Tandridge Tories overturn proposal to review Caterham Masterplan

P1010814 smAt Thursday’s heated Full Council meeting the Local Liberal Democrat group proposed that the Caterham Masterplan should be referred back to Planning Policy Committee due to the issues with the document that a substantial number of local residents had raised.

Cllr Alun Jones said, “All was asked for was this important plan to be looked at again to address the key issues before coming into force. The Conservative group refused to listen.”

Jeffrey Gray returns to fight for Whyteleafe

jeffrey grayThe Liberal Democrats are pleased to announce that Jeffrey Gray will be contesting the Whyteleafe seat in the upcoming Tandridge District Council elections.

The Story of 39 Lib Dem leaflets

Jeff and David smIt’s really nice of the Conservative candidate Sakina Bradbury to dedicate a whole leaflet to me. The Story of 39 Lib Dem leaflets! It’s sweet of her to point out all the hard work we do, the thousands of doors we knock on all year round and the loads of leaflets. Gosh is it really 39!
There are though a few factual errors she may wish to correct.

Rudd's desperate defence of police cuts "nonsense on stilts"

ed davey croppedResponding to Amber Rudd's statement on increases in violent crime, Liberal Democrat Home Affairs spokesperson Ed Davey said:

"It’s nonsense on stilts for the Home Secretary to argue lower police numbers don’t matter in the fight against serious crime and she knows it.

Caterham Masterplan: still missing carparks

P1010814 smCllr Alun Jones and Cllr Chris Botten have given the proposed Caterham Masterplan a "B-" at Tandridge Planning Policy committee, saying it "could do better" highlighting two gaping holes in the approach: fixing flooding and fixing parking.

Local resident Annette Evans said, "This plan has come a long way, but is still not going to deliver the full improvements to Caterham that we need."