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  • Chris Botten Large
    Article: Mar 18, 2021

    The Lib Dems called on Surrey County Council to support EU citizens living locally and lobby the Government to grant EU citizens the automatic right to stay in the UK.

    During this week's Full Council meeting, Councillor Chris Botten and the Lib Dems tabled a motion after new Home Office figures reveal that 4800 people in Surrey are still waiting for a decision on their 'Settled Status' application.

  • SJW picture
    Article: Mar 5, 2021

    You would think that one of the prime responsibilities for a council is to communicate with its residents and yet, at the Full Council Meeting of Runnymede Borough on 4th March 2021, a document was signed off by the Conversative administration that commits to minimal engagement with residents who live in Runnymede.

  • A320
    Article: Feb 15, 2021
    A four week consultation has been launched by Surrey County Council (SCC) to gather local information on the usage of the A320 between Chertsey & Woking. Whether you are a motorist, cyclist or pedestrian you can add your experiences & comments, which will help to shape the final design. Click here to have your say:
  • Paul Kennedy outside Guildford Police Station
    Article: Feb 9, 2021

    Cllr Paul Kennedy, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Surrey's Police and Crime Commissioner, has criticized the decision of Surrey's Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro to press ahead with a 5.5% increase in his council tax precept, ignoring the concerns of the Surrey Police and Crime Panel and the public.

  • Christ Botton
    Article: Feb 6, 2021

    The Lib Dems on Surrey County Council are proposing an amendment to the Council's budget to invest in tackling road safety problems across the county.

    Recognising that there is huge frustration in communities about the difficulties in getting road safety schemes funded in a timely manner, the Lib Dems are proposing a Road Safety Fund to ensure that local communities can get the speed signs, crossings or other safety measures which many residents call for. Where there is local support, 20 mph zones, could also be introduced using this potential Road Safety Fund.