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Elmbridge Liberal Democrats launch their Vision for Elmbridge

It’s time to care Elmbridge Liberal Democrats are today launching our vision for Elmbridge to help strengthen our community, stand up for local people and protect local services. As we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, Liberal Democrats have been spearheading a caring recovery for the UK by putting communities first.  Local champions A vote for […]

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Surrey government

Petition: Turn Surrey’s street lights back on

We all deserve to be safe on our streets. We are calling on Surrey County Council to scrap their policy of turning street lights off at night in order to save money.

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Surrey government

Lib Dems proposal forces Council to spend more on highway improvements

Lib Dems at Surrey County Council set out its proposal for a £26m (over 5 years) Road Safety Fund last week. Led by Group Leader Chris Botten, Lib Dem councillors had put together the alternative budget plan in response to the growing number of requests from the public to their Local or Joint Committees, for […]

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Surrey government

Lib Dems call for road safety to be a budget priority

The Lib Dems on Surrey County Council are proposing an amendment to the Council’s budget to invest in tackling road safety problems across the county. Recognising that there is huge frustration in communities about the difficulties in getting road safety schemes funded in a timely manner, the Lib Dems are proposing a Road Safety Fund […]

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Surrey government

A fresh start for Surrey

A new team… Energetic candidates who have competency and decency. People who have made a commitment to our community and are compassionate and caring. A fresh team with new ideas that will benefit you. To tackle… Unsupported local businesses and underfunded schools. Care homes in crisis and the green belt under threat. Failing County Council […]

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Education Surrey government

Chaos in Education: Surrey County Council is letting schools down

With the latest decision by Surrey to reopen primary schools tomorrow morning, Conservative-run Surrey County Council is failing its schools.  At a moment of crisis, with rates of coronavirus infections rocketing in all parts of the County and neighbouring London primaries closed, there is an urgent need for strong leadership to protect teachers and pupils.  […]

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Elmbridge government Surrey government

Lib Dems’ Autumn ’20 Focus

Our latest Focus has been delivered by our volunteers over the last few weeks across Elmbridge providing news about what’s happening in Elmbridge and Surrey. You can read extended versions of the articles on our website or you can download a PDF of our printed version here. The Lib Dem Focus is our way of […]

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Surrey government

Extend Free School Meals in Surrey

This week the Government voted against extending Free School Meals in the upcoming school holidays. Conservative councils across the country are rightly turning against the Prime Minister and finding ways to provide meals where the Government has chosen not to. We’re petitioning Conservative-run Surrey Council to follow the lead of other councils and act now […]

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Safety Surrey government

Surrey’s damaging cuts to young and old continue

When the Tory administration’s cuts to services continue relentlessly year after year, we have to say stop in no uncertain terms. The latest budget proposals for 2020/21 are the case in point. While we understand that balancing the books is challenging, we believe that Surrey’s residents will not tolerate the following Tory proposed cuts:  £4.6m […]

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Surrey government

Government U-turn leaves Surrey Tory leader embarrassed over waste of taxpayers’ money

Tory County Council Leader Tim Oliver, Weybridge Division, has been forced to delay contraversial plans for a single Unitary Authority in Surrey to replace the existing 11 districts and boroughs by next May. Following a Government announcement on changes to the forthcoming Devolution whitepaper, Tim Oliver emailed colleagues that it “effectively kills our bid”. Residents […]

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