Flood gates open as government confirms day trips to Cornwall are allowed

Cornwall Lib Dems are calling for a change to the new government guidance on movement during lockdown that could see a flood of day trippers visiting the Duchy during the ongoing Coronavirus emergency. 

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Public confusion as Boris broadcast raises more questions than it answers

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have called for clarity after the Prime Ministers ‘roadmap’ broadcast that was trailed as a roadmap out of the Coronavirus lockdown left the public more confused than before.

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Govt must be clear on school re-opening plan – Lib Dems

Responding to reports that the Government is pursuing a phased re-opening of schools, Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson Layla Moran said:

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Many front-line workers are still waiting for Coronavirus tests and results

Front line workers in the fight to against Coronavirus are still being hampered by a lack of testing and the slow release of Coronavirus test results.

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Cornwall Lib Dems support calls for a ‘Cornish’ option on the census planned for 2021

Cornwall Liberal Democrats have called on our Tory MPs to step up to the plate and deliver a ‘Cornish’ option for the national identity question planned for 2021.

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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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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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