Only 168 families in West Berkshire helped by Conservatives' failed green plan to insulate homes

Green Homes Campaign

Only around 168 families in West Berkshire have been supported to better insulate their homes under the government’s flagship Green Homes Grant scheme, new figures have revealed.

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Laura Farris breaks promise to people of Newbury over unfair tax hike


Newbury Liberal Democrats have slammed local Conservative MP Laura Farris’ choice to break her promise to the electorate and vote for a 1.25% rise in National Insurance.

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6000 families in Newbury face "heartless" government Universal Credit cut


As many as 13% of hard-pressed families across the Newbury constituency face being left worse off when the government end the uplift to Universal Credit next month. 

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Pause to Local Plan a "Disappointment and a Relief"


Cllr Dr Tony Vickers, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Planning on West Berkshire Council, has responded to the news that the latest change in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) has caused the Local Planning Authority (West Berks Council) to pause progress in its Local Plan Review.

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West Berkshire Must Take Fair Share of Refugees


In a letter to the local MP and leader of West Berkshire Council, Lee Dillon, Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Spokesperson for Newbury, alongside the Liberal Democrat leaders of Newbury and Thatcham Town Councils, have called on West Berkshire to take it's fair share of refugees from Afghanistan.

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