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Conservative proposals to build a Park and Ride site on Bathampton Meadows, East of Bath, have been met with fervent opposition by B&NES residents and politicians. The shambolic and rushed consultation process, which only included three sites, has also been roundly condemned. Now the Conservative administration on B&NES Council is finally showing signs of listening to public opinion.
The Liberal Democrats have become the first major political party to back a campaign to reduce the Value Added Tax on Britain's Tourism Industry. The move came when the party voted to back the campaign at their Autumn Conference in Bournemouth on Sunday (20th September).
Local Liberal Democrats and residents are dismayed that Conservative-run B&NES Council refuses to consult on a popular alternative site for the much needed East of Bath Park & Ride.
Local Liberal Democrats will take the fight to save the Human Rights Act to Bath's Guildhall tomorrow night (16 July 2015), with a motion to Council designed to highlight the importance of the Act to local residents.
The new Conservative administration of B&NES has been accused of complacency following the recently-announced cut to government funding for gull research.
Liberal Democrats from Bath and from across the UK have been paying tribute to David Bellotti, who died on 10 June 2015.
In-year cuts to public health spending are a threat to B&NES residents’ health, according to local Liberal Democrats. The Government has announced a £200m cut to public health spending by Councils.
George Osborne's recently announced cuts are set to reach £3billion - and Bath is one of the places set to take the biggest hit.
The Liberal Democrats are mounting a fight back in Bath and North East Somerset, with a surge in new members following the elections last month.