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News from the Liberal Democrat councillors on Suffolk County Council

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The material on this page comes automatically from the newsfeed of Suffolk County Council's Liberal Democrat councillors, at:

  • Nov 16, 2018:
    • Music Lessons Under Threat
      In the summer the Government announced that it would fully fund the pay rise for all classroom teachers, yet it has since emerged that this will not apply to teachers employed directly by councils. The majority of these centrally employed teachers (CETs), provide music tuition. The Local Government Association, which represents 370 councils in England … Continue reading Music Lessons Under Threat
  • Oct 21, 2018:
  • Jul 20, 2018:
    • Suffolk Conservatives: Modified Support only for Green/LibDem Cycling Plans
      cycling budgets also benefits other modes of travel: 1) Most off-carriageway cycle infrastructure is designed to be of equal benefit to pedestrians shared use cycle paths; Toucan crossing; bridges; 2) It encourages 'Safe Routes to School' (for both cycling and walking). 3) More cycle commuters means less traffic on roads, leading to better journey times for those w eg: ho really need their vehicles.
  • Jul 13, 2018:
    • What's been happening, July 2018
      despite the considered opinions of really competent and well-qualified members of the public, the Conservative administration failed to recognise their own financial forecasts were flawed. The decision will therefore go ahead.
  • Jun 22, 2018:
    • Suffolk LibDems in cross-party call-in of 'undemocratic' school transport cuts
      After Suffolk County Council's Cabinet voted unanimously for undemocratic cuts to school transport changes, - ('the option that nobody wanted,') your LibDem Councillors are part of a cross-party opposition attempt to 'call in' the decision. If they are successful, the decision cannot be implemented until it has been examined by scrutiny.
  • Jun 6, 2018:
  • Jun 3, 2018:
    • Suffolk LibDems continue the fight for fair school transport
      LibDem Cllr Penny Otton wrote to the EADT to summarise all the ways in which our party and group have attempted to assist the administration in providing a fair, transparent and effective outcome for Suffolk school transport users, their families, and the communities in which they live.