Lib Dem candidate Danny Chambers challenges opponent to reject no-deal

The Liberal Democrat candidate for North Cornwall has today challenged the local Conservative candidate to rule out a no-deal Brexit in December 2020.  The challenge, just a few days before polling day, follows Boris Johnson’s refusal to rule out a no-deal exit from the EU.  Under the Conservativ...

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Scott Mann is yet to attend a hustings in North Cornwall – last chance remains

Scott Mann has yet to attend a public hustings in North Cornwall, even avoiding the one in his hometown of Wadebridge. With one final hustings in Bude on Wednesday, Danny Chambers says:   “During a general election campaign MPs should have the decency to publicly defend their voting record, meet ...

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Lib Dems will reverse school cuts in North Cornwall

The Liberal Democrats have announced that they will reverse spend £10 billion a year more on schools and hire 20,000 more teachers by the end of the next Parliament.   Figures from the National Education Union show that next year (2020/21), schools in North Cornwall will have seen their budgets c...

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Lib Dems to double spending on Cornish youth services to over £13 million

  The Liberal Democrats have announced they would more than double spending on youth services in Cornwall to over £13 million, to provide young people with the opportunities they deserve and to reduce anti-social behaviour. Danny Chambers, commented: “Since 2015 we have seen significant cuts to ...

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A&E waiting time figures in Cornwall show Tories' "dismal record" on NHS

Only 87% of patients arriving at A&E in Cornwall and The Isles of Scilly were treated or admitted within four hours in October 2019, according to damning figures published today by NHS England.This is well below the official target of 95% of patients attending A&E being admitted, transfer...

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Foodbank use is on the rise in North Cornwall as those in work are worse off

Responding to data from the Trussell Trust which shows April to September 2019 to be the busiest half-year period for food banks in their network since the charity opened, Danny Chambers said:“The UK remains one of the world’s richest countries, yet for six months of this year 823,145 emergency f...

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