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Richard Whitehouse representing Springvale for 30 years

May 1984 was when Richard Whitehouse was first elected as a Councillor for Wolverhampton City Council, after his campaigning started back in 1981. The Focus leaflets that he first started delivering are still delivered to this day, to over 5,000 homes across Springvale, showing the commitment that the Liberal Democrats make to the people that […]

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£800 tax cut for 93,880 residents in Wolverhampton

In last week’s Budget, the Chancellor, George Osborne announced that the income tax threshold will rise to £10,500, allowing 24 million people to take home more of the wages they earn from April 2014. Because of the Liberal Democrats in Government, this initiative has helped 93,880 residents of Wolverhampton take home an extra £800 a […]

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Labour’s double standards when it comes to their massive cuts

The Labour run Wolverhampton City Council recently announced, that along with its other bludgeoning cuts to services across the city, they are also reducing the teaching funds for all Mother Tongue language lessons. They are hoping for voluntary and faith groups to fill the void they will be leaving when they cut this service. Not […]

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Has Labour’s luck finally run out?

Reductions in Government funding to local councils is having impacts rights across the country. Urban councils across the West Midlands are having to make decisions on services based pretty much the same percentage cuts. However, it appears that Wolverhampton is coming off worse and the city council are blaming the Government. Residents of the city […]

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Youth Elections 2014

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Uncertainty over Labour’s plans for Parkfield Community Hub

It has today been revealed that plans for the creation of a new Community Hub at the old Parkfield High School have been thrown into doubt after numerous additional areas of work have come to light. Already the Labour run Wolverhampton City Council have spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on moving the Educational Library […]

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Wolverhampton Liberal Democrats unveil their 2020 Vision

Local Liberal Democrats have unveiled their vision of how they would like to see Wolverhampton in the future. Their 2020 Vision document envisages a much more confident, prosperous and successful Wolverhampton and contains proposals of changes that need to be made in Wolverhampton including the creation of local neighbourhood community councils, investment in our economy, […]

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Residents demand improvements to Wolverhampton City Centre

Residents of Springvale are demanding that Wolverhampton City Council take direct action to improve the appearance, safety and shopping experience of the city centre. During the past few months, the Wolverhampton Liberal Democrats have conducted a Residents’ Survey in the ward of Springvale. One of the questions that residents were asked was ‘if you could […]

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Liberal Democrats at University of Wolverhampton Politics Week

Today, Friday 15th November 2013, members of the Wolverhampton Liberal Democrats, along with Councillor Mike Heap and Phil Bennion MEP attended the Politics Week event being held at the University of Wolverhampton. Events are being held at the University between Friday 15th and Thursday 21st November with various speakers and stalls for students to attend. […]

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Nick Clegg says that Wolverhampton is not being unfairly treated

For months now, residents of Wolverhampton have been told by the Labour run city council that Government Funding is causing millions of pounds of cuts to be made to services in Wolverhampton and this is down to the Government. Councillor Roger Lawrence, the leader of the Council, along with dozens of his Labour Councillors have […]

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