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  • Robert Plimmer at Upton Hospital
    Article: Aug 13, 2017
    By Slough Liberal Democrats

    RESIDENTS SHOCKED AS LABOUR COUNCIL BREAKS MANIFESTO PROMISE AND PRIVATISES LOCAL NHS

    Lib Dem campaigner Robert Plimmer asks: 'why are Labour run Slough Council privatising school & other medical services when the Labour manifesto commits a Labour Government to reversing NHS privatisation?'

    NHS nurses and health visitors based at Upton Court Hospital learnt in July that the Labour-run Council has given the contract to run the services they provide for young people to a private company.

  • Document: Aug 13, 2017
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    Latest issue of Focus on Cippenham Meadows including

    - Robert Plimmer seeks your help to stop Slough's Labour council privatising our NHS

    - Robert Plimmer's file of local news and action

  • Robert Plimmer at Upton Hospital
    Petition: Aug 12, 2017

    Background

    The 2017 Labour Party General Election Manifesto promised to reverse the privatisation of the NHS.

    Sadly the Labour councillors in Slough have betrayed their own election manifesto,
    with plans to take some services out of our NHS.

    NHS nurses and health visitors based at Upton Court Hospital learnt in July
    that the Labour-run Council has given the contract to run the services they provide for young people to a private company.

  • Article: Jun 4, 2017

    Liberal Democrat Leader Tim Farron said:

    "My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, and I would like to pay tribute to the emergency services for their professional response in such terrible circumstances.

    "The terrorists kill us because they hate us and what we stand for. They hate our democracy and our freedom. We refuse to let them win. We must respond with a vigorous commitment to our democracy.

    "The election must go ahead as planned. It is right that we suspend our national campaigning for a short while out of respect for those affected by these tragic events, but local campaigning can and must continue.

    "The remainder of this campaign must be a collective showing of defiance and pride in our democratic values."

  • Tom McCann at Langley Harrow Market, May 2017
    Article: Jun 2, 2017
    By Slough Liberal Democrats

    'I've enjoyed talking to people in various parts of Slough about the crucial election on June 8th', said Tom McCann, Liberal Democrat candidate for Slough.

    'My main leaflet is being delivered to every house in Slough. In it I set out my policies and promises on a range of issues. These include how, if elected to be Slough's MP, I'll use my previous experience in the building trade to promote ways of tackling Slough's housing crisis. I'll stand up to the Labour council when they refuse to listen to local people on issues such as traffic, and I'll oppose the Tories' plan to bring back fox hunting.'

  • Tom McCann at Langley Harrow Market, May 2017
    Article: May 30, 2017

    The fight to protect the NHS, social care, pensions and education services intensified as Tom McCann, Liberal Democrat candidate for Slough, took his campaign to the town's streets. Tom and some of his team were out in the Harrow Market, Langley, on Saturday talking to shoppers.

    Tom McCann said, "People are angry at the Tory plans to hit pensioners, local schools and health and care services. By axing the nutritious free school lunches for primary school children the Tories have abandoned Jamie Oliver in favour of Oliver Twist. The Lib Dems forced the Tories to introduce the popular free school lunches as part of the Coalition Government between 2010-15. The free lunches are known to be good for school performance and children's health. So why are the Tories axing them?"

  • Tom McCann and supporters at his general election campaign launch event May 2017
    Article: May 21, 2017
    By Slough Liberal Democrats

    Tom McCann, Liberal Democrat candidate for Slough, set out key policies for a better future for Britain at an enthusiastic campaign launch on Monday 15 May.

    • Unlike other parties the Lib Dems have properly costed plans to reverse the Tory cuts to the NHS, social care and education.
    • Lib Dems would put a penny on income tax to reverse Tory cuts to the NHS and improve underfunded services such as mental health.
    • The Lib Dems would give Slough schools an extra £39 million to reverse Tory cuts and fully fund the extra places needed.
    • The Lib Dems would let the people have a vote to accept the final Brexit deal or remain in the EU.
  • Document: May 21, 2017
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    Focus on Slough

    Tom McCann's latest leaflet in the General Election 2017 campaign

  • Tom McCann campaigning for better NHS funding
    Survey: May 12, 2017
    1 question

    Use this to tell us you're voting for Tom Mc Cann

    and the Liberal Democrats in Slough

    to get a better deal on:

    • Schools

    • Hospitals

    • Europe

  • Tom McCann campaigning for better NHS funding
    Article: May 9, 2017
    By Slough Liberal Democrats

    Tom McCann celebrated his selection for the third time as Lib Dem candidate for Slough by saying: "As a campaigner active in promoting healthcare I am delighted at the Lib Dem plans to massively increase funding for our precious health and social care services. I look forward to campaigning on this as widely as I can in Slough."

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