Support from central Government needed to protect local workers and prevent redundancies

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are urging the Government to extend furlough support and bring forward bespoke packages of support for key sectors, such as hospitality, or face local unemployment.

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Tamar tolls could double without Government support - Cornwall Lib Dems

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council are fighting to prevent another toll increase at the Tamar Bridge and Torpoint Ferry.  

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Lib Dems on Cornwall Council look for greener ways of working

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council have pledged to create an ambitious ‘Green Recovery Plan’ that will boost the Cornish economy, attract clean technology jobs and help tackle climate change, transforming Cornwall into a truly green peninsula.

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Government U-turn on free school meal vouchers welcome

Liberal Democrats on Cornwall Council have strongly welcomed the government U-turn which will mean pupils in Cornwall will continue to receive free school meals vouchers over the summer. 

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Help protect UK farming, animal welfare standards & the environment

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have launched a petition urging the UK Government not to give in to pressure from Donald Trump to drop our high animal welfare and food production standards in exchange for a trade deal. We believe we should be reducing food miles and supporting our local farmers, not threatening their livelihoods. 

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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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