Dan Rogerson to stand for election in N Cornwall

Many people have been heartened to hear that Dan Rogerson is standing for election once again for North Cornwall. Dan Rogerson was first elected to represent North Cornwall at Westminster in 2005, following the retirement of long-standing Lib Dem MP Paul Tyler, who represented the seat between 1992 and 2005. In […]

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LIBOR Monies Coming to Cornwall

Back in 2015, Dan Rogerson suggested that some of the fine money from Libor should go to good causes.  Dan Rogerson said here: The Liberal Democrats will use £2.5 million from a fine imposed on a bank for rigging the Libor rate to invest in Cornwall’s air ambulance service. The extra investment […]

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Dan Rogerson Selected to Fight North Cornwall

Dan Rogerson, the former Lib Dem MP for North Cornwall, was selected unanimously as the Liberal Democrat prospective candidate for North Cornwall last night (Monday 18th July). Dan was a popular MP so this will please many people in North Cornwall, including Bude. The Liberal Democrats are now ready to fight […]

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Rogerson’s Challenge to Mann

Ex LibDem MP for North Cornwall, Dan Rogerson, has challenged North Cornwall’s current Conservative MP, Scott Mann, to live up to campaign ‘rhetoric’ on affordable housing and say ‘no’ to a council house sell-off. He says that hundreds of properties in North Cornwall could be sold off under government plans […]

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Dan Rogerson on Tax Credit Cuts

There’s been a lot of discussion about tax credit changes recently. Figures produced by the House of Commons Library show over three million low-income working families currently in receipt of tax credits will see their entitlement reduced, as part of the Government’s recent proposals. 5400 families in North Cornwall will lose out […]

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Dan Rogerson Speaks Politics in the States

Former North Cornwall MP Dan Rogerson was in Washington last month, having been invited to speak about the current political situation in the UK, alongside Congressman Don Beyer of Virginia. Dan Rogerson was MP for North Cornwall from 2005-2015 and UK Environment Minister from 2013-2015. Congressman Don Beyer represents Virginia’s 8th Congressional […]

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#Cornish Lib Dems Raise Concerns About Rural Postal Services

Local Liberal Democrats have raised concerns that postal services in rural Cornwall could be damaged by the Conservatives’ decision to sell off the Government’s 30% stake in Royal Mail.   Chancellor George Osborne announced this week that the Government has already sold off half its 30% stake in Royal Mail […]

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Conservatives Take North Cornwall

Conservative candidate, Scott Mann, has just turned North Cornwall blue, gaining 21,699 votes against Dan Rogerson’s 15,068, which is 45% compared to 31.2%. It’s been a rough night for the Liberal Democrats as the Conservatives are looking to be the largest party after yesterday’s election. The turnout in North Cornwall […]

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Baroness Visits #Bude – By Train!

Dan Rogerson took time out of his heavy campaigning schedule yesterday to meet up with some local people to talk public transport. He brought with him a special guest, Baroness Susan Kramer, Minister of State for Transport. She was appointed as Minister in October 2013, where she has overseen a huge […]

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Let Deutsche Bank Pay for Air Ambulance

The Liberal Democrats will use £2.5 million from a fine imposed on a bank for rigging the Libor rate to invest in Cornwall’s air ambulance service.   The extra investment could allow Cornwall Air Ambulance to invest in a second crew to keep their helicopters running concurrently and extend hours of operation […]

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Transport Baroness to Visit #Bude Tomorrow

The Minister of State for Transport, Baroness Susan Kramer, will visit Bude tomorrow afternoon to discuss public transport to and from North Cornwall. The Minister will join North Cornwall Lib Dem and Rural Affairs Minister Dan Rogerson to discuss plans to re-open the Dartmoor railway line to Okehampton and other […]

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Politics – Neck and Neck in North Cornwall

A constituency poll published by Lord Ashcroft shows that the race to elect North Cornwall’s next MP is neck and neck between Lib Dem Dan Rogerson and the Conservative.   The results show 38% of those surveyed backing Dan Rogerson, with 36% opting for the Conservatives. UKIP were third on […]

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Keep the Loos Open, Says Dan

Lib Dem Parliamentary candidate for North Cornwall Dan Rogerson has renewed his calls to scrap the charging of business rates on public toilets to help keep more public conveniences open and free to use.   It comes after Cornwall Council announced that they will cease funding for public toilets, and […]

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Shirley Williams Was In #Cornwall This Week

Former Education Secretary, co-founder of the Social Democrat Party and former Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords, Baroness Shirley Williams, joined the election trail in Cornwall this week.   Baroness Williams visited Bodmin Pre-School on Tuesday (21st April) as part of Dan Rogerson’s re-election campaign.   The […]

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Protect Rural Post Offices

Post Office branches are a lifeline for rural communities and must be protected, says North Cornwall Lib Dem Dan Rogerson.   Mr Rogerson, the Government Minister for Rural Affairs, called on all political parties to make a commitment not to close post office branches, and said that campaigning to protect […]

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