Gloucestershire Lib Dems call on UK Government to spend more on the country’s broken roads

Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats are bringing forward a motion calling on the UK Government to spend more on the country’s road network.  The motion, to be debated at the Council meeting on 16 May, highlights the group’s concern that of £30 billion raised by vehicle tax and fuel duty each year, only £10 billion is reinvested in the UK’s roads.


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The County Council just spent £1.7 million on consultants and it’s gone up by a quarter


Liberal Democrat councillors have expressed their concern after it was revealed that Gloucestershire County Council's spending on consultants has increased by a quarter compared to the previous year.

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SUP-free GCC?

An albatross unwittingly feeding plastic to their young. A sea turtle hopelessly ensnared in floating debris. A whale calf poisoned by her own mother’s contaminated milk. The most celebrated and watched programme of 2017 was also the most sobering.


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Lib Dems back favoured Missing Link scheme

One of the two options for fixing the notorious A417 at the Air Balloon has today been backed by the County Council’s Liberal Democrats.


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Thumbs up to Missing Link consultation

Today a 6 week consultation started into 2 options to solve the A417 Missing Link at the Air Balloon.


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Lib Dems call for £5 million boost to highways, health and environment in Valentine’s Day budget

As the County Council sets its budget for the coming year this Wednesday 14 February, the main opposition group is bidding to target cash at roads and footways and to make mental health issues more of a priority. 


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Gloucestershire County Council criticised for slow progress in improving Children's Services

A letter from OFSTED published today summarises the findings of their latest monitoring visit to the Council’s children’s services on 16 and 17 January 2018. The visit was the second one since the local authority was judged inadequate in March 2017.


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Pothole hell

As the winter drags on, there's one thing you can't avoid on Gloucestershire's roads - potholes.


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Tories pledge to cut 10% from mental health budget


Liberal Democrat councillors have today responded to the publication of Gloucestershire County Council's proposed budget for the coming year. The Conservatives have run the Council for 13 years.

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Call for transparency over A417 plans

Liberal Democrats in Gloucestershire are calling for clarity on how local communities will be involved in the development of vital plans to solve the A417 ‘Missing Link’. 


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