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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Massive cut to mental health spending announced today


County council bosses at Shire Hall met this morning to agree a series of cuts to services.

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News Release: Alarm at rise in number of hate crimes in Gloucestershire

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS have today raised concerns over the rising number of recorded hate crimes in Gloucestershire and are asking what is being done to tackle them.

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Bid to lower voting age will finally be debated at Shire Hall

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS in Gloucestershire are putting the spotlight back on lowering the voting age to 16 after accusations of Tory filibustering were made which prevented the debate in September.

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Greens and Liberal Democrats Aim to Kick Start Electric Vehicle Revolution at Gloucestershire County Council

Working collaboratively, Greens and Liberal Democrats aim to kick-start a green transport revolution.

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“Cutting speed really does save lives”

Liberal Democrats are backing the county’s launch of the ‘Speed Down, Saves Lives’ campaign as part of Brake’s National Road Safety Week which starts on Monday.


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“It starts with me”

Councillors in Gloucestershire are backing a campaign to promote healthy living which starts this week.


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Ofsted monitoring letter reveals children still at risk

An Ofsted letter sent to Gloucestershire County Council on 18th October 2017 has today finally appeared in the public domain.

The letter summarises the findings of the recent monitoring visit to Gloucestershire’s Children's services.

This is the 1st monitoring visit since Gloucestershire County Council was inspected on 27th February to 23rd March 2017 and found to be inadequate in the Ofsted report published on 13th June 2017.


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Petition launched to stop the police cuts

Gloucestershire's Liberal Democrats have today started an online campaign calling for the Home Secretary to stop the cuts in the county’s police force and properly fund it.


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