Portsmouth Sky Rides

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Daily Mirror Advises Labour Voters to Vote Lib Dem

The Daily Mirror has today advised Labour Voters in Portsmouth South to vote Lib Dem, to keep the Tories out of Number 10. A tactical vote for Gerald Vernon-Jackson here is your best chance at getting a Labour Government, and keeping the Tories out of Downing Street.To quote from the article on T...

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Paddy Ashdown comes to Portsmouth

Paddy Ashdown comes to Portsmouth

Paddy Ashdown has been in Portsmouth today to support the campaign to make Gerald Vernon-Jackson the next MP for Portsmouth South. Paddy is a former Leader of the Liberal Democrats and Chair of the Liberal Democrats 2015 General Election Campaign. He was also a royal marine. Paddy started the aft...

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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.