Ian Shires

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Willenhall North Ward, Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Walsall MBC Learn more

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Questions being asked about footway resurfacing on the Allens Rough Estate reports Willenhall North Lib Dem Activist Carol Fletcher. Work has recently been completed by contractors working for Walsall Housing Group (WHG) on resurfacing footways across the Allens Rough Estate. This follows a major campaign by the local residents group ARRA supported by the local Liberal […]

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice By Paul Tyler | Thu 23rd October 2014 – 8:00 pm Any interested fellow citizen who was told how the latest recruit to their Parliament was chosen would be first baffled, then outraged.  Is it any wonder that there are more electors who favour the complete abolition of the House of Lords […]

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice  By Norman Lamb MP | Thu 23rd October 2014 – 5:30 pm Today Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of NHS England published his 5-year Forward Look, setting out the challenges facing our health and care system in the coming years. It makes sobering reading.  Simon Stevens sets out the huge scale of […]

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice By Caron Lindsay | Thu 23rd October 2014 – 4:24 pm Yesterday, Nick Clegg gave a speech to public sector workers. His specific focus was on teacher workload. Everyone thinks that teachers work short hours and have long holidays. Yet everyone who has a child actually at school will know how much […]

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Today Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of NHS England, published his 5-year Forward Look setting out the challenges facing our health and care system in the coming years. It makes sobering reading. Simon Stevens sets out the huge scale of the financial challenge facing us in the years ahead as we continue to adapt to an […]

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Nurseries, childminders and other early years providers across the country are set for a £50m cash injection to help three and four-year-olds from disadvantaged families. Children from low income families have often fallen behind more well off classmates before they even start school. But from April 2015, the Early Years Pupil Premium – which has been […]

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This week’s Lib Dem Surgeries in Willenhall North

by Ian Shires on October 23, 2014

Remember the clocks go back this weekend, so we all get an extra hor in bed Sunday morning. How good is that then. With the onset of the darker nights Willenhall Liberal Democrats have revamped their regular weekly advice surgeries as follows: Every Thursday: New Invention Library, The Square, Lichfield Road. 4.30pm to 5.30pm (New Service) […]

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Following the publication of a report by NHS England which outlines CEO Simon Steven’s five-year forward view on the health service, Liberal Democrat Care Minister Norman Lamb said: “Liberal Democrats want to create opportunity for everyone by building a stronger economy and a fairer society. That means properly funding our NHS for the future, and providing better care, […]

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Published on Liberal Democrat Voice By Caron Lindsay | Wed 22nd October 2014 – 8:24 pm We have a new Liberal Democrat Parliamentarian tonight after a by-election win. It’s a wee while since we could say that. But it’s a very different type of by-election and one that raises more than a little disquiet. I have to […]

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Published on The YamYam & Walsall Advertiser 22 Oct 14 INNOVATIVE technology that has been used by NASA allowed pupils at a Willenhall school to tour a Norfolk farm from the comfort of their own assembly hall. Year 3 and 4 pupils at Beacons Primary School, in New Invention, were transported live to the farm where ‘farmer […]

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