Tory spending cuts would be “disastrous” for Portsmouth’s schools, colleges and nurseries

Tory spending cuts would be “disastrous” for Portsmouth’s schools, colleges and nurseries

Over the last five years Liberal Democrats have fought tooth and nail to build an education system that gives all children and young people in Portsmouth the opportunity to fulfil their potential. We have protected the schools budget from the Conservative axe, helped the most disadvantaged pupils...

Tory spending cuts would be “disastrous” for Portsmouth’s schools, colleges and nurseries

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

Portsmouth South candidate Gerald Vernon-Jackson and Fratton candidate Dave Ashmore support Portsmouth charity clothes banks '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, Councillo...

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

Autumn Statement has Liberal Democrat policies at its core

Today's Autumn Statement has Liberal Democrat policies at its core. This Autumn Statement shows that Liberal Democrats are building a stronger economy and a fairer society where everyone is given the opportunity to get on in life. Liberal Democrat policy is at the core of the Autumn Statement. ...

Autumn Statement has Liberal Democrat policies at its core
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.