“Our valuable blue light services should work together more closely” say Lib Dems

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS will call on the county’s three blue light services to develop new joint working projects at the last council meeting of the year in December. 

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News Release: Lib Dems welcome highways shake-up

The Liberal Democrats have welcomed the approach of moving away from using a single highways provider.   

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“Highway satisfaction levels aren’t great and yes there’s definitely a lot more to do”

That’s the message from the county Liberal Democrats following the publication of the annual highways satisfaction survey. In response to Gloucestershire County Council’s press release that says “satisfaction levels are up, but there’s more to do.”  

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Call for review to make sure carers are paid minimum wage

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS are calling for a review of the employment practices of care providers used by the County Council after concerns that many care staff are being paid less than the national minimum wage.

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Bid to lower voting age will be debated by councillors

Liberal Democrats in Gloucestershire are putting the spotlight on lowering the voting age to 16.

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Free parking permits for low-emission vehicles hit 100

MORE than 100 free parking permits have been issued for low-emission vehicles across Gloucestershire as county Lib Dems continue a drive to improve air quality.

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Call to review council’s culture and management in wake of Ofsted report

Liberal Democrats are urging county council bosses to hold an independent review into the workings of the organisation in light of the recent damning Ofsted report.

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Call for certainty over school funding in Gloucestershire

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS have called for the county’s new Children & Young People’s boss to seek 100% certainty over how much cash schools will be getting in the next year.

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Shut down of debate on future of Gloucestershire's NHS 'extremely reckless'

Councillors at Gloucestershire County Council have hit out after a recent debate on the future of the County's NHS services was cut off after just 45 minutes at the last Health and Care Scrutiny Committee.

 

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Call for special meeting over “shocking” Ofsted report

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS have written to the Chair of Gloucestershire County Council requesting that an extraordinary meeting be held after a damning Ofsted report was published today rating the county’s children’s services as ‘inadequate’.  

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