8,393 schoolchildren in Lewisham will lose out on free lunches, under plans announced in the Conservative manifesto. Free school lunches for pupils from Reception to Year 2 were introduced by the Liberal Democrats in government, but Theresa May now plans
1,357 three and four-year-olds in Lewisham would benefit from Liberal Democrat plans to triple funding for the early years pupil premium, which gives extra cash to nurseries, preschools and school reception classes when they take on children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Liberal Democrats in Lewisham have confirmed their candidates in the snap General Election on 8th June, declaring that every vote for them is a vote against an extreme Brexit. Bobby Dean, who works for an international development charity, has been
The Liberal Democrats have announced plans to address the housing shortage in Lewisham and build more affordable homes. There are around 9,058 families in Lewisham on a waiting list for council homes, up from 8,442 in 2015. In addition, official figures
The Liberal Democrats have announced that they will fund an extra £1 billion of mental health care by putting a penny on income tax. Approximately £6 million of this additional funding would be spent in Lewisham. Last weekend, Liberal Democrat
The Liberal Democrats have announced they will invest £58 million more in schools and colleges in Lewisham over the next parliament. The funding for Lewisham would reverse cuts to frontline school and college budgets, protect per pupil funding in real
33,280 pensioners living in the three Lewisham constituencies will receive at least an extra £772 per year under Liberal Democrat manifesto plans to protect the ‘triple lock’ for state pensions. Thanks to the triple lock guarantee, secured by the Liberal
The Liberal Democrats have announced they would plug funding gaps for the NHS and social care by putting a penny on income tax, in their first major manifesto commitment of the election campaign. The tax would raise an additional £35
The Liberal Democrats in Lewisham have seen a surge in new members over the past two weeks, with membership up 16% since the general election was called. It comes as the Liberal Democrats reach their highest ever membership nationally, with
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