Council backs Lib Dem call for urgent NHS funding to prevent a Winter Crisis

South Gloucestershire Council backed a motion from Lib Dem councillors Sue Hope and Claire Young on Wednesday night, calling on the government to provide urgent extra funding to avert another winter crisis in the NHS later this year. Proposer of the motion, Lib Dem Health Spokesperson Sue Hope s...

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Anger as Conservative Councillors vote to deny public a say over planning changes

There was visible anger and cries of “shame” from the public gallery last night as Conservative councillors unanimously voted down a proposal to put controversial planning changes out to public consultation, so that local residents can have a say on them. Instead the Conservatives voted the chang...

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South Glos Lib Dems reject Conservative plans to reduce local residents’ involvement in the planning process

South Gloucestershire Lib Dems are set to oppose proposals by the ruling Conservative Group to place greater limits on local residents’ input into the planning process – including scrapping the right for residents to attend site inspections by the planning committee.   Lib Dem Group Leader, Cllr...

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