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Why Stevenage Lib Dems didn’t support unfair constitutional change

Letter from Cllr Robin Parker CC to the Comet.

Cllr Robin Parker CC

Dear Sir

Your news story ‘Proportional representation? It’s not for us’ on page 7 of the Stevenage Comet for 16.10.2014 makes some factual errors and needs correcting. From the report, it is clear that your reporter at the meeting either . . . → Read More: Why Stevenage Lib Dems didn’t support unfair constitutional change

LIB DEMS ATTACK TORIES FOR SUGGESTING BUS CUTS WHEN SAVING ALREADY MADE

Hertfordshire Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Central Watford and Oxhey), has lambasted the ruling Conservatives at County Hall for proposing bus cuts when council papers just released now show the savings have already been made.

On 16th July the County Council put forward a public consultation saying that “the county council is committed . . . → Read More: LIB DEMS ATTACK TORIES FOR SUGGESTING BUS CUTS WHEN SAVING ALREADY MADE

Stevenage Liberal Democrats welcome £700,000 boost for County’s young children

Nurseries, childminders and other early years providers in Hertfordshire are set for a £700,000 cash injection to help around 2,500 three and four-year-olds from disadvantaged families.

Children from low income families have often fallen behind more well off classmates before they even start school.​

But from April 2015, the Early Years Pupil Premium – . . . → Read More: Stevenage Liberal Democrats welcome £700,000 boost for County’s young children

Hertfordshire’s Lib Dem leader challenges County Council to cancel bus cuts programme‏

Hertfordshire’s Lib Dem Leader challenges Conservatives to cancel bus cuts programme as just 30 residents out of 4,548 back the plans. Hertfordshire Liberal Democrat Leader, Cllr Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Central Watford and Oxhey), has challenged the Conservative run county council that is proposing bus cuts to 58 routes to cancel the plans after almost no . . . → Read More: Hertfordshire’s Lib Dem leader challenges County Council to cancel bus cuts programme‏

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