Fears raised for EU citizens living here

Originally published 4 July 2016.

Conservative leadership contender Theresa May has refused to guarantee the position of EU citizens currently living in the UK.  Speaking on Sunday's BBC Peston on Sunday programme, she said only that this would have to be "factored into the negotiations for Brexit".  Although most mnigration into the UK is from non-EU countries, roughly three million EU citizens are thought to be living in the UK at the moment.

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Tories' broken Broadband promise

Originally published 2 June 2016.

The former Cheltenham MP who first raised the issue of poor broadband service in parts of Cheltenham has accused the new Tory government of breaking its promises and his Tory successor of dropping the ball.

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Euro-divorce would be bad for Cheltenham business

Originally published 19 May 2016.

In two speeches to local businesses this week, former Cheltenham MP Martin Horwood is putting a strong case for Britain remaining in the European Union.

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Budget to fail Cheltenham schools

Originally published 16 March 2016.

The Conservatives' funding plans for schools are a con, and today's Budget 2016 will do nothing to change that, claims a local Liberal Democrat.

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Lib Dems vote to ban fracking

Originally published 12 March 2016.
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The Liberal Democrats Spring Conference in York has voted for an outright ban on fracking - the extraction of shale gas using the high-pressure hydraulic fracturing of underground rocks.

 

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