Don Foster MP*

Local Issues Foster hits out at Government’s disgraceful tax credit record
Don has hit out at the government’s disgraceful tax credit record after the government published records showing they overpaid £400,000 of tax credits in three years to residents of Bath and wrongly paid out over £9 billion across the country.


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Brown must fix tax credits shambles before leaving Treasury
The Liberal Democrats today called on Gordon Brown to fix the ‘administrative shambles’ of the tax credits system before leaving the Treasury.

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Go green, not nuclear, urge Lib Dems
Ahead of the publication of the government’s energy white paper, the Liberal Democrats are urging the Government to reject nuclear power and adopt radical plans for increasing the use of renewables and reducing overall energy use.

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Government fails to listen on post offices
Liberal Democrats in Bath have hit out at the government’s failure to listen to the concerns of people in Bath over post office closures. The Government announced yesterday that they will continue with their plan to close at least 2,500 post offices across the country.

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Government must reform Tax Credits
Commenting on the release of the Public Accounts Committee report on Tax Credits, Don said:

“Today’s report is a terrible indictment of a tax credit system set up with the best of intentions but which is now burdened with the very worst administration.

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Don welcomes pensions success for carers
Don has welcomed a government decision to accept a Liberal Democrat amendment to the Pensions Bill, which is currently going through Parliament.

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