Nick Clegg backs new HS2 college for South Yorkshire

Nick Clegg backs new HS2 college for South Yorkshire

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, is supporting a bid to secure a new college in the region that would help train young people to help build the planned HS2 high speed rail line. A bid from Doncaster, within the Sheffield City Region, has been shortlisted by the Government as one of four […]

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Over 9,000 Sheffield carers would benefit from Lib Dem Carer’s Bonus of up to £250

Over 9,000 Sheffield carers would benefit from Lib Dem Carer’s Bonus of up to £250

Over 9,000 carers in Sheffield will receive a bonus worth up to £250-a-year under a Liberal Democrat government, it has been announced by Nick Clegg MP. The no strings attached Carer’s Bonus will help more than one million people who look after disabled loved-ones. The annual payment will help full-time carers get a bit of […]

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Labour and UKIP combine to back ‘dangerous’ changes to gritting routes

Labour and UKIP combine to back ‘dangerous’ changes to gritting routes

Councillors have voted through controversial changes to Sheffield’s gritting routes despite public outcry that the proposals will endanger local residents. In a late vote at today’s Full Council meeting, Labour combined with UKIP councillors to vote down a Liberal Democrat motion calling on the Council to drop the plans. The vote means that 100 miles of road […]

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Crunch Council vote could see dawn of Sheffield online market

Crunch Council vote could see dawn of Sheffield online market

Sheffield markets could soon be entering the digital world as councillors vote on plans tomorrow to develop online shopping for local markets. The proposals, put forward by Liberal Democrat councillors, follow work on a virtual companion for Kirkgate Market in Leeds. The project, currently under development, will allow shoppers to visit stalls, ‘meet’ traders and […]

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Over 85,000 pensioners in Sheffield to benefit from Lib Dem manifesto pledge

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, has revealed that 85,698 pensioners would be guaranteed to earn at least an extra £790 per year by the end of the next parliament under new Liberal Democrat manifesto plans. These changes mean the state pension will be worth at least £131-a-week by 2020, up from just […]

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