My Speech at Plenary, Cancer debate

Madam President, what makes cancer so dangerous is that it is such a complex disease. Tumours that come under the same umbrella are often quite different. There are many different kinds of breast cancer, but they’re still called breast cancer. Hodgkin’s lymphoma attacks young lives, not old, and it is 95% curable, which is wonderful. … Continue reading My Speech at Plenary, Cancer debate

Judith Bunting calls for end to injustice on mental health and social care

Judith Bunting, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Newbury constituency, has outlined Lib Dem plans to end the “injustice” against people with mental ill health. Speaking at the start of Dementia Awareness Week, ahead of a visit on Wednesday (17th May) to West Berkshire Dementia Action Alliance’s event at Newbury Corn Exchange, Judith Bunting said: “Under … Continue reading Judith Bunting calls for end to injustice on mental health and social care

Judith Bunting on BBC Radio Berkshire talking about Mental Health Funding

Mental health awareness week ended yesterday and this morning, Judith Bunting, was speaking on BBC Radio Berkshire about Mental health. BBC Radio Berkshire Andrew Peach Show 15/05/2017 The interview starts from 25 minutes into the show, but is preceded by a relevant interview on funding cuts from Reading Your Way, a local mental health charity. If … Continue reading Judith Bunting on BBC Radio Berkshire talking about Mental Health Funding

Lib Dem candidate Judith Bunting challenges Council to work with Newbury Community Football Group

Judith Bunting, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for Newbury constituency has challenged Hilary Cole, Acting Deputy Leader of West Berkshire Council to provide assurances that they will work with Newbury Community Football Group on to protect and enhance the town’s Football Ground on Faraday Road. Speaking last Thursday to West Berkshire Council’s Executive on Football and … Continue reading Lib Dem candidate Judith Bunting challenges Council to work with Newbury Community Football Group

Liberal Democrat five-step plan for the NHS and Social Care

It is not too late to change Britain's future. The Conservatives want absolute power, Labour are too weak to stand up to them, so we will. The Liberal Democrats will be the strong opposition Britain needs. The Liberal Democrats will rescue the NHS and social care. We are prepared to be honest with people and … Continue reading Liberal Democrat five-step plan for the NHS and Social Care

Liberal Democrats call for £4m extra for NHS and social care in Newbury & West Berkshire

  Ahead of this week's budget the Liberal Democrats called for a £4 billion funding boost for NHS and care services. That would have amounted to a cash injection of £4 million for local NHS services in the Newbury and District CCG and £5.9m for social care across West Berkshire. The Budget announced by the … Continue reading Liberal Democrats call for £4m extra for NHS and social care in Newbury & West Berkshire

Newbury Football Fun Day and update

It was lovely to meet everyone and see the action at Newbury Football Club today. The annual Fun Day and Penalty Shoot out at the ground in Faraday Road drew a huge crowd. Lovely sunshine, good turnout and an impressive amount of activity on the pitch - what's not to like? At the moment though the club … Continue reading Newbury Football Fun Day and update

Junior Doctor Strike

It is unacceptable that the relationship between the Government and NHS workforce has broken down so completely and it is increasingly difficult to see how this can be resolved. A cross party group of MPs, including our own Norman Lamb, has written to the Secretary of State this weekend proposing a sensible compromise of trialling the … Continue reading Junior Doctor Strike

Lib Dem Manifesto 2015 – in full

The Liberal Democrat Manifesto for 2015 is published today. Our top priority is a World Class Education for all. This will underpin future economic security and ensure everyone gets the best start in life.