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LIBERAL DEMOCRATS RAISE THE ISSUE OF HMOs IN STEVENAGE

At the recent full council meeting of Stevenage Borough Council (SBC), on 7.10.2015, the Liberal Democrat group tabled a question about the growing numbers of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO) in Stevenage. A HMO is generally where a group of people, usually not related, share a larger house.

The question stated:

Many residents are . . . → Read More: LIBERAL DEMOCRATS RAISE THE ISSUE OF HMOs IN STEVENAGE

Shock County Council admission of failure of its household waste policies

After all the self-promoting press releases from Herts County Council over many years, finally an admission of failure, over the queues and early closing of Household Waste sites (‘the tips’).

A report to yesterday’s Resources and Performance Cabinet panel states: ‘High levels of demand resulting in queuing at certain times and centres, . . . → Read More: Shock County Council admission of failure of its household waste policies

Conservative County Council recommends cutting all funds to family support charity

At yesterday’s Children’s Services Cabinet Pane, 40 angry and incredulous Homestart managers, Chairs, volunteers and clients heard the Conservative members of the Children’s Services Cabinet Panel support the complete cut of support to the 9 HomeStart Branches in the county, worth £395,000 per annum from September 2015 as recommended by officials. In so . . . → Read More: Conservative County Council recommends cutting all funds to family support charity

Hertfordshire Roads Set to Get Even Worse

Conservative-led Hertfordshire County Council have confirmed that the appalling state of our roads is set to get significantly worse.

The Finance meeting of June 10th were told that Herts Highways had overspent their budget last financial year by £1.16m (budget £14.9m, spend £16.1m), despite the continual decline in the state of our . . . → Read More: Hertfordshire Roads Set to Get Even Worse

LIBERAL DEMOCRATS OPPOSE LABOUR’S NEW MAYOR

At the Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 26 May, the three Liberal Democrats voted against Labour’s nomination for Mayor, Cllr Howard Burrell, and had their votes recorded in the minutes against. Speaking at the meeting, Liberal Democrat leader, Cllr. Robin Parker CC, explained that there were two basic reasons. He . . . → Read More: LIBERAL DEMOCRATS OPPOSE LABOUR’S NEW MAYOR

Tory bus cuts across Hertfordshire get go ahead despite huge opposition‏

Conservative run Herts County Council has decided to cut a further £1.47m from its bus budget. This will mean a dozen bus routes will cease to exist, others will only run up to 7.30pm, and just a few that serve hospitals will run on a Sunday (but again only up to 7.30pm).

The Conservatives . . . → Read More: Tory bus cuts across Hertfordshire get go ahead despite huge opposition‏