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  • Document: Jan 12, 2021
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    Article: Jan 11, 2021
    By George Miles

    We have over 20 videos to publish from our June 2020 online Conference (2020Vision), the October Libdem Conference, and other fringes, but first the video transcriptions need improving.

    The new video transcription webpages are for

    • Subtitles for the GLD youtube channel
    • Deaf people
    • to get transcriptions on the website so we can discuss the details
    • to get more words into google search indexes so so that more people will stumble into this GLD website and Join
    • to include extracts in our 2020-21 Challenge Magazine and other publications
  • Document: Jan 10, 2021
  • vote
    Article: Jan 9, 2021

    Leading on international development

    Green Liberal Democrat Motion to Lib Dem Spring Conference 2021

    Conference condemns the Chancellor`s recent decision to cut International Aid by one third from
    0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI) as a backward step both morally and economically for the UK
    and one that will reverse progress in the many countries receiving such aid, making it more difficult
    for the poorest nations to meet climate change challenges.

  • Document: Jan 9, 2021
    53.16 KiB drawing or desktop publishing document

    Balance sheet for 2019 with previous years and 2020 provisional results for comparison. The 2019 accounts need to be signed off/approved by the AGM

  • Document: Jan 9, 2021
    622.29 KiB drawing or desktop publishing document
  • From the Chair
    Article: Jan 4, 2021
    By Keith Melton

    Green Liberal Democrat Motion to Spring Conference

    It was quite a shock to me to see the Chancellor`s decision, in the November budget a few weeks ago, to reduce the commitment to International Aid by 30% from the `magic` figure of 0.7% of Gross National Income (GNI).

    You may find it strange that I admit to `shock` given the appalling governmental record since the 2019 General election. A record of incompetence, cronyism, neglect and goodness knows what else - certainly the worst Government I have known in my lifetime of watching politics pretty closely since standing as a Liberal candidate in a mock election at my school in 1964.

  • From the Chair
    Article: Dec 31, 2020
    By Keith Melton

    Green Reflections 2020

    It seems to be the general consensus that 2020 is a year we will be glad to see behind us. And, of course, it would be easy to fall in with such a view. A few hours before starting to write this, I saw a note on FaceBook that went something like this… "I am not staying up on New Year`s Eve to see in the New Year… but I am stopping up until midnight to make sure 2020 actually leaves us!"

  • Councillor Tom Snowdon
    Article: Dec 25, 2020

    At the full council meeting on the 16th December, Lib Dem Councillor Tom Snowdon asked the leader of the council to submit a bid for Chesterfield to host a major new UK government project.

    Tom Snowdon says "This is a huge opportunity to create thousands of new jobs in an industry that will help us move forward towards a carbon free future. It would make Chesterfield a major hub for fusion power".

  • Flood warnings
    Article: Dec 25, 2020

    River levels are rising and flood warnings have been declared for the River Great Ouse. Residents at risk of flooding are being contacted directly and being advised to take measures to keep themselves safe, with widespread flooding expected.

    For this purpose, individuals are permitted to go to other people's homes, despite the Tier Four COVID-19 regulations currently in place.