Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council Win Support for Votes at 16 Pilot

Lib Dems on Cornwall Council have today successfully passed a motion to recommend that Cornwall undertakes a votes at 16 pilot at next year’s Cornwall Council elections.

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Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council Propose Cornwall Votes at 16 Pilot

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council have proposed a motion to allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in the Cornwall Council elections set to take place next May.

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Government red tape needs to be cut to stop business grants going to second home-owners

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have written to Robert Jenrick the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government urging him to relax the rules on Covid-19 related business grants.

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council fight Tory plans to concrete over Cornwall

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council have opposed Boris Johnson's plans to take local people and their council representatives out of the planning process in Cornwall.

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Trade and Agriculture Commission must not be a fig leaf for lowering food and farming standards

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have welcomed the government’s announcement that it will set up a Trade and Agriculture Commission. However, they say that unless the body has real teeth it will not be taken seriously.

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council fight to save the coach tour industry and the hotels that depend on them

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are proposing a motion for the council to lobby central Government for a support package to ensure that the coach tour industry in Cornwall remains viable.

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Funding available to promote greener living and healthier lifestyles

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are promoting a community fund that is designed to promote greener living and healthier lifestyles among communities in Cornwall. 

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council Support Care Homes with Funding

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are supporting Cornish care homes hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic through financial help.

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Lib Dem led Cornwall Council underpins its green ambitions by joining UK100

Cornwall Council has become the 100th member of UK100, a local authority network committed to clean energy, complementing their co-founding of the Countryside Climate Network, and Britain’s Leading Edge, a network focused on fairer funding for rural areas and driving the economy forward. 

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council working to help Coronavirus-hit Cornish families with Council Tax support 

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are working to support Cornish households, hard-hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, through help with council tax. 25,000 Council Tax support awards of £150 have now been made to working age people, a total of £3.7million. 

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