Tom Brake MP blasts Government for ‘fingers-in-ears approach to Brexit’

IMG_0197.JPGThe Liberal Democrats’ Brexit spokesperson Tom Brake has accused the Government of being “clueless” about Britain’s trading relationship with the European Union after Brexit.

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Lib Dems say: Fallout from the terrible tragedy at Grenfell Tower continues to raise more questions than answers about what is going on in Hackney Council

IMG_0192.JPGDave Raval, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesman for Hackney South and Shoreditch has commented on news hundreds of buildings had incorrectly fitted fire alarms and emergency lighting systems saying "fallout from the terrible tragedy at Grenfell Tower continues to raise more questions than answers about what is going on in Hackney Council."

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Government u-turn on plans to axe school lunches is another humiliation


Liberal Democrat Shadow Education Secretary Layla Moran has commented on news that the Government has dropped its plans to axe free school meals in yet another embarrassing u-turn.

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Fire Chiefs Warned Councils Over Cladding Dangers Before Grenfell Tower Fire


Dave Raval, Liberal Democrat Spokesman for Hackney South and Shoreditch, has written to the Mayor of Hackney after it emerged that fire chiefs warned councils over cladding dangers before the Grenfell Tower fire.  

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Lib Dems: The worrying lack of pace & urgency on fire safety from Hackney Council has done little to reassure concerned residents.

Dave Raval, former Parliamentary and Mayoral candidate in Hackney, has commented on the updated statement released by Hackney Council on Fire Safety:


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Lib Dems: Hackney Council needs to stop dragging its heels and get on with improving safety standards in high-rise blocks.

Former Liberal Democrat Mayoral and parliamentary candidate Dave Raval has commented following an announcement from Hackney Council that it will be launching an independent review of cladding in all Hackney social housing tower blocks and that it will hold fire safety risk assessments early to make sure residents' homes are safe.

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Dave Raval Calls for Transparency on Fire Safety in Letter to the Mayor of Hackney

Dave Raval has written to the Mayor of Hackney to give his personal full support in reassuring residents following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire.

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Lib Dems: Flammable cladding used on Grenfell Tower must be banned

The Liberal Democrats have called for the type of cladding used on Grenfell Tower to be banned in the UK, after it emerged the material is currently banned in US buildings over 40 feet for fire safety reasons and is classed as flammable in Germany.

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Lib Dems call on Hackney council to carry out full safety checks on all Hackney tower blocks

Following the tragic Grenfell Tower fire in West London, the Hackney Liberal Democrats have released a statement pledging to work with Hackney council in ensuring that all similar buildings in the borough are safe for residents and are asking the council carry out immediate safety checks.

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Liberal Democrats Increase Vote Share in Both Hackney Seats


The Hackney Liberal Democrats were the only main party to increase vote share in both Hackney seats with substantial vote gains on the previous 2015 result.

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