Helen Morgan selected as Lib Dem PPC (Prospective Parliamentary Candidate) for North Shropshire by Members at a packed meeting in Wem. Members at a well-attended meeting in Wem voted to select Helen as their PPC.
LIB DEMS CHOOSE DYNAMIC CANDIDATE TO FIGHT ELECTION
Helen Morgan, a Chartered Accountant, mother and community campaigner has been selected by local North Shropshire Liberal Democrat members as their candidate to fight the next General Election. Helen Morgan, who lives with her young family in Harmer Hill works for a prominent North Shropshire business as their accountant.
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The Conservatives have forced a last-minute change of the rules to brush aside the recommendation of Parliament’s Standards Committee to suspend Owen Paterson for 30 days. This was despite him having been found to have brought Parliament into disrepute by the cross-party committee, when he lobbied for two companies who directly employed him while also… Read More »Change of rules to save Owen Paterson from suspension an outrageous breach of public trust
Owen Paterson’s potential 30-day suspension from Parliament is a damning indictment of Government sleaze, say the Liberal Democrats. This comes after Mr Paterson has been caught out taking money from Randox and Lynn’s Country Foods to lobby Ministers on their behalf, abusing his role as MP for North Shropshire. In North Shropshire, the May local… Read More »Paterson case a ‘damning indictment’ of Government sleaze say Lib Dems
Small and medium-sized businesses in North Shropshire will pay an extra £4.5m a year due to the rise in national insurance, research commissioned by the Liberal Democrats has found. Boris Johnson broke his 2019 manifesto promise by raising employer National Insurance Contributions by 1.25%. House of Commons Library research has estimated that the average micro-business… Read More »£4.5m tax bombshell for North Shropshire’s small businesses
The Liberal Democrats have published figures showing that 24,835 of State Pensioners in North Shropshire are set to be impacted by the Conservative government breaking its manifesto promise and suspending the triple lock on pensions. The state pension triple lock is a rule that means the state pension must rise each year in line with… Read More »Nearly 25,000 pensioners in North Shropshire hit by Conservative broken promise on pensions
North Shropshire Liberal Democrats have slammed local Conservative MP Owen Paterson’s choice to break their promise to the electorate and vote for a 1.25% rise in National Insurance.The changes, which go against the Conservatives’ manifesto promise not to raise taxes, will mean hard-pressed local families and small businesses will be left paying hundreds of pounds… Read More »Owen Paterson breaks promise to people of North Shropshire over unfair tax hike
The Liberal Democrats have warned Owen Paterson should “hang his head in shame” for voting against measures to protect high environmental and animal welfare standards. Conservative MPs rejected amendments to the Agriculture Bill which would have forced the UK Government to ensure that British food and animal welfare standards are maintained in any trade deals.… Read More »Owen Paterson has thrown British farmers on the scrapheap, Lib Dems warn
The North Shropshire Liberal Democrats have called on Owen Paterson to back British farming this week, and vote to protect our high environmental and animal welfare standards. In a letter to Owen Paterson, Helen Morgan, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for North Shropshire, warned the Tories must not “risk farmers’ livelihoods to win a favourable trade deal… Read More »Owen Paterson must use last chance to back farmers
Lib Dem Parliamentary Spokesperson Helen Morgan has expressed disappointment that North Shropshire MP Owen Paterson failed to support proposals for free school meals in the holidays, despite a recent Children’s Society report showing 31% of children in North Shropshire live in poverty. Helen said: ‘The report by the Children’s Society makes sobering reading – nearly… Read More »North Shropshire Lib Dems dismayed as local mp rejects free school meals for hungry children
The Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to commit to a Summer Learning Fund that would support 1,796 disadvantaged children across North Shropshire to get ready for returning to school. Liberal Democrat spokesperson for North Shropshire Helen Morgan said: “Parents and teachers locally are concerned that pupils, especially the most disadvantaged, are not getting the education… Read More »1,796 pupils could benefit from Summer Learning Fund
Our sincere condolences to Owen Paterson, family and friends for their tragic loss. Devastating news 😢https://news.sky.com/…/wife-of-tory-mp-owen-paterson-found-… Heartbreaking news. I know from my own experience what how devastating this will be. Heartfelt condolences to Owen Paterson, family and friends Constituency Chair, David Walker I was shocked to read this news this afternoon – so sad for Owen Paterson… Read More »Condolences for a tragic loss