11,360 EU nationals in BCP still in limbo

11,360 EU nationals in BCP still in limbo

The Liberal Democrats are calling for EU citizens to be given the automatic right to stay in the UK, as new official figures show 11,360 EU nationals living in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council area have not been granted permanent Settled Status to remain in the UK.

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Liberal Democrats urge Govt to extend income support for self-employed

Liberal Democrats urge Govt to extend income support for self-employed

“The Furlough scheme has helped protect jobs and it is something the Liberal Democrats have campaigned to protect. So I am delighted the Government has done just that and adopted many of our ideas."

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Cross party call for cash for councils to support COVID crisis response

Cross party call for cash for councils to support COVID crisis response

The Liberal Democrats are at the forefront of cross party calls for urgent additional funding for local authorities going “above and beyond” in their response to the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Liberal Democrats launch campaign to protect furloughed workers

Liberal Democrats launch campaign to protect furloughed workers

The Liberal Democrats have launched a campaign to protect furloughed workers and their families with proposals to continue furlough payments when lockdown measures are eased, preventing redundancies.

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Figures reveal exodus of EU NHS staff in Poole

Figures reveal exodus of EU NHS staff in Poole

Brexit is making the staffing crisis at Poole Hospital even worse, the Liberal Democrats have warned. Figures published by the Liberal Democrats reveal that 66 EU staff working at Poole Hospital have already left the health service this year including 24 nurses and midwives. 

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Victoria Collins with Liberal Democrats fighting to stop downgrade of Poole Hosptial

Victoria Collins with Liberal Democrats fighting to stop downgrade of Poole Hosptial

It's a Hospital with fantastic staff that have made such a difference to so many people's lives.

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