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Amos slams A&E waiting times

More than 130 patients waited over 24 hours at A&E before being admitted to hospital at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust last year, Liberal Democrat Freedom of Information (FOI) requests have revealed.

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Public meeting in Wellington - report

Access to GPs, new housing developments and details about the new Wellington station were the big issues which came up at a public meeting in the town on Tuesday evening.

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Shock figures on burglary response times

Police in Avon and Somerset are taking an average of five hours 21 minutes to respond to burglary calls, damning new figures uncovered by the Liberal Democrats have revealed.

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Outrage over Tone sewage spill

New figures released by the Environment Agency have shown that Wessex Water, which covers most of Taunton and Wellington, discharged sewage into waterways for a staggering 372,341 hours last year.

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Jeremy Browne visit

Jeremy Browne – the former Liberal Democrat MP for Taunton Deane – was back in his old constituency at the weekend.

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Ex-MP to visit as Amos calls for General Election

Jeremy Browne, the former Liberal Democrat MP for Taunton Deane, will be back on his old stomping ground this weekend.

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Gideon Amos slams pensions stealth tax

More than 18,500 pensioners in the Taunton and Wellington area are set to be hit by a £1,000 stealth tax following the Budget, new analysis by the Liberal Democrats has revealed.

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Budget a ‘desperate deception’ as families in Taunton and Wellington face soaring bills

The Liberal Democrat Parliamentary candidate for Taunton and Wellington has labelled the Chancellor’s budget announcement today a “desperate deception”, with income tax bills still set to rise for…

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Shock rise in GP waiting times

Somerset saw a 49% rise in four-week waits for GP appointments last year compared with 2022, House of Commons Library research commissioned by the Liberal Democrats has revealed.

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Somerset Liberal Democrats celebrate gigafactory news

Local Liberal Democrats are celebrating the news that thousands of jobs are set to be created in Somerset by a £4bn project announced today (Wednesday).

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