Conservatives turning lights off on green economy

2009 1205nov20090044 smLatest Government figures have shown 19,000 green job losses thanks to the Tories trashing the Coalition’s green legacy, including by slashing subsidies for renewable energy.
LibDem East Surrey parliamentary spokesperson David Lee said: “The Coalition was the greenest government ever. We tripled the amount of electricity from renewable sources and set up the Green Investment Bank. On their own the Tories are taking us backwards”.

Parks and Car Parks threatened with Development by Tandridge Tories

Bulldozer smTandridge Council has put forward a number of parks, open spaces and car parks for development as part of its Local Plan process and to generate funds to help sustain its budget.

Local Plan Local Meeting

Cllr Chris Botten, Chairman Caterham on the Hill Parish Council writes:

ChrisCaterham on the Hill Parish Council will be holding a Public Meeting to discuss the Tandridge Local Plan. The meeting will take place at Hillcroft Primary School on Tuesday 6th December at 7.30pm.

Article 50 and May’s mishandling of democracy

HIGH-COURT-1The High Court ruled that the Prime Minister cannot give notice of intention to withdraw from the European Union (“activate Article 50”) without reference to Parliament.

Social media has exploded and the right wing press have gone mad with comment about this. A lot of it is inaccurate and gets wrong why the court had ruled as it has and what are the practical implications of the ruling, which will be appealed to the Supreme Court in December.

REVEALED: Surrey's Tory Tip Tax may be breaking the law

Alun Jones on BBC SurreyTory Tip Tax
Liberal Democrat County Councillors have expressed their surprise and anger after it was revealed that Surrey's unpopular "Tory Tip Tax", where residents are charged to use local Community Recycling Centres (CRCs), could be illegal.