Dorset County Council has announced that it is cutting the number of bus services that it supports from 35 down to just 7!
“This will have a devastating effect on everyone who doesn’t have access to a car,” says Cllr Andy Canning, Lib Dem Parliamentary Spokesman and County Councillor. “It will increase isolation as those on low incomes, poor mobility and the elderly, who live anywhere that isn’t close to a town centre, will become stranded in their homes. How are people to get food, to do their shopping or get to the doctors or the hospital? Some may be able to rely on family or friends some of the time, but many others will not.”Read more
Long serving Dorchester councillor Andy Canning has been selected as the Lib Dem Parliamentary Candidate for West Dorset should there be an early general election.Read more
Read why the Liberal Democrats are the most pro-European party and why we're campaigning to remain in Europe this year. As the campaign gets underway we'll be adding more reasons for wanting to stay.Read more
It is now abundantly clear that there will be no overall majority in this election: we need Liberal Democrats to balance out the two extremes - Labour or Conservative,
Ros Kayes, our candidate for the general election, says: "Neither Labour nor Conservative plans are supported by external bodies - we need Lib Dems at the cabinet table to keep things balanced."
Mental Health is at the heart of the Liberal Democrat policies this election - and mental health support for veterans is something that has been brought to the attention of, Ros Kayes, our Parliamentary Candidate.
All small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in eligible postcodes throughout Dorset can now apply for Broadband Connection Vouchers valued at between £100 and £3,000 per business on a first come first served basis.