Cox: Labour now has the power to stop Brexit if it wants to

Following the Prime Minister's intention to delay the meaningful vote in Parliament on the Brexit deal, Bristol West Parliamentary Spokesperson James Cox has joined Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable in calling for a vote of no confidence in the government. 

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Bristol can lead the way on drug reform

Liberal Democrats Home Affairs Spokesperson and former cabinet minister Sir Ed Davey MP joined Bristol West Prospective MP James Cox on a visit to Bristol Drugs Project to look at the drug and addiction-related issues faced in Bristol. 

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Remain vote increases in Bristol as pressure grows for a People's Vote

Bristol Liberal Democrats are putting pressure on Bristol Labour MPs to back a People's Vote on the Brexit deal as constituency polling suggests that support for remaining in the EU has increased across the Bristol. 

   
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Negus: Bristol demands better for libraries

In response to the Council's Libraries Strategy, Bristol Liberal Democrats leader Cllr Anthony Negus has made the following statement:

"Bristol Lib Dems welcome the prospect of a Libraries strategy – but despite the title, this is not what Cabinet approved last week.

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Bristol SU backs People's Vote campaign

University of Bristol Students' Union has backed the People's Vote campaign, calling for a referendum on the terms of the final Brexit deal. 

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Freedom to fly vital for region’s airport

The Liberal Democrats’ Bristol West Parliamentary Spokesperson has highlighted the importance of maintaining the freedom to fly between the UK and Europe in any Brexit agreement.

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Langer: Plan for complex economy demands complex solutions

Liberal Democrats passed a motion at conference which seeks to tackle inequality by reforming corporate governance and bringing about a system of life-long training to give people the skills needed to adapt to the changing workplace. 

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Cox: No young person should be left to suffer in silence

Liberal Democrats passed an emergency motion at their conference which aims to tackle the high rates of self-harm amongst children and young people.

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Unanimous support for Lib Dems' SEND funding motion

Bristol City Council voted unanimously to back the Lib Dems' motion to restore funding to the special education needs and disability education budget. The motion follows a high court ruling which determined that the council's proposed cuts to the SEND budget were illegal in a groundbreaking case.

The motion will force the council to come back with a revised funding plan that restores funding to the High Needs Block and to develop an action plan to improve the outcomes for children with SEND throughout Bristol.

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Mayor’s Arena decision ‘called-in’ by senior councillors

The Mayor’s decision to drop the proposal for an Arena at Temple Meads has been blocked by senior councillors who have used their power to ‘call-in’ the decision.
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