Places for refugee children in East Sussex

Lewes Liberal Democrats are lending their support to a petition designed to see unaccompanied child refugees settled in East Sussex. 2018 marks 80 years since British communities took in 10,000 unaccompanied child refugees fleeing Nazi persecution in Europe. Today, a new group of refugee children...

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Lewes Lib Dems fight unprecedented cuts to East Sussex County Council budget

Following the recent announcement that the Conservative administration at East Sussex County Council plans to strip back services to "the core", Lewes Lib Dems pledge to fight back. ESCC said it was looking at a worst-case scenario deficit budget position by 2021/22 of £46.4m. The Conservative Co...

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Davey: Govt must reverse £700 million cuts to youth services

Commenting on the Government's plan to prevent youth crime, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesperson Ed Davey said: “Efforts to prevent young people turning to crime are welcome, but today’s £11 million pales in comparison to the £200 million that Conservatives have taken away from youth servic...

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