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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Call for Council to oppose Tax Credit cuts

Next week opposition Lib Dem councillors will be calling for the Council to oppose the Government’s attempts to cut Tax Credits.

At a meeting of councillors the Lib Dems will argue that cuts to tax credits would hit local people hard and should be opposed.

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Labour don’t respect Hull’s heritage‏

Labour councillors have been accused of having a lack of respect for Hull’s heritage by opposition Lib Dem councillors.

The accusation comes after the Council moved diggers onto a site at the Marina and started to rip out the historic railways and cobble stones.

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Councillors call in Police Commissioner for questioning

Hull’s Lib Dem councillors have requested that Humberside’s Police Commissioner attend a meeting of councillors later in the month.

They have called for the Police Commissioner, Matthew Grove, to attend and explain why Humberside is performing worse than other forces.

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Opposition Lib Dem councillors are concerned that plans to fluoridate Hull's water are back on the agenda.

Labour’s plan to compulsorily medicate the population met with outright hostility from large chunks of the public.

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Tax credit changes will hurt families in Hull and Hessle- Councillor Claire Thomas

19,300 families in Hull and Hessle will lose out under Conservative plans to cut tax credits.

Figures produced by the House of Commons Library show over three million low-income working families currently in receipt of tax credits will see their entitlement reduced, as part of the Government’s proposals.

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Opposition councillors speak out about Labour cuts

Opposition Lib Dem councillors have today expressed alarm at the cuts senior Labour councillors look set to make.

The scale of Labour’s £7million cuts programme was exposed at a meeting of finance scrutiny councillors today (23rd October).  The Lib Dem group have accused the Labour group of hypocrisy after revealing plans to u-turn on a commitment not to charge charities to get rid of waste.

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Labour’s Living Wage Woes – Lib Dems call for action from Labour Leadership

Labour councillors have today been accused of failing to respond properly to the growing pressure for the introduction of a Living Wage at the Council.

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