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    DAISY COOPER ELECTED DEPUTY LEADER OF LIBERAL DEMOCRATS

    Daisy Cooper, the MP for St Albans, has been voted deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats by fellow MPs following the recent election of Sir Ed Davey as party leader. Daisy will use her position as deputy leader to replicate the Liberal Democrats’ historic win in the St Albans constituency at the last general election in which she overturned an 11 per cent Tory lead to win by 6,000 votes.
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    'NEW REASONS’ TO SCRAP PARK STREET RAIL DEPOT PLAN

    There are ‘new and compelling reasons’ why the Government should scrap plans for a Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) on the site of the former Radlett Aerodrome, Daisy Cooper has told the House of Commons. She was speaking in a debate (1 September) on the proposed Park Street rail freight terminal, instigated by Daisy after St Albans District Council was “held hostage” and forced to abandon its own plans to build housing on the site.
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    POOREST PENSIONERS RISK MISSING OUT ON FREE TV LICENCE

    More than a million of the poorest pensioners aged 75 and over are in danger of missing out on their entitlement to a free TV licence, Daisy Cooper MP has warned during a debate in parliament. The concession, which was kept in place by the BBC for all over-75s during lockdown, comes to an end on 1 August – except for those claiming pension credit.
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    DAISY VOWS TO FIGHT PARK STREET RAIL FREIGHT DEPOT PLAN ‘TO THE BITTER END’

    Daisy Cooper, the Liberal Democrat MP for St Albans, has moved swiftly to secure a debate in the House of Commons on the planned Park Street rail freight terminal on the first day parliament resumes after the summer recess.  She will use the debate to warn the Government and fellow MPs of the huge damage the proposal for the 3.5 million square-metre strategic rail freight interchange (SRFI) will have on the community of Park Street, on the green belt, and on the surrounding roads and commuter rail links.
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