Conservatives threaten to close vital Children's Centres

Liberal Democrats have launched a petition to save children's centres across Cambridgeshire, which are under threat of closure by the Conservative run council. You can sign the petition here.

Conservative councillors have (this week) voted to present the public with a plan to close 19 children’s centres across Cambridgeshire, including Linton, Papworth, Bassingbourn and Bar Hill. They will also reduce services in Histon, whilst services in Sawston and Melbourn are to move.

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Susan's Election Leaflet

Here is a pdf of Susan's election leaflet.

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Statement from Susan van de Ven on the London Attacks

Susan van de Ven, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for South Cambridgeshire, today made the following statement on last night’s attack in London.

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Susan visits local tech company in South Cambridgeshire

Today, Susan visited a local South Cambs Tech company success, and heard about the problems they face in a post-Brexit future.

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Local Lib Dem leader takes Tories to task

It is not just in Westminster that we can see the Conservatives being criticised for poor leadership.

Following the local elections, Liberal Democrat group leader Cllr Bridget Smith used the 'Leader of the Opposition Annual Address' to blast the Conservatives for their shocking record whilst running South Cambs District Council.

Read on for the full speech.

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Susan visits Moorland Extra Care home to find out about the impacts of social care proposals and funding.

I visited Moorlands Extra Care home today - the same day as Theresa May's hasty U-turn.

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South Cambs Lib Dems Welcome Cambridge North Opening

Yesterday morning Cambridge North Station opened, increasing transport options for South Cambs commuters.


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Susan visits Fen Drayton Primary School

Today Susan visited Fen Drayton Primary School to meet teachers and students, to discuss politics with them and find out more about the challenges faced by the school.

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Our Manifesto

On Wednesday we launched our manifesto for the 2017 General Election.

Our manifesto sets out an alternative vision for our country's future. This is a liberal, compassionate, reasoned and optimistic vision of what our country can be; it is our manifesto for a #BrighterFuture

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Lib Dems announce £1.6m to give children in Cambridgeshire a brighter future

1,200 3-4 year-olds in Cambridgeshire would benefit from Liberal Democrat plans to triple funding for the early years pupil premium, with gives extra cash to nurseries, preschools and school receptions when they take on children from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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Lib Dems would give £527 pay rise to nurses and teachers in Cambridgeshire

Liberal Democrats have announced they would end years of pay restraint for nurses, teachers and police in Cambridgeshire by lifting the 1% cap on public sector pay and increase wages in line with inflation.

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£14m for mental health in Cambs

The Liberal Democrats have today announced that they will add another £1 billion for mental ill health care through putting a penny on income tax. This could equate to approximately £14m of additional health funding that would be spent in Cambridgeshire tackling the "historic injustice" faced by people with mental ill health.

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