alunLib Dem Councillor Alun Jones said, “Tandridge is working with other agencies, however, progress is slow.” Local Lib Dems Proposed an amendment successfully because flooding falls through the cracks of the committee system, and a review at a local level must happen.

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At last nights Strategy and Resources meeting the labelling of councillors as being part of political group who don’t want to be called a group. 
Some independent councillors in the South of the District do not want the public to know that they have joined a political group at Tandridge council. Political groups enable councillors to secure positions on committees. 

Councillors LtoR Celia Caulcott Dorinda Cooper Kerry Mansfield 1Open letter from Tandridge Lib Dems to the other parties setting out their programme for the coming Civic Year after the election led to no overall control

Dear Fellow Tandridge Residents

After last Thursday’s local elections, the Liberal Democrat group is pleased to welcome its new councillors and as a group is the largest it has been in more than a decade.
As the third largest party on Tandridge District Council, the Liberal Democrat Group of eleven councillors cannot run the Council, but we set out the grounds on which we will support other groups.
Recognising that residents have the right to expect a well run council, where groups co-operate in the community’s interests, the Lib Dems will not form any kind of coalition, but will support other parties if their programme ensures:
1. INFRASTRUCTURE - The Council must prioritise the delivery of much needed infrastructure to support the growing number of housing developments, and repair the deficit now
2. HOUSING - The Council must make an affordable housing/Council house building programme an urgent priority
3. BUSINESS - The Council must support smart business development and a robust business investment programme
4. GREEN PROTECTION - The Council develops a more explicit and detailed green agenda with environmental protection

These are the conditions for our support - this is what our District needs now and for the future.

For and on behalf of the Tandridge Liberal Democrat Group
Cllr Chris Botten, Group Leader