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Tim Farron

Timothy James Farron is a British Liberal Democrat politician. He is currently Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Westmorland and Lonsdale. He was elected President of the Liberal Democrats in November 2010 and assumed the office on 1 January 2011. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Tim Farron: Investment is 'great news' for Cumbria
2014-07-07
Tim Farron has been speaking to ITV Border about the £22m investment by the UK Government in Cumbria. Local councils in the region grouped together to form the Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership. They applied money from the Local Growth Fund for ...
(ITV News)
  1. Hundreds of jobs for South Cumbria as government invests millions

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Nick Clegg defeats Lib Dem bid to guarantee EU referendum
2014-07-01
Tim Farron, the party president, and Simon Hughes, the former Lib Dem deputy leader and justice minister, have spoken in favour of a referendum. Calls for a referendum increased after the Lib Dems saw the party's crop of elected MEPs crash from ten to ...
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  1. Lib Dem decision not to guarantee EU referendum offers relief for Labour

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Bill to ban retaliatory evictions launched
2014-07-01
The bill is supported by Tim Farron, party president and MP for South Lakes, and Inside Housing is awaiting confirmation as to whether it will be supported by the party. The bill would prevent evictions within six months of a tenant requesting a repair ...
(Inside Housing)
  1. MP proposes bill to end 'revenge evictions'
  2. Brent MP Sarah Teather to table Bill in Parliament protecting private tenants

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Former Cumbria County Council boss who retired at 55 was awarded £411000 ...
2014-07-01
But it provoked a political storm about 'golden goodbyes' for the cash-strapped authority which needs to save £70 million, with Lakes MP Tim Farron calling the decision 'shameful'. MORE TOP STORIES: Coroner pledges to write to authorities after Helena ...
(The Westmorland Gazette)
  1. £400000 council pay-off criticised by local MPs

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Tim Farron: Lib Dems must not rule out support for a minority government
2014-06-18
In tomorrow's New Statesman, I interview Tim Farron, the Lib Dem president and both the bookies and members' favourite to succeed Nick Clegg as party leader. As when I last interviewed him, it was a fascinating encounter. Here are some of the highlights.
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    Stephen Tall: Why I believe Nick Clegg should stand down as Liberal Democrat ...
    2014-06-17
    If Clegg were to quit now there are only two people in line to take over: Vince Cable, regarded as too aloof to be leader, and Tim Farron, whose conscious decision not to dirty his hands by taking a government post is the subject of some resentful ...
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      Clegg picks Farron and Farron picks Clegg
      2014-06-16
      Yesterday's Sunday Politics had a fairly puerile political sticker item yesterday. I really think there are better uses of Adam Fleming's talents. Anyway, it was quite amusing to see how Nick Clegg and Tim Farron reacted to the stunt.
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      1. Westminster transfer: MPs stickers to keep or to swap

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      Morecambe Bay health trust bosses resign
      2014-06-10
      South Lakes MP Tim Farron said: “I am worried about the CQC report as I've heard that it does not show or acknowledge the progress that the trust has made.” Mr Cowdall said: “I've been privileged to be the chairman of the trust for the last 17 months.
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      1. Barrow and Lancaster hospital trust boss to stand down

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      MP opposes parking fees
      2014-06-06
      South Lakes MP Tim Farron has written to the County Council to urge them not to impose planned on street parking charges in parts of the county. The Council currently has plans to introduce on-street parking charges in Windermere, Bowness, Ambleside, ...
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      1. Hundreds voice anger at on street parking fees at Windermere meeting
      2. 'We will have ghost villages' - Windermere and Bowness residents and ...

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