Category Archives: Latest News

Conservatives vote down tougher action on air quality

Once again, Conservative Councillors at Winchester City Council have voted down a proposal from the Lib Dem group to have a tougher policy on air quality in the city.
I summed up on a proposal at today’s council meeting that it should be …

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Neither in sorrow, nor in anger, but it’s time for Nick to go…

There are four things I want a leader to do – deliver a winning political strategy, create an effective election winning core team, effectively communicate a distinctive vision – especially at major elections and deliver Liberal Democrat policies – whether in or out of Government.

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Principle vs pandering on equal marriage

The Hampshire Chronicle has reported why the two Conservative MPs in the Winchester District voted as they did on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.

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Westgate All Through School Proposal: Ward Councillors’ response to the Planning Application

“Irresponsibly inadequate attention has been given to the traffic, transport and safety issues arising from 420 new primary pupils attending the expanded Westgate School; and the proposed relocation of the nursery school.”

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Lib Dem Conference rejects the health bill

Whatever the leadership of the Liberal Democrats decide, the core issue remains: despite all the improvements made, they can’t even sell the bill to their own members, let alone the professions and the wider public.

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