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School meals in line for Conservative cuts

by Alex Brims on 23 March, 2018

Changes to Universal Credit mean nearly 1million poorer children will†lose out on a free nutritious meal at lunch – costing parents £400 a year. Free school meals were brought in as one of a series of new investments in our schools by the Liberal Democrats in the coalition. Now they are being cut by the […]

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Local Liberal Democrats have warned that the number of hospital admissions due to an older person falling, is set to rise to nearly 1,000 a day by the end of the decade. The worrying forecast, according to data released by the Local Government Association, has prompted renewed calls for more funding for adult social care […]

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On board hospital bus campaign

by jimforrest on 8 March, 2018

We reported in the January Ad Lib that Lib Dems  put a question to Fareham Council calling for the return of bus services to Fareham Community Hospital. Patients from Stubbington and Hill Head are increasingly being directed there. We’re pleased to note that Fareham MP Suella Fernandes is on board, with a petition calling for […]

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NHS: Quicker appointments – but can you get there?

by Alex Brims on 27 January, 2018

Lib Dems are pressing Fareham Council to look at options to restore a bus service to the Community Hospital at Locks Heath. A new system to assess the urgency of consultations means some patients may be able to have same-day appointments at the hospital if their local surgery cannot offer them. But Lib Dem councillor […]

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