Introducing Richard

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A Brighter Future for Pre-school Children

The Liberal Democrats have announced they would triple funding for disadvantaged children aged three and four attending nurseries and other childcare providers. The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) - introduced by Liberal Democrats in Government in 2015 - gives childcare providers up to £302 ex...

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Richard visits the Earth Trust

Ecological campaigner and Wantage constituency candidate Richard Benwell recently explored an archeological dig at the Earth Trust. The dig, which is uncovering fascinating artefacts and settlements, is being carried out ahead of the Earth Trust's Gateway project - a visitor hub to support their ...

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"We have to tackle child poverty"

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Wantage Greens back Richard Benwell

Wantage Greens back Richard Benwell

As part of the 'Unite to Remain' agreement struck between the Plaid Cymru, Green and Liberal Democrat parties, Wantage Green Party leaders and supporters have made clear that they will be voting for Richard Benwell on the 12th of December. Dr Benwell, a staunch campaigner and expert on environmen...

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Richard supports the Renewables Manifesto

Dr Richard Benwell, Liberal Democrat candidate in Wantage and Didcot today confirmed his support for RenewableUK's 'Renewables Manifesto'. "We must take decisive action to tackle our climate emergency," he said. "It's a global issue with local answers. Here in Wantage, we have some brilliant comp...

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About Richard and the Lib Dems in the Wantage Constituency

Richard is part of a growing local team for the Liberal Democrats in the Wantage Constituency. You can find out more information about Layla and the local Lib Dem team here.

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