeships for carers.

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Save your food waste and help save the planet

Cornwall Council's new waste collection service due to be phased in from Summer 2021 is expected to increase recycling by over 10% and create over 100 new jobs.

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Cornwall Lib Dem Council Group position on a Stadium for Cornwall

Cornwall Lib Dem Councillors take up their position as decision time on a Stadium for Cornwall gets nearer.
 
On March 28th Cornwall Council’s Cabinet meet to consider whether to recommend the Council plug a £6m funding gap to facilitate the Stadium for Cornwall, ahead of a yes/no vote for all Councillors on the matter in April. The Stadium is planned for a site at Langarth near Threemilestone and is being led by a partnership between the Cornish Pirates, Truro City Football Club and Truro and Penwith College. The group behind the project says it now has £6 million towards the development, with the ability to borrow another £2 million. But another £6 million of public sector investment is needed for the partners to deliver the stadium in 2019.
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