Lib Dems Call for Council Tax Freeze

Opposition Lib Dem councillors are calling for Hull’s Council Tax to be frozen this year.

Labour councillors have put up Council Tax over a number of years and it is thought highly likely they plan to do it again in 2016.

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Labour councillors postpone Police Commissioner questioning

Hull City Council’s Labour councillors have postponed a full council question time with the Police and Crime Commissioner.

The Commissioner, Matthew Grove, had been due to attend the January 2016 meeting to answer councillors’ questions.

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Lib Dems demand a halt to consultant hire by Council

Lib Dem councillors on Hull City Council have called for a stop on the decision to spend up to £415,000 on consultants to advise on £20million of Social Care cuts.

Labour councillors are planning to spend £170,000 initially to write a business case, followed by £240,000 for further advice on what cuts to make to Adult Social care.

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Call for inquiry into the ‘sale’ of the Merchant Navy Memorial

A Lib Dem councillor has today called for an independent inquiry to be held into the attempted sale of the Merchant Navy memorial.

The call comes after it was revealed earlier this week that a scrap metal dealer had been offered the propeller and anchor from the Memorial.

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Beverley Gate Consultation: Lib dems urge people to make their voice heard

Opposition Lib Dem councillors have today welcomed new consultation on the future of Beverley Gate.  This follows a high profile campaign led by the Lib Dem group and others during the last few months to force the council to think again over plans to fill it in.

The Lib Dems in Hull have sent out an email to thousands of people across the city urging them to take part a consultation about the future of Beverley Gate.

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Hull and Hessle Lib Dems call for more support for small businesses

Fining big suppliers who fail to pay up on time and improving broadband access are at the heart of a plan to help small businesses in Hull and Hessle.

Hull Liberal Democrats have used Small Business Saturday (5 December 2015) to set out the five point plan.

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Residents urged to give their views about former Birds Eye site

The Hull Local Plan is currently out for consultation.

Cllr Claire Thomas has raised the issue of the former Birds Eye site being designated for solely employment land at a recent meeting of the West Area Committee.

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Lib Dems to ask residents questions at meeting of councillors

Opposition Lib Dem councillors will be putting local residents questions directly to senior Labour councillors tomorrow.

At a meeting of all the city’s councillors, the Lib Dem will ask questions submitted directly by residents.

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Lib Dems denounce Police Commissioner over ‘failure to provide a quality and timely service to the public’

Opposition Lib Dem councillors are set to denounce the elected Police Commissioner, Matthew Grove, over the failings of Humberside Police.

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Lib Dems call on Labour to make a guarantee about city’s heritage

Opposition Lib Dem councillors have today expressed concern about the way Hull’s heritage is being treated in the run-up to the City of Culture year.

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