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  • Chris Botten
    Article: Mar 31, 2021

    The Lib Dem Group have called for a review into Surrey County Council's failed attempt to build an 'Eco Park' to process much of Surrey's household waste after it was revealed that the Council is in legal proceedings with the builder of the facility.

    At the Full Council meeting in March, the Cabinet Member for Environment and Climate Change announced that after "exhausting other options available, we have now entered legal proceedings with Suez to resolve our issues. We hope to bring this to a swift conclusion to allow us to move forward with the Eco park and resolve the matter."

  • Councillor Surgery Ad
    Article: Mar 30, 2021

    We are hosting our monthly Councillor surgery this Saturday 3rd April between 9.30 and 10.30AM. If you have any local issues you wish to discuss or need any advice, please let us know by contacting us at info@runnymede.org.uk and we will send you a link to the session.

    Looking forward to seeing you. Theresa, Don & Sylvia.

  • Green Belt Kitsmead Lane
    Article: Mar 26, 2021

    The Conservative administration at Surrey CC through their waste strategy, are proposing to take 16 acres of
    land out of the Green Belt to create another waste facility off Kitsmead Lane, next to the M3. This is despite
    there being vacant land at the existing Kitsmead site. This facility will be for the sorting of recycled materials.

  • 20 mph
    Article: Mar 23, 2021

    Paul Kennedy, Liberal Democrat candidate for Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner, has secured a commitment at today's Police and Crime Panel meeting from the current PCC David Munro to raise the issue of 20 mph areas with Surrey County Council and Surrey Police.

    The Lib Dems and many local people across Surrey want to see more 20 mph areas outside schools and in residential areas to improve road safety and encourage sustainable travel like walking and cycling. However, both Surrey County Council and Surrey Police have often opposed such initiatives despite 20 mph schemes being successful and popular elsewhere in the country.

  • 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.