In the next five years, Britain needs Liberal voices standing up for our place in Europe, for our civil liberties, for human rights and for an open, tolerant and united Britain.
Commenting on reports that Chechnya has opened concentration camps for gay men, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary spokesman for East Surrey Cllr David Lee said:
“These reports from Chechnya are truly horrifying, and represent an extreme manifestation of increasing homophobic brutality and intolerance in Putin’s Russia.
Last night was the budget setting meeting at Tandridge District Council where it was agreed to increase tax for a band D home by 2.52% or £5, however the meeting was shaken by Conservative Leader Martin Fishers announcement that the council would be supporting the development of a Garden Village in the District.
Plans to change business rates that will be an added burden on our small businesses while going easy on off-shore multi-national internet giants have been slammed by the Liberal Democrats.
Official figures show that in East Surrey area will see business rates rise by up to 2.9% on average, with some gaining, but with big losers having huge increases in their business rates.