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£1.1m of Sheffield school improvements to deliver Nick Clegg’s free school meals

More than £1.1 million is being spent on improving Sheffield’s primary and infant schools as part of plans to provide free school meals for all children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 from September 2014. Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, has welcomed the investment. It is part of a £150 million […]

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£700 tax cut promised, £800 delivered

Nick Clegg has welcomed today’s Budget, which has confirmed victory for the Liberal Democrat campaign to deliver an £800 tax cut for people on low and middle incomes. Cutting income tax by £700 – by raising the tax-free allowance to £10,000 – was the top priority on the front page of the Liberal Democrat manifesto. […]

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Thousands of Sheffield families to get help with childcare costs

Thousands of Sheffield families to get help with childcare costs

Today, Sheffield Hallam MP and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg MP, has revealed that a major childcare package is set to help 15,860 families in Sheffield. Working families will be given up to £2,000 to ease the cost of childcare as part of a scheme to be rolled out in Autumn 2015. The Government has […]

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Clegg welcomes new fund to boost city centre trade

Clegg welcomes new fund to boost city centre trade

Nick Clegg has welcomed the news that Sheffield has been awarded a new loan from the Government’s Business Improvement District Loan Fund in order to help revitalise the city centre. Sheffield has been allocated £28,000 to create a high street Business Improvement District. The aim is to come up with new ways to support the […]

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Clegg celebrates £30m to fund Sheffield’s Council Tax freeze

Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, has revealed that over £30m is being provided to Sheffield City Council in order to freeze local Council Tax bills since the Coalition Government came to power. So far the Council has received £21.6m to freeze Council Tax for the last three years. Bills are set to […]

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