Cornwall Lib Dems: Government delay to landmark Environment Bill “not good enough”

This week in Parliament (26th January 2021), the Government introduced a motion to delay the Environment Bill by at least six months.

This is yet another delay to legislation the Government had declared as “landmark” and “vital” if the UK is to “maintain and improve our environmental protections as we leave the EU.

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Cornwall Council Liberal Democrat Group back high standards for British food and farmers

Cornwall Council Liberal Democrat Group are backing high standards for British food and farmers. The call comes following a Lib Dem backed cross-party amendment to the Trade Bill defeated the Government in the Lords yesterday. The amendment will ensure that future trade agreements meet the UK’s high standards of animal welfare and the environment.

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Cornwall Lib Dems: Primary schools must move to temporary remote learning to create time for a new, safe plan

Cornwall Liberal Democrats are backing calls for all primary schools to move to remote learning until 18 January and are urging Ministers to use that time to “get ahead of the virus” and publish a clear plan to open schools safely.

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council slam government for failing Cornish fishermen

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are calling on Cornish MPs not to back Boris’s fishing deal that will leave our fishing industry out of pocket.

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council welcome funding for the A39 Camelford bypass

The A39 Camelford bypass proposal was approved at Cabinet today (14th December 2020) and will be recommended for approval at full council in January 2021.

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council set out Cornwall’s Clean Air Strategy

Liberal Democrats and their Independent colleagues on Cornwall Council have set out a Clean Air Strategy for Cornwall for the next five years. The Strategy was approved at Cabinet today (14th December 2020) and will be recommended for approval at full council in January 2021.

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council launch empty homes plan

Lib Dems and their Independent colleagues on Cornwall Council have launched their Empty Homes Plan to bring empty homes back into use.  

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Covid-19 Recovery Plan will ensure a prosperous future for local residents and businesses

Liberal Democrats and their Independent colleagues on Cornwall Council today adopted an ambitious Covid-19 Recovery Plan, aimed at providing a rapid economic recovery for Cornwall following the Covid-19 pandemic, that will help 5,780 people into training, skills or employment, support 402 business and create jobs.

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Cornwall Council performance shows a dramatic improvement as we move from pandemic to recovery

As the Covid-19 vaccine is rolled out in Cornwall, the shift in Cornwall from ‘responding’ to ‘recovering’ from the pandemic was set out in today’s Cabinet quarterly reporting. Council success measures showed a dramatic increase as a number of services have been re-instated and capital construction works recommenced.  

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Lib Dems ‘Embrace Care Programme’ will see a step change in the number of people able to live Independently in Cornwall

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council have endorsed an adult social care partnership that will establish 17 locality based Integrated Community Health Teams from 1 April 2021, and deliver a step change in the number of people being supported to live independently at home rather than being referred prematurely to long term residential care.

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