Increasing homophobic brutality in Russia horrifying
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.
Real incomes down
Following news that wages fell behind inflation in February, Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has said that the government can no longer deny that British workers are in the grip of a growing Brexit incomes squeeze.
Environment Minister slams Surrey Tories Tip Tax
This weekend, environment Minister Andrea Leadsom criticised the charges that have been introduced at the recycling centres here in Surrey. Her comments will form part of the Governments litter strategy that was finally published this morning.
Tories mismanagement slammed by independent report
It has emerged that Conservative Run Surrey County Council supressed a damning assessment of the financial health of the Council conducted by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). The report cost the council £25,000 and was commissioned in December, but was only released to councillors on March 21st, six weeks after the budget decision.
David Lee to stand for Caterham Valley and Whyteleafe
Caterham Valley and Whyteleafe Liberal Democrats have unanimously selected Caterham Valley resident David Lee to stand in the upcoming County Council seat for the Caterham Valley and Whyteleafe Division. This seat is vacant as the sitting Tory is retiring.