Steve Lambert and Aylesbury Liberal Democrats back new manifesto with NHS at the heart

10 Jun 2024
A square outline box with the words in bold For a Fair Deal

The Liberal Democrats have launched their General Election manifesto and outlined a plan to save health and care services. The manifesto offers a bold and fully costed £9bn plan to tackle the health and care crisis.

The bold plan to save the country’s health services includes:

  • Giving everyone the right to see a GP within seven days, or within 24 hours if they urgently need to, with 8,000 more GPs to deliver on it.
  • Guarantee access to an NHS dentist for everyone needing urgent and emergency care, ending DIY dentistry and ‘dental deserts’.
  • Boost cancer survival rates and introduce a guarantee for 100% of patients to start treatment for cancer within 62 days from urgent referral.

The Liberal Democrat manifesto also includes a plan to overhaul the water industry and tackle sewage pollution, a dedicated mental health professional in every primary and secondary school and a return to community policing including a new burglary response guaranteed to tackle unsolved crimes.

Steve Lambert the Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate for the Aylesbury Constituency, which has new boundaries, has been speaking to residents about the plans, he said: “Families and pensioners are telling me on the doorstep the problems they have had getting GP and Dentist appointments.

Some have been heartbreaking. People are fed up with being taken for granted by the Conservative Party.With a strong local councillor base across the new constituency where there are no labour councillors, the traditional conservative voting residents are saying that they have had enough and that they are voting Lib Dem this time.”

Steve said, “this fully costed manifesto covers both national international policies including an immediate bilateral ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza conflict and strengthening our relationship with the EU and locally, a new country park in the Chilterns.”

Steve added “Every vote for the Liberal Democrats at this election is a vote to elect a strong local champion who will fight every day for our NHS and care and the issues that really matter to our community.

People desperately want change, from fixing our health and care services to returning to proper community policing the Liberal Democrats have a plan to make our community a better place. The Liberal Democrats are fighting for local people and giving communities the change they want.”

The fully costed Manifesto can be found here
There are alternative formats available here:
Easy read version: For_a_Fair_Deal_-_Liberal_Democrat_Manifesto_2024_-_Easy_Read.pdf
Plain Text version:[…]air_Deal_-_Liberal_Democrat_Manifesto_2024_-_Plain_Text.txt
Clear Print version:[…]ir_Deal_-_Liberal_Democrat_Manifesto_2024_-_Clear_Print.pdf
Audio and Braille and BSL versions will be published shortly.

Steve with Nurse

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