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Lib Dem Martin Goss challenges opponent to reject no-deal

by martingosscolchesterppc on 7 December, 2019

The Liberal Democrat candidate for Colchester has today challenged the local Conservative candidate to rule out a no-deal Brexit in December 2020. The challenge, just a few days before polling day, follows Boris Johnson refusing to rule out a no-deal exit from the EU.  Under the Conservative Party’s plan, the UK will have until December 2020 to deliver the […]

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Martin Goss to use £50 billion regional fund to invest in Colchester

by martingosscolchesterppc on 7 December, 2019

The Liberal Democrats would use an ambitious £50 billion regional growth fund to invest in Colchester, according to local candidate Martin Goss. The Liberal Democrats, who are fighting their campaign on a platform to Stop Brexit to build a brighter future, have earmarked £50 billion to reverse regional under-investment from the Conservatives. Liberal Democrat candidate for […]

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Leaked documents reveal Trump trade deal threat to farmers in Colchester.

by martingosscolchesterppc on 1 December, 2019

Leaked documents from US-UK trade deal talks have revealed the threat facing farmers in Colchester from a trade deal with Donald Trump, the Liberal Democrats have warned. Liberal Democrat candidate MartinGoss has written to Conservative candidate Will Quince, calling on them to make a “cast-iron” guarantee to vote against any lowering of UK food standards that […]

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Lib Dems to fund 34 more police officers across Colchester.

by martingosscolchesterppc on 1 December, 2019

The Liberal Democrats have today announced plans to fund at least 34 police officers across Colchester as part of an extra £1bn nationwide investment into community policing. This commitment amounts to 20,000 more police officers across Englandand Wales, enough for an extra two officers per ward. The Liberal Democrats will also fund an immediate 2% pay-rise for serving […]

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Cowardice jibe at Tory candidate

by martingosscolchesterppc on 18 November, 2019

Colchester Conservative candidate Will Quince has been accused of “cowardice” in refusing to attend and answer questions at meetings after it was revealed that he had refused to sit with other Parliamentary candidates at three events which have been organised in the town. The “cowardice” taunt came from Liberal Democrat candidate Martin Goss, a Colchester […]

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Only 86% of patients arriving at A&E in Colchester were treated or admitted within four hours in October 2019, according to damning figures published today by NHS England. This is well below the official target of 95% of patients attending A&E being admitted, transferred or discharged within four hours. Nationally, the 95% waiting target hasn’t been met since […]

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Knife Crime

by martingosscolchesterppc on 8 November, 2019

In response to Will Quince’s letter on knife crime – five years ago, in response to high-profile knife attacks, backbench Conservatives proposed a new law: mandatory prison sentences for those caught carrying a knife for the second time. It sounded tough, and MPs spoke of “sending a message” to stop people carrying knives. But, as […]

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Councillor hits out at office to housing conversion policy

by martingosscolchesterppc on 9 October, 2019

Changes in the planning laws which allow office blocks to be converted into flats without planning permission need to be scrapped, and for planning permission to be required which was the case until a few years ago. That is the opinion of leading Colchester Councillor Martin Goss who is also the Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary […]

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Tories starve East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust of £6,348,130  The Liberal Democrats have slammed the Tories as “heartless” for starving the NHS of vital cash after revealing East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust   paid  £6,348,130 in interest on outstanding debt over the last five years. Former Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, warned taxpayers money […]

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CALLING ALL DISENFRANCHISED TORY & LABOUR VOTERS IN COLCHESTER!

by martingosscolchesterppc on 8 September, 2019

Colchester Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate Martin Goss has called on residents to rally behind him as the town’s next MP – describing himself as the “Colchester unity candidate” – in the wake of the ever-worsening political crisis facing the country He said: “I urge both traditional One Nation Conservatives opposed to Boris Johnson’s lurch to […]

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