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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NO CASH, NO SUPPORT – SO WHY IS FLOURIDATION BACK ON THE AGENDA?

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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Official Opening for Dragon Park and Butterfly Park

Claire Thomas and Abigail Bell were really pleased to be able to attend the official opening of Dragon Park and Butterfly Park- the two parks on the former Tilbury and Bethune school sites.

Although they have opened rather later than we would have wanted, it's great to see them open for everyone to use at last.

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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 care home effectively closed and sweeping changes to a number of other services to elderly and vulnerable residents.

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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 East Riding.

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