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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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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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Local pub campaigners toast bold Government plans

Local pub campaigners toast bold Government plans

Liberal Democrat councillors in Sheffield, who have been campaigning for greater powers to protect pubs, have welcomed Government plans for a pub adjudicator. The plans, announced yesterday by Sheffield Hallam MP and Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, will give publicans greater protection through a statutory code and an independent adjudicator. The announcement follows the campaigning […]

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Queen’s Speech guarantees thousands of parents in Sheffield will get help with childcare costs

A major tax-free childcare package will help 15,860 families in Sheffield Nick Clegg, Liberal Democrat MP for Sheffield Hallam, said today. Working families will get up to £2,000 to ease the cost of childcare as part of a scheme to be rolled out in Autumn 2015. It means a family with two children under 12-years-old […]

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