Jeffrey Gray returns to fight for Whyteleafe
The 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
It’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"
Responding 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
Cllr 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."
Liberal Democrats call more litter collection rather than press releases
At a heated full council meeting at the Tandridge Council offices last night, the Liberal Democrat group abstained on the vote for the 2018 proposed budget where it was agreed to increase the Council Tax by 2.99%. The Liberal Democrats agreed with the level of spending and council tax increase given the extremely difficult financial circumstances confronting the Council but disagreed with some of the ways in which the Tories propose to spend the money available.