Wiltshire Council suspends People Friendly Salisbury scheme

Wiltshire Council has taken the decision to suspend the People Friendly Salisbury scheme indefinitely from the end of this month.

 

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End the Traffic Chaos in Salisbury

Salisbury is at loggerheads: both physically in terms of the gridlock on our roads, and politically as the community argues valiantly with Conservative run Wiltshire Council about how best to organise our city.

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John Glen MP has thrown British farmers on the scrapheap, Lib Dems warn.

The Liberal Democrats have warned John Glen should “be ashamed” for voting against measures to protect high environmental and animal welfare standards.

Conservative MPs rejected amendments to the Agriculture Bill [04/11/2020] which would have forced the UK Government to ensure that British food and animal welfare standards are maintained in any trade deals.

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Salisbury Lib Dems host a Zoom Pub Quiz

Salisbury Liberal Democrats are hosting a Zoom Pub Quiz on Friday 20th November, 2020 from 8:30pm.

Chairman and Resident Quizmaster Martin Rosell will host an online pub quiz.

This year the quiz has the added bonus of doing it all from the comfort of your own home, guaranteeing a seat and guaranteeing the quality of the catering, although you’ll have to try hard to beat last year’s fish and chip extravaganza.

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Conservative MPs Reject Bid to Protect Post-Brexit Food Standards

MPs have rejected the latest attempt to require imported food meets domestic legal standards from 1 January 2021. 

MPs voted by 332 to 279 to overturn House of Lords amendment 16 to the Agriculture Bill which sought to ensure trade deals at least match UK domestic animal welfare standards. Fourteen Conservative MPs rebelled against their own party, which did not include a single MP from Wiltshire. 

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Lib Dems challenge John Glen MP to oppose PM’s plan to break international law

The Liberal Democrats have today written to John Glen MP and challenged him to oppose Boris Johnson’s attempts to break international law.

The move comes after MPs backed the UK Internal Market Bill at the first hurdle, including Mr Glen. The new law would give the Government the power to override parts of the Brexit agreement with the EU, breaking international law.

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Cross-party cooperation needed for People Friendly Salisbury

I really want People Friendly Salisbury to work. Closing roads and creating a pleasant city centre is lovely but it must come with proper cycle and pedestrian paths, park and ride on Sundays and a solution to the A36.

The lack of buy-in from the city and the outer communities really concerns me. If this goes badly it will delay any opportunities for improvement in the future.

It's ludicrous that a Conservative government, with a Conservative MP, a Conservative council cannot work together to come up with a holistic solution.

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Demand Wiltshire Council Deliver its £100,000 Promise to Wiltshire Air Ambulance

Salisbury Liberal Democrat Councillor, Brian Dalton is demanding Wiltshire Council deliver on its promise to make good the £100,000 loss incurred by the Wiltshire Air Ambulance in responding to the Novichok attack.

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Layla Moran visits Salisbury & South Wilts

Members from Salisbury and a South Wiltshire were delighted to welcome Lib Dem leadership contender Layla Moran MP to our virtual hustings. 

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Ed Davey comes to Salisbury for a Virtual Coffee Morning.

Watch: Ed Davey joined members from Salisbury and South West Wiltshire to take part in a virtual coffee morning.

Hosted by our parliamentary spokespeople Victoria Charleston and Ellen Nicholson, members posed their questions to Ed and heard his views on the General Election Review, the Government handlining of the Covid-19 crisis and more. 

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