Extending Right to Buy: a folly of gargantuan proportions.

"Plans to day announced in the Conservative manifesto to extend the Right to Buy to housing association properties are nothing short of madness and will bring the housing crisis in West Dorset to breaking point. This extension of Right to Buy is nothing short of madness. It's what created the housing bubble in the first place" says Ros Kayes our Parliamentary Candidate.


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Help to Rent

Liberal Dems have announced plans for a new Help to Rent scheme targeting support at young working adults who still live with their parents but want to move out and rent their own place. Under the 'Help to Rent' scheme, young working people in England will be able to borrow up to £1,500 (£2,000 in London) from the Government to go towards their tenancy deposit.


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Lesley Archibald talks about Ros

"Ros often says things which surprise me coming from a Liberal Democrat. It is her involving herself in the welfare of the most vulnerable that will get her support from people of all political affiliations. She's a real person who understands real people."

Listen to Lesley talk about Ros' attitude to getting things done.

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Anthony Felstead talks about Ros Kayes' record on Environmental Sustainability in West Dorset

In 2010 Ros Kayes was successful in obtaining funding for a local action group, Dorset Chalk and Cheese, to teach green skills. The project was called Skills for Self Reliance. This unique public private partnership brought together a range of local training providers to teach skills in areas such as permaculture, wood fuel systems, solar energy, field to plate growing, eco-business support, coppicing, building compost toilets, running an organic allotment and barn building. It taught over 3,000 people in the three year period of the project, which provided certificated qualifications as well as training for interested members of the community.

Anthony Felstead who helped Ros write the bid speaks about it here.

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More doctors, more nurses, more money for our NHS

There are now 9,500 more doctors and 7,500 more nurses than when Labour left power and the NHS budget has increased by £12.7bn under the Liberal Democrats in Government.


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Under Lib Dem plans Tax Dodging to pay for an increased tax-fre allowance

Every penny raised from cracking down on wealthy tax dodgers will fund tax cuts for middle and low earners under Liberal Democrat plans.

Lib Dems in government have said to fund increases to the Personal Allowance to £12,500 with money raised from evasion and avoidance after the job of deficit reduction is complete by 2017/18.



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