Who’s responsible for Surrey County Council’s Financial Crisis

    SCC Davjd Hodge Conservative Run Surrey has be incompetent in managing its finances. They have invested in property outside the county and spent £400k on consultants.
teresa may Conservative government is cutting Council’s grants to shore up central finances.
17 Gyimah Teri Pengilley Conservative MP Sam Gyimah voted to cut Surrey’s grant by 24% -    causing this crisis

Labour MPs Back Brexit and Article 50

tim art 50Tonight Labour MPs backed the Conservatives in voting to trigger Article 50, the start of the formal process of Britain leaving the European Union.
They did so even though Theresa May has chosen to pursue a hard Brexit, which will mean ripping Britain out of the single market – something that no one voted for last June.
They did so without securing any guarantees that the government will be subject to proper scrutiny throughout the negotiation.
Tim Farron MP says, "I respect the outcome of the referendum, but I have not changed my view that Britain is best in Europe."

Secret Text Messages show Surrey Tories shambles

IMG 0659Surrey's shambolic and secretive Tories  has been accused  of agreeing a "sweetheart deal" with Tory Ministers to ensure the Conservative-controlled council dropped plans to raise council tax by up to 15% at today's PMQs. Text messages have been discovered between the Tory leader Hodge and the local government minister.

Tim Farron tweeted after seeing the texts "It might not be a sweetheart deal but it looks like a secret one. We have a social care crisis & every council now must have the same offer"

Lib Dems call on Surrey MPs to back cross-party care plan

norman lamb 2504879bLiberal Democrats in Surrey have written to the county's 11 Conservative Members of Parliament, asking them to back a cross party initiative on the future of social care and how to fund it.

Lib Dems condemn Tory budget cuts of £123 MILLION as Surrey residents are asked to pay more for less

Liberal Democrats in Surrey today claimed victory as the Conservatives cancelled their planned 15% tax rise in the face of overwhelming opposition from Liberal Democrat councillors and Surrey residents.