Author Archives: James Taylor

Dundee candidate welcomes Council Tax cutting plans

Dundee Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate Alison Burns has today welcomed plans by the Scottish Liberal Democrats to make the council tax fairer. The proposal is to exempt less well off pensioners from the council tax. A pensioner on an income … Continue reading

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Alison Burns selected as Lib Dem candidate for Dundee City West

Liberal Democrats in Dundee have formally adopted well known Dundee lawyer and jazz singer Alison Burns as their parliamentary candidate for the re-named “Dundee City West” parliamentary seat. Brought up in Downfield,  Alison became one of the first female apprentice … Continue reading

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Campaigning in the West End for Fairer Votes

Parliamentary candidates Alison Burns (Dundee City West) and Allan Petrie (Dundee City East) and Lib Dem Councillor Fraser Macpherson, met up with Alison McInnes, Liberal Democrat MSP for North East Scotland, in the West End to show their support for … Continue reading

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Campaigning in the West End

Thank you to everyone that came out and campaigned with us in Dundee’s West End over the weekend (especially for all those that were delivering in the rain on Saturday morning).  It was great to meet with so many local … Continue reading

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Lib Dems improve Scottish budget for students and colleges

Yesterday’s Scottish Budget is a major boost for students and colleges. It has delighted the National Union of Students. Who have said: “The Scottish Liberal Democrats have worked very hard for students on this issue” and “This is great news”. … Continue reading

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Burns encourages Dundee groups to participate in red tape review

Local campaigner and businesswoman Alison Burns is encouraging businesses and voluntary groups in Dundee to take part in a review which will recommend how best to cut red tape.. She was responding to a request from Mark Prisk MP, UK … Continue reading

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