Q&A - animal welfare

Q&A - Richard has been contacted by many constituents to ask about the Liberal Democrats' approach to animal welfare

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Q&A – international aid

Q&A - Marie Foy asked Richard about our approach to climate change, poverty and international aid.

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Q&A - the green belt

We have been receiving a number of questions about our approaches to policy via email, which Richard has been answering individually. We decided to publish them online too. The first is a question about the green belt around Macclesfield.

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Campaigning suspended

Following the events in Manchester last night, we will be suspending campaigning in further notice. Our thoughts are with those affected. 

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Strong and stable economic management

Who are they kidding ?

It is so easy to make promises. The Conservatives have presented themselves over time as the party of sound economy. Not so when you examine them closely.

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Bollington action day

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On Sunday, the Macclesfield Liberal Democrats campaign team spent the afternoon in Bollington. Richard took time out to visit the market before joining the team talking to people on and around High Street and Market Place.

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Macclesfield Action Day

Richard and the Macclesfield Liberal Democrats team took the campaign to the heart of Macclesfield on Saturday, to meet voters and discuss local and national issues.

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The future is in good hands

Wednesday: All Hallows' Catholic College, a voluntary Academy in Macclesfield, played host to the first Q&A of the 2017 General Election. 

Candidates Richard Flowers for the Liberal Democrats, Labour’s Neil Puttick and – joining the panel later – Conservative David Rutley, along with representatives for the Green Party and UKIP, made their case to an audience of year 12 and 13 students, many of whom will be voting for the first time.

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Richard Flowers and Cheshire East Lib Dem candidates issue joint statement on education funding

Richard Flowers, Macclesfield Liberal Democrats candidate in the snap general election, today joined with other Liberal Democrat candidates from the county to issue a joint statement on the schools funding formula that would leave Cheshire East schools with the worst funding in the UK.

Richard said: "Education is at the heart of what Lib Dems believe in. It gives people opportunity, makes society fairer and builds an innovative ideas-driven economy. Cutting funding to schools takes away people’s chances. Those aren’t my values. I don’t think they’re the values parents in Macclesfield want either."

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Parliamentary Candidate chosen!

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The Macclesfield Lib Dem committee are delighted to announce the selection of our Parliamentary Candidate, Richard Flowers.

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