Removal of democratic rights led to walk out at West Berks Council meeting

Removal of democratic rights led to walk out at West Berks Council meeting

Liberal Democrat Councillors at West Berks Council walked out of the Full Council meeting on Tuesday 2nd March 2021 when their democratic right to speak was removed by the Conservative administration.

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Local Lib Dems Welcome Return to Campaigning

Local Lib Dems Welcome Return to Campaigning

The Government has announced that volunteer activists can return to delivering leaflets and canvassing voters on doorsteps from the 8th of March.

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Sandleford - Government Intervenes

Sandleford - Government Intervenes

Cllr Dr Tony Vickers gives an update on the situation with Sandleford.

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Health and Wellbeing Strategy Response

Health and Wellbeing Strategy Response

This is the West Berkshire and Newbury Liberal Democrat response to the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Berkshire West (Reading, West Berkshire and Wokingham) published in January 2021.

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Lib Dems call on Chancellor to give 14,000 carers in West Berkshire a break

Lib Dems call on Chancellor to give 14,000 carers in West Berkshire a break

The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to “give carers a break”, by giving councils immediate emergency funding so they can provide the support services unpaid carers need to take a weekly break.

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More Risk and Uncertainty for London Road Regeneration

More Risk and Uncertainty for London Road Regeneration

There will be more risk and uncertainty for the London Road regeneration after opposition ‘call-in’ is thrown out by Conservative members.

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