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It might come as some surprise to hear that I have some respect for the Conservative party.  There are times when being considered, and not acting rashly, are the right positions to take.  Equally, Robert Peel’s repeal of the Corn Laws was one of the most radical acts of social justice in modern politics – […]

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Where my pay rise has been spent this year

by Steff on 20 December, 2018

At the start of this year the County Council debated increasing members’ pay and I voted against. But, the Tory majority made sure it went through.  Rather than trousering the increase, I’ve been putting it to good use across the division. Here are my highlights: £50 to sponsor a constituent in his successful bid to […]

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A Rural Future: Time to Act

by Steff on 10 March, 2018

This weekend I’m up in Southport for the Liberal Democrat Spring Conference. I’m extremely pleased that we have just passed a policy motion called ‘A Rural Future: Time to Act’. Passing a motion is something you do in the big hall at Liberal Democrat conferences, and it’s a lot more pleasant than it sounds. The […]

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And so it is shipped! I’ve just pressed “send” on a big joint submission to DONG Energy from 5 Parish Councils, Norman Lamb, Councillor Perry-Warnes and myself – as well as 103 local residents who took part in surveys – about the Hornsea 3 wind project. This has been a fantastic collaborative project to work […]

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