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Seven Lib Dems feature in Queen’s Birthday Honours List

Red Arrow Fly-Past 3Our congratulations to seven Lib Dems who feature in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

And please forgive us for starting with Mary Reid, one of this site’s volunteer editors. Mary was a Lib Dem councillor from 1997-2010 in Kingston upon Thames, serving on its executive board and as Mayor. She is named an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) “For political service, particularly in Kingston upon Thames (London)”.

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Liberal Democrats in Birmingham take up Chris Huhne’s energy challenge

From the Birmingham Mail:

BIRMINGHAM City Council is hoping to slash gas and electric bills for householders and businesses by setting up its own energy supply business.

The local authority wants to use its clout as a wholesale energy buyer and solar power generator to offer gas and electric to the city’s 440,000 homes and 50,000 businesses at a cheaper rate…

The council wants to capitalise on a freeing up of the energy market announced by energy secretary Chris Huhne at last week’s Liberal Democrat Conference in Birmingham…

The city council’s deputy leader Paul Tilsley is taking up the initiative with a scheme to

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    > "The scrapping of the wind energy subsidy..." If you had read the source documents, you would know that the fundamental issue was the levy...
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    I agree about the popcorn. I volunteer at my local theatre and we dread the news that popcorn will be on sale during family shows....