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Financing Flood Mitigation

Although Southwell Town Council's funding to the flood mitigation measures is smaller than the District and County Councils', it is still a significant contribution from Southwell's Council Taxpayers. With its bigger Council Tax revenues, a similar share from the County Council would raise £4.6 million, over 7 times more funding than their current promise. The District Council's contribution would be an extra 70% at £373,000.

10 Jan 2018
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David Watts

David meets with NFU

David Watts, Liberal Democrat candidate for Newark, met with the National Farmer's Union (NFU) this morning to talk about the issues affecting farmers in Newark. The discussion covered a range of topics relevant to local farmers, ranging from issues like gravel extraction to the use of genetic modification (GM). Commenting on the meeting, David said:

19 May 2014
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David Watts

David Will Deliver Fairness for Newark

Responding to recent news that a government crackdown on tax avoidance has raised a record £23.9bn in additional tax for the year to the end of March, Liberal Democrat David Watts has pledged to deliver fairness for Newark.

30 May 2014
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David Watts

David Supports Hospital Upgrade for Newark

At a crowded hustings in the Magnus Church of England Academy on Earp Avenue in Newark this evening, Liberal Democrat David Watts outlined his support for the upgrading of the nearby Newark hospital. David, who met with with Amanda Sullivan from the Newark & Sherwood Clinical Commissioning Group last week to discuss the fate of the hospital, said that it is:

27 May 2014
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David Watts

David Speaks Out in Southwell

At a crowded hustings event held at the Minster School in Southwell yesterday, Liberal Democrat David Watts spoke out about the current need for food banks. He said:

24 May 2014
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