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Correct speed signs not a priority for Hertfordshire County Council

Councillor Robin Parker CC

The Highways Department of Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) have failed to act over some missing/incorrect speed restriction signs and some wrong direction signs (one of them hanging loose) in Chells – despite a list of them having been provided to HCC by local Liberal Democrat county and borough councillor, . . . → Read More: Correct speed signs not a priority for Hertfordshire County Council

173,915 people in Hertfordshire to get pensions rise thanks to Liberal Democrats

The basic state pensions will rise by at least £2.85 a week thanks to the Liberal Democrats triple lock. It means 173,915 pensioners in Hertfordshire will benefit from an increase in their pension.

This rise will bring the level of the state pension to at least £115.95 and will benefit millions of pensioners across . . . → Read More: 173,915 people in Hertfordshire to get pensions rise thanks to Liberal Democrats

Lib Dems will bring in safe standing for football fans

Stevenage Liberal Democrats have today warmly welcomed the announcement that a Liberal Democrat government would allow football clubs in the top divisions to introduce safe standing areas into their grounds.

Under manifesto plans announced today, football clubs would be allowed to work with their supporters to introduce standing areas.

Safe standing already operates . . . → Read More: Lib Dems will bring in safe standing for football fans

Stevenage Council Taxpayers ‘Short Changed’ By Feeble Scrutiny

Stevenage Borough Council’s feeble one party so-called ‘scrutiny arrangements’ were brought sharply into focus at a meeting of their Scrutiny and Overview Committee on 28.7.2014.

(1) Officials had failed for the third time running to present a report on unacceptable delays to their Customer Service Centre telephone response times, which had been agreed . . . → Read More: Stevenage Council Taxpayers ‘Short Changed’ By Feeble Scrutiny

The Tory County Council’s Bus Cuts – Letter from Cllr Robin Parker

Councillor Robin Parker CC

Letter from Cllr Robin Parker CC to the Comet

Dear Sir

Whilst myself, and the other 15 Liberal Democrat county councillors on Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) will of course take note of the responses to the current public consultation on possible bus service cuts, my initial view is to . . . → Read More: The Tory County Council’s Bus Cuts – Letter from Cllr Robin Parker

TORIES ACCUSED OF MISLEADING RESIDENTS OVER BUS CUTS AS NEW FIGURES SHOW OVER 800,000 BUS JOURNEYS COULD BE CUT!

Hertfordshire’s ruling Conservatives have been accused of misleading residents over plans to reduce bus services in the evenings and at weekends.

Liberal Democrat Group Leader, and Highways Spokesperson, County Councillor Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Central Watford and Oxhey) has found out that instead of the 200,000 passenger journeys being cut due to the Tories suggested cuts . . . → Read More: TORIES ACCUSED OF MISLEADING RESIDENTS OVER BUS CUTS AS NEW FIGURES SHOW OVER 800,000 BUS JOURNEYS COULD BE CUT!