Devon stories mentioning Brexit, 2019-11-04–2019-11-07

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Successful management of economy means we have invested in our public services

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Mel Stride MP says that a Conservative Government will support businesses Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest Weekend Report stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email MEL STRIDE IS THE CONSERVATIVE MP FOR CENTRAL DEVON AND HAS BEEN SINCE 2010 In a General Election that is likely to be dominated by Brexit, another critically important issue is the future economic direction of our country. Here as with Brexit (with Labour...

Tories slam Devon Brexiteer who asked them not to stand in the election

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Tories slam Devon Brexiteer who asked them not to stand in the election They delivered a withering put-down and described her actions as a "political stunt" Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest Weekend Report stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email A Devon branch of the Conservative party have delivered a withering put down to a local Brexit Party candidate who asked them not to run against her at the upcoming election...

Totnes: Why the world's most green town will not have a Green election candidate

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Totnes has probably more Green credentials than any town on earth: The first Transition Town Initiative in the world started in Totnes in 2006, Back in 2007 Time magazine hailed Totnes as the capital of New-Age chic, Britain’s first zero-waste supermarket opened in Totnes, Dartington College was a famous foundation for artists and the New Age movement, Totnesians new and old fought a valiant battle to stop a Costa Coffee, and The Totnes Pound is legal tender to keep money bouncing around inside the local economy. Sitting MP Dr Sarah Wollaston , defected to the Liberal Democrats in 2019, after a brief spell as an independent, and prior to that as a member of Change UK a new centrist party aft...

Full list of 60 Remain Alliance seats as Liberal Democrats, Greens and Plaid Cymru agree pact

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Exeter, Totnes and North Cornwall are on the list Share Click to play Tap to play The video will start in 8 Cancel Play now Get the biggest Weekend Report stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights Thank you for subscribing See our privacy notice Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email Candidates from pro-European Union parties have entered a pact to give voters a single Remain choice in dozens of constituencies at the General Election. The Liberal Democrats, Plaid Cymru and the Greens will not run candidates against each other in 60 seats across England and Wa...

Lib Dems reveal they will not contest Exeter at general election in attempt to help Remain-supporting candidate win

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"We have put the country before party and before my personal ambition," Mr Deakin said. " I can confirm that the Liberal Democrats will not be contesting Exeter at the forthcoming general election. "As the Liberal Democrat candidate for Exeter I appreciate how difficult a decision this was for my local party, and I would like to thank them for their support at this difficult time as we were well advanced in our general election planning. "When asked whether I would be willing to stand aside, for this time only, to increase the chance of remain-supporting candidates in Devon and beyond defeating Brexit supporting candidates, there was no doubt in my mind that this is the right thing to do. "O...