Liberal Democrats would boost support for small businesses

Cllr Julia Davidson has backed a call from Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron who has proposed a series of policies that will help small businesses in Peterborough. In a speech called ‘Investing in the future’ Tim Farron  proposed a series of policies, that will benefit small businesses, enterprise and young people in the Peterborough area. In a direct appeal to small businesses in Peterborough, Tim said Liberal Democrats were now the party of small business, and would help them in three key ways: 1. We would give real teeth to the Small Business Commissioner, such as the power to fine large companies who regularly fail to pay their bills on[…]

£10,000,000 to refit RAF Voyager aircraft as PM’s private jet

While Austerity continues to bite further into the poorest sections of our society. The Conservatives have come up with another scheme for reducing costs, spending £10M on refitting a RAF Voyager air to air refuelling aircraft. These aircraft were purchased in 2012 at a staggering cost of £152M each  (Read more about how they could purchased them for a third of that price  >>HERE<<) Previously when Tony Blair was PM, he muted plans for a ‘Blair Force One’ at a cost of £100M for two aircraft to be shared with the Royal Family, the Conservatives criticised the idea at the time saying it was the “wrong moment to be splashing[…]