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Cambridge Central Library: huge public outcry

by Amanda Taylor on 20 March, 2015

The people of Cambridge have reacted angrily to Cambridgeshire County Council‘s decision to allow a private firm to take over the third floor of Cambridge Central Library to create an Enterprise Centre. A petition launched by local resident Claire Dylan has attracted over 1,300 signatures in just a few days. The decision was made on […]

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Advice surgery with an armadillo

by Amanda Taylor on 10 October, 2013

The Liberal Democrats in Queen Edith’s hold a regular advice surgery once a month. It’s my turn this Saturday, and I shall be at St James’s Church in Wulfstan Way between 10.30 and 11.30am. Our surgery craftily coincides with the church’s own coffee morning / bring & buy sale on too, so you can have […]

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Cambridge MP Julian Huppert is to join a cross-party group of MPs to fight for a fairer deal for Cambridge’s sixth form colleges. Julian has been invited to become a member of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Sixth Form Colleges which has been established to protect the future of the colleges nationwide. With Hills […]

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Defend local pubs and independent shops

by Amanda Taylor on 9 July, 2012

On Tuesday 10th July Liberal Democrat MP for Cambridge, Julian Huppert, will propose new measures to defend local pubs and independent shops from being taken over. Under the current system, councils and local residents often have no opportunity to stop the process. Julian will ask to bring a Bill preventing the demolition or change of […]

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Cambridge Liberal Democrat MP Julian Huppert has launched a petition to stop any plans to create a snoopers’ charter. This petition follows a public letter in The Independent from 17 Lib Dem MPs, led by Julian Huppert. The letter called for openness from the Government about controversial proposals to monitor emails, telephone calls and social […]

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