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Lancaster and Fleetwood Conservatives

Lancaster and Fleetwood is a constituency created for the 2010 General Election and is represented by the Conservative Member of Parliament Eric Ollerenshaw.  

Cat Smith MP hits back at "inappropriate" election expenses claims, David Morris also facing investigation

25/5/16: 25.05.16 Lancaster and Morecambe MP Cat Smith. Photo: Gus Campbell Photography/The Labour Party Lancaster and Fleetwood MP Cat Smith has hit back at claims raised on a political blog that she filed improper expenses for last year's General Election campaign.

Candidates line up for 5th May

19/4/11: (Updated 8/5/11): Here's a list of the candidates for the Lancaster City Council elections taking place on 5th May 2011. This list is sourced from a PDF on the Council web site: post election, addresses have been removed. Since the last boundary changes in 2003, 60 councillors have been elected from 28 wards.

Local Labour joins national protest against VAT rise

11/8/10: The local Labour Party is campaigning against the proposed rise in VAT, which rises to a 20% rate in January. Labour Party members manned a stall outside Morecambe's Arndale Centre last Saturday, and many shoppers signed a petition against the coalition Government's plans to increase VAT, which the party says will hit lowest-paid earners and pensioners the hardest.

Straw Poll on fate of Lancaster Market

1/3/10: virtual-lancaster has asked every City Councillor with a valid email address if they support the closure of Lancaster Market. The responses are being published as a GoogleDoc here. If you have already know how your local councillor has said they will vote in the Full Council meeting on Wednesday, please let us know via - thanks!