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Welcome to The Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

2011 Local Election Results

Welcome to the website of the Liberal Democrats in the Windsor Constituency . We bring you news and views from Windsor, Ascot, Winkfield and surrounding areas.

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    Article: Sep 11, 2014

    Changes to child maintenance rules are set to benefit up to 50,000 children.

    Under changes to the system, single and separated parents who have previously received no maintenance from their former partner could start receiving payments.

    As a 3-year process of closing all existing Child Support Agency (CSA) cases begins, as many as 50,000 children will be newly eligible for maintenance.

  • Article: Sep 8, 2014

    All 16-21 year olds in England will get a 66% discount on bus travel under plans unveiled by the Liberal Democrats today.

    The proposal, which forms part of the pre-manifesto launched today, would see all 16-21 year olds would be given a Young Person's Bus Pass. It would help young people with the cost of travel by offering a minimum two thirds discount on bus travel in England. Bus companies would then be able to add their own discounts on top of that.

  • Article: Sep 7, 2014

    A Digital Bill of Rights to protect people's privacy and give them more control over their data online would be introduced as part of a Liberal Democrat manifesto for the next election.

    The plans also include outlawing 'revenge porn' and the posting of intimate or pornographic photographs of a person without their consent.

  • Article: Sep 1, 2014

    Liberal Democrats in government are delivering free school meals for all infant school pupils - now we plan to go one step further and extend the scheme to all primary school pupils.

    Following evaluation of this policy, the free school meals scheme would be extended, as resources allow, while ensuring that school food standards apply to all schools, including free schools and academies.

  • Article: Aug 31, 2014

    Households could save at least £100 a year by improving the energy efficiency of their homes, under Lib Dem manifesto plans announced today.

    The Liberal Democrats would reward people who improve the energy efficiency of their homes by giving them a council tax discount and slashing their energy bills - a double bill cut.

  • Article: Aug 30, 2014

    Liberal Democrats will give fathers an extra four weeks paternity leave under manifesto plans announced today.

    Currently fathers are entitled to two weeks paternity leave but the Liberal Democrats want to go further and dedicate an extra four weeks exclusively to fathers. This will increase the protected paternity leave for dads to six weeks.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree
    Article: Aug 29, 2014
    By Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

    Conservatives at the Royal Borough have cut their recycling target from 55% to 50%.

    The target covers the proportion of waste sent for reuse, recycling, energy recovery or composting.

    The Conservatives' new target is only 2% above the current performance level, effectively cutting their target to make it easier to achieve, instead of working harder to increase recycling rates.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Aug 29, 2014
    By Daniel Whiteway in Royal Borough Observer - online

    A CRITICISED decision to use cash seemingly set aside for rejuvenation projects on Christmas decorations has been defended.Concerns were raised about around £200,000 of a £1.4m Development Fund being used on projects such as Christmas lights in Windsor and Maidenhead, by the council's Corporate Services Overview and Scrutiny Panel.

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    Article: Aug 27, 2014

    The Liberal Democrats have set out plans to introduce a trio of wealth taxes which will help to cut the deficit whilst ensuring fairness in our tax system.

    Manifesto plans to increase taxes on the wealthiest will go alongside a pledge to further cut Income Tax and reduce National Insurance.

    Commenting Liberal Democrat Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander said:

  • Article: Aug 25, 2014

    Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable is calling on business, unions and individuals to help identify and close potential loopholes in plans to ban the use of exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts.

    Exclusivity clauses prevent workers on zero hours contracts from taking work elsewhere even when their employer provides no work.

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Windsor Fire Station: NOT For Sale

Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

Should Windsor's St Mark's Road Fire Station be closed and sold for development?