• Article: Jun 22, 2020

    Statement from Guildford Borough Council Liberal Democrats:

    "We're aware that there has been significant concern by Ash residents over the potential stopping of the Blackwater Valley hotspots project which was due to be discussed at the Guildford Borough Council Executive meeting on Tuesday 23rd June. We'd also like to thank the residents who have contacted us about this issue.

  • Paul Kennedy with Lib Dem stake board
    Article: Jun 15, 2020

    An investigation by the Lib Dems has uncovered that 36,284 crimes were closed by Surrey Police last year without a suspect being identified.

    Data from the Home Office reveals that Police in England and Wales abandoned 2.2 million crimes in 2019, including more than 300,000 burglaries in 2019 - with a third of forces closing more than 80% of cases before they were solved.

  • Article: Jun 5, 2020

    Today Zöe Franklin sent this letter to the Conservative MPs who represent Guildford Borough and Cranleigh & our Villages. It is co-signed by all of the Liberal Democrat councillors on Guildford Borough Council.

    5th June 2020

    Dear Ms Richardson and Messrs Gove, Lord, Beresford

    SILENCE IS NOT AN OPTION

  • Child at computer (Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash)
    Article: May 30, 2020

    Over the past few weeks, there has been much discussion on whether certain year groups should return to school on 1st June. During that time I have organised a survey to better understand local people's views on the issue, and alongside our councillors have been following up the questions raised on the issue by you.

  • Angela Richardson tweets re coronavirus and Dominic Cummings
    Article: May 23, 2020

    On Friday it was revealed that Dominic Cummings, the Prime Minister's chief advisor, broke the lockdown rules by driving 260 miles to County Durham with his family whilst sick with coronavirus in order to have his elderly parents help with childcare. Understandably this has angered and upset so many families and individuals who have diligently remained at home throughout the coronavirus outbreak in order to keep them and their families safe, and prevent the spread of the coronavirus. An illness which has resulted in thousands of people dying alone, families being unable to be with loved ones as they have died, or meant that people have been unable to be there to look after seriously ill relatives.

  • Article: May 5, 2020

    Guildford Liberal Democrats are pleased to announce a new co-operative approach to running Guildford Borough Council.

    The news was announced by Liberal Democrat Leader of the Council, Cllr Caroline Reeves, at tonight's meeting of the Full Council. The eight-person Executive is now divided equally between the Liberal Democrats and Residents for Guildford and Villages (R4GV).

  • LibDems at County Hall
    Article: May 5, 2020

    Following a request from the Lib Dems, Surrey County Council will start a phased reopening of its Community Recycling Centres on 11th May.

    With fly tipping increasingly becoming an issue across Surrey, last month Lib Dem Councillors asked the Council to reopen local tips. This was supported by latest Government advice which said that Household Waste Recycling Centres can be open provided appropriate social distancing measures are in place.

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