Hammond's position on "overpaid" public sector totally unsustainable - Cable

Vince Cable MPCommenting on Philip Hammond's refusal to deny that he said public sector workers were "overpaid" Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Vince Cable said:

Lib Dems call for immediate action on fire safety in Surrey

ChrisLiberal Democrat county councillors have called for a thorough review of fire safety in Surrey following the Grenfell Tower tragedy in North Kensington. At least 80 people were killed in the blaze, with an unknown number of people still missing and unaccounted for. Surrey Fire & Rescue Service attended the incident to provide assistance to the London Fire Brigade, due to the sheer scale of the disaster.

Lib Dems: Southern Rail fine is an insult to millions of commuters

tom brake mp 14Responding to the news that the owners of the Southern rail have been fined £13.4m for poor performance, Liberal Democrat MP for Carshalton and Wallington Tom Brake said:

Boris Johnson admits there's no plan for no Brexit deal

borisBoris Johnson has admitted the government has no plan for no deal on Brexit, claiming that “there is no plan for no deal, because we are going to get a great deal."

Save our Tips

Conservative run Surrey County Council is to close the local recycling centre at Warlingham and restrict Caterham Hill site - all in a bid to save money.
County Cllr David Lee says, “Surrey is broke - it is desperately trying to save £100 million this year. But this plan is shortsighted. Closing Warlingham tip will push the 70,000 visits per year to the overcrowded site in Chaldon Road.”
Cllr Alun Jones says, “These proposals are a green light for fly-tipping. The Conservatives at County Hall are making it harder and harder for people to do the right thing and dispose of their waste responsibly.”
Surrey also want to increase charges and reduce opening hours.
The Recycling centres are paid for by Surrey County Council, but fly-tipping is cleared up by Tandridge District Council. David says, “This is another example of how the Tories running Surrey and the Tories running Tandridge are not communicating. Other councils across the South East manage to keep their recycling centres open and spend less per head on services. Surrey’s inefficient, top heavy management is costing residents their important services”

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