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Lib Dem Councillors have today tabled formal challenges to two decisions taken by the Conservative Cabinet last week to downgrade library services across Bath and North East Somerset.
The Liberal Democrat MP for Bath, Wera Hobhouse, has called out recent attacks by the Conservative government on the democratic system in a speech. The EU withdrawal bill and other legislation is threatening the role of parliament and betraying voters.
Bath MP Wera Hobhouse has acted to improve relations between Curo and some Foxhill residents over the plans to demolish and rebuild a large part of the estate.
The controversial proposal to merge the Council’s One Stop Shop and Library, and possibly move Bath Central Library, should be scrapped according to Lib Dem Councillors on B&NES Council.
The Liberal Democrat candidate for Bath, Wera Hobhouse, has challenged her Tory rival to promise to vote against his Party’s plan to take free school meals away from infant children. She says that the proposal, which is in the Conservative manifesto, shows the "nasty party is back, and hitting the poorest hardest.”
The Liberal Democrats in B&NES have seen a big surge in new members in just two weeks, with membership up 17% since the General Election was called. It comes as the Liberal Democrats reach their highest ever membership nationally, with more than 102,000 members.
Wera Hobhouse has been selected as the Liberal Democrat candidate for the City of Bath to fight the General Election taking place on June 8th.
Liberal Democrats have reacted angrily to news that ministers are today defending in the High Court their decision not to release a crucial clean air plan for the UK to tackle illegal levels of air pollution.
At least 40 young people in Bath will be affected by the Conservative government’s decision to strip 18-21 year olds of housing benefit, putting them at risk of homelessness. This shock figure emerged from research by the House of Commons library commissioned by the Liberal Democrats.
Liberal Democrat candidate Richard Samuel has been elected as the new Councillor for Walcot ward in Bath in yesterday's by-election (6 April).