Cllr James Baker selected to contest Halifax in any snap election

Cllr James Baker selected to contest Halifax in any snap election

  Liberal Democrat group leader Councillor James Baker has been selected to contest Halifax in the event of a snap general election. Commenting Cllr James Baker said: "The Liberal Democrat's clear opposition to Brexit resulted in us beating both Conservatives and Labour in the last national elec...

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Joint statement on Chris Williamson visit to Calderdale and antisemitism

Joint statement on Chris Williamson visit  to Calderdale and antisemitism

  Joint political Statement on anti-Semitism in Calderdale. As local political leaders we stand united in our commitment to tackle all forms of discrimination, whether it is homophobia, racism, Islamophobia or anti-Semitism. On Saturday 3rd August the Calderdale Trades Council has invited Chris ...

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Liberal Democrats gain seat from Labour in Todmorden

Liberal Democrats gain seat from Labour in Todmorden

Liberal Democrat Matthew Doyle gained a seat from Labour in a Todmorden Town Council by-election. The by-election in Waslden was triggered after the last Labour Councillor elected didn't turn up to sign their acceptance of office in time. We fought the campaign on our platform of giving more con...

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Liberal Democrats Press for Weed Killer Ban

Liberal Democrats Press for Weed Killer Ban

Liberal Democrat councillors are pushing the Council to ban the use of glyphosate-based weed killers because of safety concerns. A motion calling on the Council to cease the use of the weed killers has been submitted by the group for debate at the Council meeting in July. Leader of the Liberal D...

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Ruth Coleman-Taylor - Demanding better for Calder Ward

Ruth Coleman-Taylor - Demanding better for Calder Ward

  "I was a Councillor for 16 years in North Wiltshire before moving to Yorkshire to get married, to former Calder Ward councillor Mick Taylor. I am a graduate of York University. In my sixteen years I was council leader for much of the time and dealt with a wide range of issues, including econom...

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Sue Holdsworth is demanding better for Greetland and Stainland

Sue Holdsworth is demanding better for Greetland and Stainland

"There is an important story our national media fails to cover, but one that affects all our lives, on a daily basis. It is the story about our local life, the services that we get (or don’t get) in our area, the environment we live in here, the council taxes we pay. Its a story about Calderdale...

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