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Police respond to Labour misuse of resources

by Group Office on 24 February, 2015

Following complaints from Liberal Democrats in Redcar constituency, the Acting Chief Constable of Cleveland is to issue guidance to about the importance of not involving police officers in election campaigns. This follows photographs published on social media of Labour council candidates and the Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Redcar appearing alongside uniformed police officers. The Acting […]

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Labour misuse police resources

by Group Office on 23 February, 2015

Liberal Democrats in Redcar constituency have complained to the Acting Chief Constable of Cleveland about police officers being pictured alongside Labour Party election candidates. The photographs also include the Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Redcar, who has appeared in others. In one of these pictures she appeared with both Police Officers and the Police and Crime […]

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Redcar Lib Dems slam Labour over crime

by Group Office on 23 January, 2014

Liberal Democrat Councillor Chris Abbott has condemned Labour councillors who today implied that crime in Redcar & Cleveland Borough is the result of benefit cuts. After falling considerably in 2012-13, this year’s crime figures in the borough have so far shown a small increase overall. At today’s Council meeting Labour Councillor Ian Jeffrey blamed this […]

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Liberal Democrats in Redcar & Cleveland have criticised Labour councillors for dismissing the idea of elections for police chiefs. At the meeting of the council last week the Labour administration voted to oppose the idea of directly elected Police & Crime Commissioners, which are likely to be introduced by the Coalition Government. Labour Councillor Dave McLuckie even […]

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Fighting Loan Sharks

by Chris on 7 February, 2011

Liberal Democrats in Redcar & Cleveland are delighted that the Government is putting £5.2 million into fighting the problem of loan sharks this year. The North East will now benefit from the support of a national team of experts in the field, while at the same time retaining its locally based knowledge and expertise on […]

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