Promoting more apprenticeships given the thumbs up

A Liberal Democrat recommendation to create an all-party ‘Apprenticeship Task Group’ was unanimously supported at yesterday’s full council meeting at Shire Hall.


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Councillor calls for County Council to promote more apprenticeships

On the back of a record number of apprenticeships across Gloucestershire, the County Council is being urged to go one step further.


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‘Improving Ambulance Response Times for Life-Threatening Situations is Urgent’ say Liberal Democrats

A Liberal Democrat motion submitted to full council for debate at Shire Hall next week will call for urgent improvements to ambulance response times to happen within the next three months.


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Liberal Democrat County Group’s Annual General Meeting held on Friday 9th May 2014

The Chair of the Annual General Meeting, Cllr. Paul Hodgkinson (LD: Bourton-on-the-Water & Northleach) has today announced a change in the Liberal Democrat Leadership Team at Shire Hall:

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Call for Council to be Clear on Fracking

Liberal Democrat members on the Environment & Communities Scrutiny Committee have requested for the new Minerals Local Plan to include a comprehensible policy on fracking.


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New figures show Gloucestershire hasn’t got on its bike

Figures just released show the Cotswolds is right at the bottom of the pile when it comes to cycling.


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‘Current School Funding System deemed as Unfair’ say Liberal Democrats

In the spending review last summer, the government announced that it would consult on how to allocate schools funding in a fairer way. The aim of the extra cash is to address funding disparities at a national level.


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The Monitoring and Evaluating of FGM Data Could Help in Raising Public Awareness and Securing Prosecutions

A Lib Dem/Green motion will at full council next Wednesday request for the Council’s Health Committee to monitor and evaluate the data collected by the county’s acute hospitals of injuries suffered as a consequence of the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM).


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“Utilising the SkillZone Facility is about Investing in the Safety of our Children” say Lib Dems

A Liberal Democrat proposal costing £35K to give all Year 5 children at Gloucestershire’s primary schools the opportunity to attend a session at the SkillZone in 2014/2005 was given the green light at last week’s budget setting council meeting.


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‘An extra £1million for Highways is needed’ say Lib Dems

Liberal Democrats on Gloucestershire County Council will at full council on Wednesday propose an additional £1million to be spent on repairing the county’s roads as part of their 2014/2015 budget proposals.


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