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  • Hand holding a Rapid - Antigen test packet (Mika Baumeister @ unsplash.com)
    Article: Mar 30, 2022

    At last week's full council meeting Surrey County Council unanimously agreed a Lib Dem motion criticising the Government's 'Living with Covid' plan that will put an end to universal free Covid testing.

    The Council agreed to call on the Government to continue with free PCR and lateral flow tests for those residents in critical groups, such as front-line workers and those who are eligible for free prescriptions.

  • Woman sitting between two children on bench - rear view (Benjamin Manley on unsplash.com)
    Article: Mar 10, 2022

    Ofsted have published their latest inspection report into Surrey County Council's children's services and rated the Council's service as one that 'requires improvement to be good'

    The report notes that "Services are no longer inadequate, but despite accelerated improvements since 2018, overall progress has been slow since services were first judged inadequate in 2015."

  • Sylvia Whyte
    Article: Feb 14, 2022
    By Sylvia Whyte

    We are delighted that a Motion brought forward by Cllr. Sylvia Whyte on behalf of the Runnymede Liberal Democrat Group, was unanimously approved at Full Council.

    The Great Big Green Week took place in September last year and was the largest national campaign for climate and nature ever seen in the UK. Many Local Authorities supported the campaign which included initiatives such as

  • Paul Kennedy outside Guildford Police Station
    Article: Feb 8, 2022

    Lib Dem Councillors on the Surrey Police and Crime Panel have criticised the Conservative Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for raising Council Tax and drawing on reserves to expand their own office's budget by 17% to £3.3 million a year, while Surrey Police will have to make do with 50 fewer frontline staff than they need to address performance issues.

  • Campaigners in North Shropshire
    Article: Dec 19, 2021

    The Lib Dems are on track to win seats across the country at the next General Election, including here in Surrey, following the historic by-election victory overnight in North Shropshire.

    The party won the once safe Conservative seat of North Shropshire, overturning the Conservatives majority of almost 23,000 votes. It is the second parliamentary by-election the Lib Dems have won against the Tories this year, following their victory in Chesham and Amersham in the summer.