Nelson's UKIP & Labour councillors vote to stop any debate about Stamshaw Junior School

Local Labour and UKIP councillors voted to stop any debate about future of Stamshaw Junior School. Lib Dem councillors backed Councillor Leo Madden to allow parents a proper say in the future of the school. "I was shocked that our local Labour and UKIP councillors didn't want to discuss this scho...

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Dave Ashmore backs Fratton shops and traders

The newly established 'Fratton Road Traders' group invited all three Fratton Ward councillors to a meeting to hear concerns and answer questions from local traders and residents.  Fratton Lib Dems Councillor David Fuller and Dave Ashmore happily attended as requested, but the UKIP councillor fail...

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Lib Dems Launch Revolutionary New Housing Policy

Today the Lib Dems launch ‘Rent to Own’ - which helps first-time buyers build up a share in their home through renting.Young people will be able to buy their own home without a deposit to help them onto the housing ladder under radical Liberal Democrat manifesto plans.

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Shock as Scrooge-like UKIP, Labour & Tories vote to pinch Portsmouth charity clothes banks cash

Shock as Scrooge-like UKIP, Labour & Tories vote to pinch Portsmouth charity clothes banks cash

'Charity starts at home' as the saying goes, but nothing could be further from this at Portsmouth City Council's meeting last night. As Christmas approaches, Councillors from all parties gathered to consider plans to budget for running the city next year, but one miserly proposal from the Conservatives stood out from the many mean cuts. They ganged-up to cream-off charity cash!

6610 new apprenticeships in Portsmouth since 2010

6610 new apprenticeships in Portsmouth since 2010

Liberal Democrats have helped 1.8 million apprentices start training since 2010. That's the biggest expansion in apprentices since the 1950s. All young people should have the opportunity to get on in life, and apprenticeships are a great way to achieve that.

Lib Dems work to secure £1.7 million for local schools

Lib Dems work to secure £1.7 million for local schools

When the Lib Dems were running the City, they allocated £1.2 million to Goldsmith Infant School and Brambles Nursery to meet the increasing need for more school and nursery places. This money, plus some from the Government, and a contribution from the school, created a total of £1.5 million for improvements. However, professionals calculate another £209,000 is now needed to make up a shortfall in monies for the planned works.