Action on climate change and social housing agreed by St Albans council

Councillors have approved a corporate plan for Lib Dem-led St Albans City and District Council that will help tackle the climate emergency and a shortage of social housing.

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Lib Dems challenge Tory county council over respite care closures

A challenge to the closure of three respite centres for adults with disabilities in St Albans, Hemel Hempstead and Bishops Stortford has been launched by Liberal Democrat councillors.

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Frequently asked questions about dealing with the Covid-19 coronavirus

On 3 March 2020 Hertfordshire County Council published the following answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Covid-19, also known as the 'coronavirus'.

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Appeal for St Albans foodbanks tops £2,000 in supermarket vouchers

An appeal in support of St Albans foodbanks has raised the huge sum of £2,185 in supermarket vouchers from the local community.

Newly elected MP Daisy Cooper presented the vouchers to Emma Dalton, operational manager of the St Albans and District Foodbank.

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Daisy Cooper puts St Albans' timeless tradition at heart of maiden speech

St Albans' newly elected MP, Daisy Cooper, made the city's proud contribution to Britain's place in the world the centrepiece of her maiden speech in parliament.

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Daisy Cooper thanks voters of St Albans for electing her as MP

Daisy Cooper thanked the voters of St Albans on her election as the new MP for St Albans, defeating the Conservative incumbent by more than 6,000 votes in the general election.

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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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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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