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OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF GENERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN

by leesmith on 16 June, 2024

MARTIN GOSS has officially launched his campaign to be MP for Colchester, vowing to champion the city’s cause in parliament. The Lib Dem candidate, 50, who has lived in Colchester since he was four years old, told party volunteers and campaigners on Sunday that the real hard work starts now with just under three weeks […]

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MARTIN GOSS struck the first blow in General Election campaigning in Colchester by topping the voting at a husting held in front of students at the Sixth Form College. The Lib Dem parliamentary candidate topped the polls at the College with just under 56% following talks by all the constituency hopefuls in front of a […]

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MARTIN GOSS, Colchester’s Lib Dem candidate, says he is proud his party are making the future of the NHS their No.1 priority. The Liberal Democrats yesterday launched their General Election manifesto – offering a bold and fully costed £9billion plan to tackle the health and care.  They want everyone to have the right to see a […]

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ALL primary school children should receive free school meals – starting the roll-out with those living in poverty who are currently missing out. The Liberal Democrats have announced their ambition to extend free school meals to all primary school children, beginning with all children in poverty across both primary and secondary schools. Martin Goss, Colchester’s […]

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COLCHESTER Lib Dem parliamentary candidate Martin Goss has warned the Government’s controversial National Service plan would see more than £1.3million cuts to vital local services.   The Liberal Democrats have warned that the Conservative Party’s plans to spend £2.5billion on the scheme would be paid for by slashing backing for local areas through the Shared Prosperity […]

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COLCHESTER NEEDS A ‘COLCHESTER’ MP

by leesmith on 23 May, 2024

COLCHESTER councillor Martin Goss has welcomed the summer General Election and says it is chance for the city to have a local MP again. The Lib Dem parliamentary candidate has served on the council for 16 years and is battling to follow in the footsteps of pollical stalwart Sir Bob Russell who represented the constituency […]

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CHILDCARE UNDERFUNDING IS HURTNG FAMILIES

by leesmith on 14 May, 2024

GOVERNMENT failure in the provision of childcare places has left many parents in the Colchester area completely without options. Research by the Liberal Democrats has found there are a staggering 331 fewer early years childcare providers in Essex in 2023 then there were four years ago – one of the biggest decreases in the country. […]

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THE number of incidents of sewage ‘vandalism’ in Colchester increased by a shocking 199% in the last year according to new data released this week. Figures from the House of Commons library, based on official reports from the Environment Agency, revealed the number of cases of ‘counted’ spills into local rivers and lakes shot up […]

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ESSEX police need more resources to reverse the rise in burglary response times, according to Martin Goss, the Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Colchester. New figures released by 26 of the country’s police forces revealed the average time taken by officers responding to incidents of burglaries in the county was 6hrs and 34mins in 2022/23 […]

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A FRIGHTENING increase in sewage spills in the Anglian Water region has been slammed as scandalous by the Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Colchester, Martin Goss. New figures released by the Environment Agency have revealed the number of incidents of discharged sewage flowing into the area’s water system increased by a staggering 97% – the […]

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