Proposed cuts to fire services

Tom Morrison and the local Liberal Democrats have said they are concerned with Metro Mayor Andy Burnham's proposed cuts to fire services in Stockport. 

The proposals could see eight fire engines being cut and the area losing 194 fire officers. 

Whilst Cheadle fire station does not appear to be closed in the proposals, many people are concerned that the cuts could lead to an already under-funded service being over-stretched.

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Tom Morrison calls for community safety protections

Liberal Democrat campaigner, Tom Morrison, has called upon Stockport Council and the Government to end cuts to police and youth services.

 

Tom's campaign for more police funding across Cheadle and Cheadle Hulme has attracted huge local support.

 

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Statement on Labour Party split

Liberal Democrat candidate Tom Morrison and Cllr Mark Hunter, the Leader of Stockport Liberal Democrat Group, have said they respect the decision by seven Labour MPs to leave the Labour Party over issues around the leadership, anti-semitism and Brexit. They also said they will be open-minded when it comes to working with like-minded individuals to achieve the best for Cheadle Constituency and Stockport. Ann Coffey, Member of Parliament for Stockport Constituency, was one of the seven.

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SK8 named one of UK's burglary hotspots

SK8 has been named the eighth worst area for burglaries in the country, a report has found. 

The study published by MoneySuperMarket has shown that the Cheadle area sits alongside the likes of Henley-in-Arden and Solihull for the most break-ins and thefts in the UK. 

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Lib Dems Demand Action On Police Cuts

In a stark message, the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police has warned that budget cuts could see even fewer policemen and women on our streets and officer numbers reduced to the lowest levels since the 1970's. Cheadle residents, already concerned about the increase in crime levels locally, will be alarmed that official figures show a 17% increase in recorded crime over the last twelve months.

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Parking Freeze Pledge

Stockport Liberal Democrats have pledged to freeze parking charges in district centres if they regain control at the Town Hall following this summer’s elections.

 

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GM Police facing £6.93m real-terms cut

Greater Manchester Police are facing a real-terms cut of £6.93m next year, the Liberal Democrats have revealed.

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Liberal Democrats set out six red lines

Liberal Democrats have outlined the six red lines that must be agreed to as part of any coalition negotiations in the next government.

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Liberal Democrats will use Libor fine to invest £2.5m in North West air ambulance

The Liberal Democrats will use £2.5 million from a fine imposed on a bank for rigging the Libor rate to investment into the North West Air Ambulance service.

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Mark Hunter welcomes Free School Meals plan for all under-11s

All primary school children will be entitled to free school meals, under Liberal Democrat manifesto plans announced today.  It will more than double the offer of free schools meals to all infant school pupils the Liberal Democrats delivered in Government.

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