Lib Dem group respond to Adult Social Care Cuts

The Liberal Democrat group on Hull City Council have spoken out after the Council’s Cabinet made cuts to Adult Social Care. The decision will see just under £1m removed from the service this year and over £2.5m every year after that. Two day care centres are set to close, with one older people’s ...

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Lib Dems attack £100,000 waste on boundary review

Hull’s Liberal Democrat group have condemned the ruling Labour administration has for wasting thousands of pounds of tax-payers money.  The condemnation follows the publication of an interim report by the Independent Commission set up by Hull City Council to explore the city’s boundaries with the...

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Former Tilbury School site park open to the public

Lib Dem Councillors Claire Thomas and Abigail Bell have welcomed the news that the park at the former Tilbury School site has been opened to the public. The park was created after the former Tilbury School site closed, and had originally been scheduled to open in June 2014. 

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Liberal Democrats raise concerns about affordable Conservative government plans

Last week the Chancellor announced that the government will allow developers to build on brownfield land without planning permission. This is the latest in a series of attacks on local communities and fails to address the real problems, Liberal Democrats in Local Government have said.

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"RESIDENTS MUST BE GIVEN A SAY OVER CRUISE TERMINAL PLANS"

Opposition Lib Dem councillors are calling for more openness over controversial plans for a new cruise ship terminal in the city - which could be sited just yards from people's homes. The Council's cabinet met this morning and agreed to press ahead with plans for a cruise ship terminal. One of th...

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Campaign for Votes at 16

Sometime before the end of 2017 there will be a referendum to decide whether or not the UK stays in the EU. Regardless of where you sit in the debate, it's obvious that the referendum will affect the futures of 16 and 17 year-olds, so what better time to reduce the voting age to 16?

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Lib Dems call for Hull City Council to sign up to the Living Wage

At a meeting of Council next week Lib Dem councillors will call for the Council to sign up to the Living Wage. The Living Wage, which is not the same a Minimum Wage, was set up over a decade ago to ensure that workers are paid enough to live on. Outside of London the Living Wage is currently set ...

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Lib Dems announce Mike Ross as new Group Leader

Councillor Mike Ross has been announced as the new Leader of Hull City Council’s Lib Dem Group.  Mike, who was previously Deputy Leader, replaces Councillor Abigail Bell. 

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Claire Thomas

Prospective MP for West Hull and Hessle Councillor Claire Thomas. Claire is a long term resident of Hull who is active in her local community. Claire has been involved in many local campaigns, such as the campaigns to save Anlaby Park Library, the campaign for improvements to Gower Park, and campaign against car parking charges in Hessle. Read more