Chris Lucas

Liberal Democrat Campaigner, living and working in Weston Ward in the beautiful city of Bath. Learn more

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Team Lucas!

by chrislucas on 17 April, 2014

I’m finally home, fed and watered after what has been a totally exhilarating day! It feels like a lifetime ago that Don Foster announced he was standing down at the next election, so it’s almost seems surreal that the campaign to find his successor has finally begun in earnest. I’m so immensely grateful to my amazing family and friends who […]

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Lib Dems to Create 100,000 Apprenticeships

by chrislucas on 24 March, 2014

Another Lib Dem win in last week’s budget was a huge boost to apprenticeships, with at least 100,000 new apprentices being created over the next two years. £85m has been allocated for both 2014-15 and 2015-16 to extend the Apprenticeship Grants for Employers scheme, giving businesses incentive payments to take on apprentices and £20m to support apprenticeships up […]

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Pre-election Reflection

by chrislucas on 22 April, 2012

On May 3rd 2012, in very many cities, towns and villages, there will be a number of elections up and down the land. Over the next few weeks, candidates representing themselves, different groups or political parties will either knock on your door or push a leaflet through asking you for your support (if they have […]

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Did Someone Say Referendum…?

by chrislucas on 25 February, 2011

Sometimes those of us involved in local or national politics forget that for most ‘normal’ folk, politics isn’t their waking thought! So I shouldn’t have been shocked (as I was the other day) when I asked a friend of mine what she thought about the referendum coming up in May and her response was: “what […]

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