Cuts, cuts and more cuts

Today Gloucestershire County Council’s Conservative bosses announced their spending plans for the coming year.


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Council rakes in millions from parking

Nearly £10 million profit has been produced from council parking operations over the last five years in Gloucestershire.  


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Massive cuts hit adults with learning disabilities

Since 2015, over £4million has been cut from the County Council’s budgets for adults with learning disabilities.


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Massive cut to mental health spending slammed as ‘cruel’

Yesterday at Shire Hall Gloucestershire Conservatives announced their spending plans for 2017.

And in a controversial move they announced that they will be cutting the public mental health budget by a massive 30%.


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Gloucestershire’s LEP should not make decisions behind closed doors

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS are calling for the Local Enterprise Partnership for Gloucestershire to hold its board meetings in public.


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Shock over lack of commitment for M5 Junction 10 upgrade

Liberal Democrats have at a Highways England Presentation yesterday expressed bitter disappointment that no assurances have been given to improve Junction 10 of the M5 near Cheltenham.


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Anger over nationality check on children

Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats  have condemned the Government for asking schools to collect information from parents on the nationality of their children. 



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Cash strapped council splashing out on new telephones

Lib Dems in Gloucestershire have today challenged the Conservatives over costs to upgrade county council’s phone system.


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Tories fail to lobby for extra highways money

Lib Dems in Gloucestershire have reacted with dismay to the news that Tory highways chiefs have not asked the government even once for more cash to fix the county's roads.

Tory transport minister Lord Ahmed admitted to the lack of action in a response to a parliamentary question tabled by Lib Dem peer Lord Jones of Cheltenham.


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Full support given to increase county's recycling rates

Liberal Democrat calls for improvements to Gloucestershire's recycling rates has today received unanimous support.


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