Government is putting at risk Council’s Solar PV Projects

On the day that the Gloucestershire County Council decided to build five solar photovoltaic generation sites on county council owned land, the government decided to consider changing the Feed-in Tariff rules. If the government are to reduce the Feed-in rates it could make this innovative renewable energy project unviable.


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“Council cuts will bite us all” say Lib Dems

Gloucestershire County Council is facing a massive cut in its grant from Government next year.

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Air Balloon solution stalling

Last year the Department of Transport approved funding to Highways England for fixing the A417 ‘Missing Link’, as part of a £15 billion countrywide road improvement scheme, but it has now been confirmed that a solution will not be delivered before 2021.

Cllr Paul Hodgkinson at the Air Balloon Roundabout 

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“Let’s get devolution right for Gloucestershire” say Lib Dems

On the day Gloucestershire submits a more detailed bid for more devolved powers and responsibilities, which means greater local control and influence over resources and priorities.


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Lib Dem letter sent to Gloucestershire MPs to save the Human Rights Act

Leader of the Liberal Democrats, Cllr. Jeremy Hilton (LD: Kingsholm and Wotton) has today written to all six MPs in Gloucestershire asking for their assurance that they will not vote in favour of scrapping the Human Rights Act.

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TORY and UKIP Councillors Vote Together to Scrap Human Rights Act

At today’s full county council meeting the Liberal Democrats urged fellow councillors across political parties to continue supporting the very Act that safeguards the civil liberties of everyone in the UK.


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“Do not scrap our human rights” say Lib Dems

At Wednesday’s full county council meeting Liberal Democrats will urge fellow councillors across political parties to continue supporting the very Act that safeguards the civil liberties of everyone in the UK.


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All ears for better phone coverage in Gloucestershire

A call is being made to improve mobile phone coverage across the county. The issue will be discussed at a County Council meeting next Wednesday at Shire Hall.


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A Strong Liberal Democrat Group to Fight Back across Gloucestershire

A strong team of Liberal Democrat County Councillors who will work hard for the residents of the county and also keep a close eye on those decisions being made by a Conservative administration where there is no overall control has today been announced by re-elected Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Cllr. Jeremy Hilton (LD: Kingsholm & Wotton).

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Highways contractor Amey to be closely monitored or face penalties

The Liberal Democrat group on Gloucestershire County Council have today received cross-party support for a call to monitor more closely the county’s highways contract with Amey. The group also received backing to continue imposing financial penalties if performance targets are not consistently achieved in the upcoming 2015/2016 financial year.


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