Liberal Democrats propose Somerset Solutions to Somerset Problems

Liberal Democrats propose Somerset Solutions to Somerset Problems

The Liberal Democrats have launched their 2017 County Council Manifesto at County Hall today (Saturday 25 March). Cllr Jane Lock and the Liberal Democrat team were joined by Paddy Ashdown who helped unveil their policy proposals if elected to run the County Council this May. Cllr Jane Lock, Some...

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Betrayal of staff confirmed by Tories

Today the Tory Cabinet at Somerset County Council failed to take the opportunity to rethink its decision to transfer Learning Disabilities services to Dimensions UK Ltd.  

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The Tories flog another four County Farms before the election.

The Conservative run administration is attempting to flog off yet another 4 County Farms, from the dwindling County Farm Estate. This is being done to prop up the dire situation on their overspending Revenue budget and to help other capital projects. Sam Crabb. Shadow Cabinet spokesperson for Res...

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Somerset Tories sit by whilst County Council faces Bankruptcy

Somerset Tories sit by whilst County Council faces Bankruptcy

“The County Councils finances are in a dire situation.” The Conservative Cabinet running Somerset County Council have been discussing the possibility of declaring the Authority bankrupt. In the Revenue Outturn report the County Finance Director has informed the Cabinet that he may have to invoke ...

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Lib Dems join Somerset Sight in calling for Council to reconsider cuts

 Lib Dems join Somerset Sight in calling for Council to reconsider cuts

Leader of the Opposition on Somerset County Council Jane Lock is calling for the Tory administration to change their minds on the devastating £300000 cut to public transport. Jane said "the most harmful part of that decision means that carers can no longer travel along with those they support wi...

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THREE DOUBLE WHAMMIES FROM SOMERSET TORIES

THREE DOUBLE WHAMMIES FROM SOMERSET TORIES

Jane Lock, leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Somerset County Council said :- “The Conservatives who are reducing Somerset County Council to meltdown have imposed not one, not two, but THREE double whammies on the residents of Somerset in their budget.

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