Give councillors a say on highways contract extension, urge Lib Dems

MPs are seemingly getting more of a say on Brexit than local councillors on highways matters, say Hertfordshire Lib Dems, after their motion to allow for councillor-led scrutiny of the highways contract was quashed by the Conservatives at full council earlier this week.

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Good governance must be at the heart of any new libraries structure, say Liberal Democrat County Councillors

Hertfordshire Liberal Democrats have secured an agreement that Herts County Council must consider how the libraries service is overseen as part of a proposed investigation of alternative ways of delivering library services across the County. 
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Liberal Democrats slam heartless Herts Valleys CCG as it pulls the plug on Nascot Lawn

Yesterday the Herts Valleys CCG made the appalling announcement that they had confirmed their previous decision to withdraw their £600,000 annual support for Nascot Lawn children’s respite care home.

 

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Lib Dems secure review of Cuffley Camp closure decision

Liberal Democrat County Councillors are seeking to overturn a decision by the Conservative County Council to close the Cuffley Camp Outdoor Centre, securing a review of the decision by the Council’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee in the next two weeks.

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Police Tsar spends your taxes on more admin staff rather than police officers

Liberal Democrat County Councillors were astounded when they were told today (8th November) that the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire, David Lloyd, intends to employ an additional 10 administrative staff instead of funding more police posts.

 

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Liberal Democrats slam lack of consultation over proposed ‘Garden Village’ near London Colney

 

The St Albans Liberal Democrats have slammed the lack of local consultation over a Hertsmere Borough Council proposal to build a potential 4000-8000 extra homes on the edge of London Colney village. Conservative run Hertsmere Borough Council had carried out a consultation last week with Shenley residents, but failed to inform either St Albans District Council or residents in London Colney of the plans.

  

 

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Liberal Democrats to fight for "pubs cap" on business rates

St Albans Liberal Democrats Parliamentary Candidate Daisy Cooper has won the support of her party to adopt a "pubs cap" to limit the increase of business rates rises on pubs, restaurants and cafes to a maximum of 12.5%. 

 

 

 

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Liberal Democrats kick start summer campaigning with Daisy's 1000 Door Challenge

Daisy Cooper and the St Albans Liberal Democrat team have ​​knocked on 1000 ​doors this weekend as part of their ‘1000 Door Challenge’. ​Known for their community campaigning, ​the Liberal Democrats ​are looking to build on the success of ​the recent ​local and general ​election result​s. 

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Liberal Democrats slam Nascot Lawn closure

At yesterdays meeting of Hertfordshire County Council parents from the NHS Nascot Lawn Respite Care home presented a petition with over 14,100 signatures seeking the commitment of the Country Council to do all in its power to ensure the continuing support and care even though the Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group had announced withdrawing the £600k funding from October 31st which will force the centre to close.

 

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Cross-Party National Campaign 'More United' Supports Daisy to Win

Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate Daisy Cooper has received the backing of cross-party group "More United" as the best candidate to become the next MP for St Albans.

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