Press releases from the LGA Lib Dem Group.
- Police Crime Commissioner costs reach £100 million as officer numbers slashed
- International Women's Day 2023: Liberal Democrats renew urgent calls for Lambeth Council to tackle period poverty
- Energy bills
- District councils can deliver: Comment by Cllr Bridget Smith, Deputy Leader, LGA Liberal Democrat Group
- Changes in voter ID requirements "damage democracy" warn council leaders
13 December 2022
- Councillor Joe Harris on the Autumn Statement
17 November 2022
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May 2023: Dentist Numbers: Sunak must correct the record
Ed Davey, leader of the Liberal Democrats has today (26 May 2023) called on Rishi Sunak to come to the House of Commons to correct the record about the falling number of NHS dentists.
June 2023: LGA Group Elections results
The LGA Lib Dem Group has elected their team for the 2023-2025 cycle.
Levelling-Up Bill: Lib Dems win key votes on rural and left-behind areas
The amendments, tabled to the Levelling-Up and Regeneration Bill, would require the Government to assess the geographical disparities in the UK, and
Stopping out of control dogs: September 2023
Cllr Steve Darling Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Torbay Council is writing to MP Suella Braverman regarding her plans to ban Bully XL dogs. This follows an attack on his guide dog Jennie by a young bully XL last month in which Jennie received a nasty injury to her neck and was treated by an out of hours veterinary practice.
Programme for the Party Conference
Saturday 23 September Turning around children's services Speakers: Cllrs Steve Darling, Cordelia Law and Cllr Tessa Munt. Chair: Cllr Lucy
Applications are now open for National and Regional Peers
National and Regional Peers work closely with the relevant LGA Group Leader, Group Office, Regional Peers and Principal Advisers to ensure effective management, deployment and development of the peer pool and of individual member peers.
Template press release: Lib Dems call for two month cancer treatment guarantee to support patients in [AREA]
Please see a template release on the Lib Dems’ new call for a legal right to start cancer treatment within 62 days of an urgent referral, as set out by Ed Davey in his conference speech this week.
Local Housing Allowance - urgent review
A letter from 27 leading Lib Dem councillors to the Secretary of State regarding some key concerns the council has in terms of the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rates and the rapidly increasing gap between these and the current private rental market.
December 2023: Conservatives failing spectacularly on EV charging points in Gloucestershire
At the current rate, county’s three-year target will take over 12 years to achieve.
December 2023: York’s Dental Health Crisis set to be scrutinised
An oral health report is set to come to a CYC Scrutiny committee next week. It follows some recent research by Healthwatch which showed vividly the huge problems brought by lack of dental care in the city.
LGA Lib Dems and ALDC are teaming up to bring you the 2024 presentation of our Council Group of the Year awards
After an astonishing year of Local Election and By-Election gains the Liberal Democrats are now in administration in over 70 principal councils. Of course we have many more brilliant opposition groups moving forwards and making a difference on their councils too.
LLocal Authority Collected Waste Statistics - Local Authority data, 2022-23, England
Final annual results for local authority collected waste generation and management for England.