Liberal Democrat County Group’s Annual General Meeting held on Friday 9th May 2014

The Chair of the Annual General Meeting, Cllr. Paul Hodgkinson (LD: Bourton-on-the-Water & Northleach) has today announced a change in the Liberal Democrat Leadership Team at Shire Hall:

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Call for Council to be Clear on Fracking

Liberal Democrat members on the Environment & Communities Scrutiny Committee have requested for the new Minerals Local Plan to include a comprehensible policy on fracking.

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New figures show Gloucestershire hasn’t got on its bike

Figures just released show the Cotswolds is right at the bottom of the pile when it comes to cycling.

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‘Current School Funding System deemed as Unfair’ say Liberal Democrats

In the spending review last summer, the government announced that it would consult on how to allocate schools funding in a fairer way. The aim of the extra cash is to address funding disparities at a national level.

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The Monitoring and Evaluating of FGM Data Could Help in Raising Public Awareness and Securing Prosecutions

A Lib Dem/Green motion will at full council next Wednesday request for the Council’s Health Committee to monitor and evaluate the data collected by the county’s acute hospitals of injuries suffered as a consequence of the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM).

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“Utilising the SkillZone Facility is about Investing in the Safety of our Children” say Lib Dems

A Liberal Democrat proposal costing £35K to give all Year 5 children at Gloucestershire’s primary schools the opportunity to attend a session at the SkillZone in 2014/2005 was given the green light at last week’s budget setting council meeting.

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‘An extra £1million for Highways is needed’ say Lib Dems

Liberal Democrats on Gloucestershire County Council will at full council on Wednesday propose an additional £1million to be spent on repairing the county’s roads as part of their 2014/2015 budget proposals.

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Package of 2014/2015 Budget Proposals Announced by the Liberal Democrats

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The Liberal Democrats on Gloucestershire County Council have today issued their own package of budget proposals and the reasons for such investments. The package, which consists of a number of proposals will be presented by the Liberal Democrats at full council on Wednesday at Shire Hall.

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County Liberal Democrats Call for £1m Investment to Tackle Self-Harm in Children and Young People

The Liberal Democrats on Gloucestershire County Council are calling for an additional £1m investment to reduce the rising numbers of Gloucestershire children and young people who are deliberately hurting themselves (self-harming).

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Gloucester Fire & Rescue Service should remain a county fire brigade

After months of speculation, councillors agreed unanimously that Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service should remain a county brigade under the democratic control of Gloucestershire County Council. There has been a move in some quarters to merge it with a neighbouring fire service.

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