Chris Lofts

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Liberal Democrat Transport Spokesman Councillor Chris Lofts is calling for Northamptonshire County Council to do more for local young unemployed people. Cllr Lofts has tabled a motion at the meeting of Full Council on Thursday asking for the administration to look into extending the concessionary fares scheme to young unemployed people to help them get […]

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A Fairer Tax System

by Chris Lofts on 12 April, 2012

One of the reasons I joined the Liberal Democrats was their views on taxation. The tax system had gotten increasingly unfair under successive governments over the last few decades, sucking more and more people into paying Income Tax. That is why the Liberal Democrats did the right thing and made rebalancing the tax system a […]

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Lib Dems Raise Concerns over Welfare Reform Bill

by Chris Lofts on 1 June, 2011

Towcester Liberal Democrats have written to local MP Andrea Leadsom raising concerns over some elements of the Welfare Reform proposals. The current complicated web of benefits and allowances available to the most vulnerable people in society is being simplified, a move that is welcomed. There are concerns, however, that improvements could be made to the […]

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