Tories commitment to fairer funding for Cornwall ‘a joke’ after review is kicked into the long grass

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council have labelled the Conservatives commitment to fairer funding for Cornwall a joke,’ after the Government announced that its review into Relative Needs and Resource (fairer funding) is to be delayed for a second time. 

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Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are keen for virtual meetings to begin

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are pushing for virtual meetings of the Council to start just as soon as it is technically feasible and safe to do so. 

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Mind the gap – too many people are falling between the cracks in government support packages

Ahead of a ministerial statement on the economy in the House of Commons today, the Liberal Democrats are urging the Government to "urgently resolve the gaps" in their economic response to Covid-19.

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Support for NHS & Social Care workers

We've unveiled a comprehensive support package for NHS & Social Care workers - learn more and back the plan today.
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Extra funding for local authorities is welcome, but personal protection gear is still not getting through

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council have welcomed the UK wide, extra £1.6 billion in support announced by the Government, but have called for urgent action to protect frontline staff from coronavirus. 

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Liberal Democrats celebrate support for Cornwall small fishing boat fleet

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council have welcomed a £10million package to protect Cornwall’s small fishing boat fleet. 

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Cornwall Lib Dems welcome support for Cornwall’s vital ferries

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have welcomed pre-emptive action from Cornwall Council who have stepped in to keep vital transport links open through grant funding to essential ferry operators in Cornwall. 

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Govt urged to delay reduction of Basic Payments to Cornwall’s farmers

The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to set up a dedicated contingency fund for farmers during the Covid-19 crisis, supporting more than 4,500 farms across Cornwall

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Help your local community during the coronavirus pandemic

Cornwall Council's Social Inclusion Fund are seeking ways to support local groups help their local community. They will be consider projects that can contribute to tackling Covid19 on a case by case basis and are particularly encouraging community groups to come up with ideas how to support vulnerable people who have to self-isolate.

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Cornwall Council praised for leading the way on rapid response business grants

Cornwall Council have been singled out by the government as one of the five local authorities leading the way in payment of rapid response business grants during the coronavirus pandemic.

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