Finishing the Job and Finishing it Fairly A lot has happened since I spoke here last February. At that time, critics of the government’s economic strategy were still clamouring for a Plan B. Around the country you could feel a growing restlessness as people wondered when, if, things would get better. And, . . . → Read More: National News for Week Ending February 16, 2014
Liberal Democrats leading campaign to end FGM – Baker and Featherstone The Coalition Government has today announced a package of measures to combat this harmful practice nationally and internationally.
Measures include making it mandatory for all NHS acute hospitals to provide information on patients who have suffered or are at risk . . . → Read More: National News for Week Ending February 9, 2014
Hertfordshire County Council has approved a new Speed Management Strategy at the Highways Panel on Tuesday 4th February that will now allow for the easier implementation of 20mph limits and zones.
Liberal Democrat Group Leader and Highways spokesperson, Cllr Stephen Giles-Medhurst, (Central Watford and Oxhey) welcomed the decision that followed public consultation on the draft strategy: “Liberal Democrats in . . . → Read More: Lib Dems welcome county’s move to allow for 20mph zones and limits
Following pressure from Liberal Democrat Group Leader and Highways spokesperson, Cllr Stephen Giles-Medhurst, (Central Watford and Oxhey), Hertfordshire County Council has agreed that it needs to out in place a co-coordinated Cycleway Maintenance Strategy.
Cllr Stephen Giles-Medhurst, who took up cycling again last year after a 25 year break, has been pursuing Hertfordshire . . . → Read More: Hertfordshire Council agrees it needs a Cycleway Maintenance Strategy
Hertfordshire Conservatives are under fire for going back on a pledge made two years ago not to cut bus routes again after they proposed a further reduction in funding that will bring the total cuts to a total of £1.5m.
At the HCC Highways and Waste Panel the Conservatives voted through a budget cut . . . → Read More: Tories under fire for planning to cut bus routes, but refuse to say which are going!
UK could credibly scale back Trident – Nick Harvey MP In harmony with Lib Dem calls for the UK to step down the ‘nuclear ladder’, the report states that reducing the number of Vanguard submarines and ending Continuous At Sea Deterrence (CASD) is a credible and viable option.
Commenting, Liberal Democrat . . . → Read More: National News for Week Ending February 2, 2014