Positively Liberal Friday 19th June 2020

17 June, 2020

Positively Liberal Friday 19th June 2020

The other day, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that the UK economy shrank by 20.4% in April, due to the effects from the coronavirus pandemic that saw the UK in lockdown and employees being furloughed from their jobs and the self-employed being unable to work. This is the bigges...

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Positively Liberal Friday June 12th

12 June, 2020

Positively Liberal Friday June 12th

The last few months since the lockdown has been hard for everyone, and it looks as if it could continue for a while, yet. Newly released figures show that 8.9 million jobs have been furloughed and 2.6 million claims have been submitted to the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. Acting Leader o...

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Protest Against Suspension of Parliament

29 August, 2019

Protest Against Suspension of Parliament - Castle Square, Haverfordwest, at 12 Noon Saturday 31st August 2019 In conjunction with Pembrokeshire for Europe we are organising a protest against the Suspension of Parliament by Prime Minister Johnson. Saturday, 31st August at 12 noon in Castle Square,...

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Leaked Civil Service Report Highlights Dangers of "No Deal" Brexit

20 August, 2019

Last weekend the Sunday Times printed details of a leaked civil service document (“Operation Yellowhammer”) on Britain's readiness to leave the European Union on 31 October without a deal. The report is alarming:- Some fresh food will be less available and more expensive. This will particularly ...

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POSITIVELY LIBERAL - Drugs Policy

16 June, 2019

  Andrew Lye Chair - Pembrokeshire Liberal Democrats   For over 3 years now, the national news has been dominated by Brexit and the UK leaving the EU. The referendum result claimed the political scalp of David Cameron who immediately resigned the result came through that we had voted by a n...

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Pembrokeshire Liberal Democrats Call Upon the Prime Minister to Fully Fund The BBC To Ensure More Pensioners Keep their Free TV Licences

16 June, 2019

Pembrokeshire Liberal Democrats have expressed their concern at the decision taken by the BBC to save £450m a year from 2020, to remove the free TV licence for those over 75 years of age from those pensioners not in receipt of Pension Credit. This could see 3.7m pensioners currently benefitting f...

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Alistair Cameron Calls for Urgent Changes to Universal Credit

11 June, 2019

Alistair Cameron, Welsh Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for West Carmarthen and South Pembrokeshire has called for urgent changes to Universal Credit following revelations that the number of people seeking emergency food has increased by 25% since it was rolled out in Pembrok...

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Positively Liberal - Poverty in Britain

02 June, 2019

Philip Alston, the United Nations rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights has just delivered a damning report on poverty in Britain:- “There are 14 million people living in poverty, record levels of hunger and homelessness, falling life expectancy for some groups, ever fewer community serv...

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Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Makes First Visit to Pembrokeshire

11 April, 2019

Welsh Liberal Democrat Leader Makes First Visit to Pembrokeshire

Welsh Liberal Democrat leader, Jane Dodds made her first official visit to Pembrokeshire on Thursday 4th April, when she met local party members at the Mariner's Hotel in Haverfordwest. Jane was welcomed to the meeting by Pembrokeshire Local Party Chair, Andrew Lye.

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