Steve Coogan calls for tactical voting to elect Daisy Cooper

Actor Steve Coogan is urging Labour supporters and traditional one-nation Conservatives to vote tactically for Liberal Democrat candidate Daisy Cooper in the general election.

The Alan Partridge star, who describes himself as “a traditional Labour voter”, took to the streets and knocked on doors with Daisy Cooper on a windswept and rainy night in the run-up to polling day.

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Cuts to St Albans schools ‘an absolute scandal’, says Daisy Cooper

Cuts to school budgets in St Albans are ‘an absolute scandal’ equivalent to the salaries of 80 teachers, says Liberal Democrat candidate Daisy Cooper.

Next year (2020-21) St Albans schools will have seen their budgets cut by £5.6 million in real terms since 2015, once increasing pupil numbers are taken into account, according to the National Education Union.

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Jo Swinson heeds call for reform of rates by business owners

Jo Swinson in discussion with Sean Hughes, Alastair Woodgate and Sarah Gillow (Photo: Liz Needham)Reform of the business rates is needed to stop more shops and pubs closing in St Albans, small business owners told Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson on Saturday (7 December).

She was greeted in St Albans city centre by supporters before walking to George Street to take part in a roundtable discussion.

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Long A&E waiting times ‘show Tories’ dismal record on NHS’

The Tories’ dismal record on the NHS is laid bare in the latest performance figures for local hospitals, according to St Albans’ Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Daisy Cooper.

More than one in four patients arriving at A&E in Watford General Hospital, St Albans City Hospital and Hemel Hempstead Hospital were forced to wait longer than four hours to be treated or admitted.

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Daisy Cooper pledges emergency action to stop damage to planet

Target of 80% electricity from renewables Emergency action to stop irreversible damage to the planet over the next 10 years was the policy pledge championed by Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat candidate for St Albans, at a general election hustings on the environment.

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Rail fare rise is ‘further blow’ to St Albans commuters

The news that rail fares will rise by 2.7% in 2020 is a “further blow” for rail passengers in St Albans, according to Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate in the general election.

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People’s Vote supporters back Daisy Cooper in St Albans

Peoples Vote campaigners from around the region have been out talking to voters in St Albans on behalf of the Remain-supporting Liberal Democrat candidate Daisy Cooper. 

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More United endorses Daisy Cooper

Daisy Cooper has been endorsed by cross-party More United members along with 108 candidates from key marginal seats. They include Rosie Duffield (Labour), Luciana Berger (Liberal Democrat) and Paul Masterton (Conservative).

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People’s Vote 'will give Lib Dems democratic mandate to stop Brexit'

Liberal Democrats will stop Brexit if they have a democratic mandate to do so – including a People’s Vote – Daisy Cooper confirmed at a General Election hustings in St Albans cathedral.

Daisy, the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate, was one of five contesting the St Albans seat who answered questions put by the public.

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Daisy backs tech company’s call for ‘immigration system that works’

The need for an effective immigration policy to ensure the future success of hi-tech businesses in the UK was endorsed by Daisy Cooper after a visit to Imagination Technology.

The company designs chips that power a range of hi-tech devices from smartphones and self-driving cars to data centres, and employs a workforce of 850, including staff from 42 countries.

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