Gloucestershire Deserves Better

Ahead of the County Council elections on 6 May, the Liberal Democrats have released their roadmap to getting Gloucestershire back on its feet after the Covid-19 pandemic and 16 years of Conservative withdrawal from the community.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE DESERVES AN ANSWER TO THE ADULT SOCIAL CARE FUNDING CRISIS

Councillor Iain Dobie is calling on this council to write to the Government demanding a resolution to the adult social care funding crisis that has remained unresolved for more than half a decade.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE DESERVES A LOCAL INQUIRY INTO HANDLING OF COVID-19

Councillor Colin Hay is calling for a local inquiry into the County Council’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has seen more than 1,000 residents lose their lives, including over 400 in our county’s care homes.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE DESERVES A RETURN OF CIVIC PRIDE

Councillor Hodgkinson calls for a root and branch review into why Gloucestershire’s roads have lost their civic pride. 

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GLOS LIB DEMS SECURE SCHOOL STREET SCHEMES IN EVERY DISTRICT

With all children in all schools returning today, the county’s very first school street scheme continues to protect pupils at Warden Hill School.

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CONSERVATIVES HIKE PARKING CHARGES ACROSS GLOUCESTERSHIRE

County Council Conservatives have increased parking charges across Gloucestershire, meanwhile the Liberal Democrats successfully cancelled all residential parking permit increases proposed in Tory budget.

A double spread listing all the parking price increases!

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COUNCIL FALLS FURTHER BEHIND ON PROMISE TO PLANT 35 MILLION TREES

At last week’s Full Council, the Cabinet Member responsible for Climate Change admitted that they have yet to oversee a single tree being planted, meaning they are now running more than 1.3 million trees behind schedule.

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£1.3M OF BUDGET AMENDMENTS SECURED, INCLUDING £800K TO KEEP PEOPLE SAFE

The Liberal Democrats have successfully negotiated a total of £1.3 million of budget amends, including £800,000 for measures that will help to keep people safe. 

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TASK GROUP FORMED TO HOLD POLLUTERS TO ACCOUNT

Liberal Democrats establish County Council Task Group to scrutinise polluters and hold water companies to account for polluting Gloucestershire’s rivers and endangering public safety.

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LEAKED DfT REPORT SLAMS CYCLING AND WALKING PROPOSALS

Under scrutiny from County Councillor Iain Dobie and Cheltenham Borough Councillor, Max Wilkinson, Gloucestershire County Council has, for the first time, shared the damning feedback on their Active Travel bid from the Department of Transport. 


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