Call for an End to Council Gagging

Calls for the removal of the maximum 30 minute rule for each political group to consider motions at full council have been proposed by the County’s Liberal Democrats.


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Gloucestershire Conservatives fail Troubled Families

National figures announced yesterday by the Coalition Government have bought welcome news on the large number of “Troubled Families” being turned around by councils across the country, but reveal an exceptionally poor performance by the Conservative minority controlled Gloucestershire County Council.


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Change of heart on Highways Investment Welcome says Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrat councillors concerns over the state of Gloucestershire’s road have resulted to a welcomed release of an additional £1m this financial year by the County Council.


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Trading Standards Service - Vital say Lib Dems

County councillors will debate the future of Gloucestershire’s Trading Standards service when they meet on the 4th of September. Liberal Democrat councillors have lodged a motion calling for the services to be protected, if possible, from further cuts.


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‘UBB Incinerator Contract Should Have Never Been Signed’ says Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrats across the county were delighted when in March this year Gloucestershire County Council’s Planning Committee refused planning permission for a waste-burning incinerator at Javelin Park.


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Freeze parking charges say Lib Dems

Liberal Democrats have called for a freeze in the cost of on-street car parking charges across Gloucestershire for the next four years and also requested that the annual cost of residents’ parking permits be cut by £30.


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Call for cash injection into roads

Liberal Democrats are calling for a big investment in Gloucestershire’s roads to sort out the potholes which have plagued the area.


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Liberal Democrat Statement on Surface Dressing

Statement made by Liberal Democrat County Leader Cllr. Colin Hay:

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Gloucestershire County Council will defend the decision to refuse planning permission for waste incinerator

Gloucestershire County Council will vigorously defend the decision to refuse planning permission for a massive waste incinerator at Javelin Park, Gloucester. This is the outcome of a debate led by Liberal Democrat Cllr. Jeremy Hilton (Kingsholm & Wotton) at the first meeting of the new county council earlier today.


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Bad News for Gloucestershire Badgers

The Government’s decision to abandon its planned expansion of badger culling has been welcomed by the Liberal Democrats in Gloucestershire, but its continuation of the pilot culls in both the county and in Somerset has been condemned.


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