South Glos Lib Dems react to Vince Cable stepping down

Last night, Sir Vince Cable announced he will be stepping down as leader of the Liberal Democrats in May. In a statement emailed to members Vince said, “I indicated last year that once the Brexit story had moved on, and we had fought this year’s crucial local elections in 9,000 seats across Engla...

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Lib Dems: Yate residents will feel “once bitten, twice shy” over Tory pre-election promises for a Park & Ride

South Gloucestershire Liberal Democrats have welcomed renewed council proposals for a Park & Ride for Yate, but say “they will believe it when they see it” – pointing out the Conservatives scrapped similar plans shortly after the 2007 election and divert funding elsewhere…       Cllr Claire...

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Conservatives renege over key election promise to phase out green waste charges, while sneaking out price hikes for anti-waste schemes

Local Liberal Democrat councillors have charged the ruling South Gloucestershire Conservative group with hypocrisy over their failure to rule out green waste charges, despite having made it the key plank of their 2015 election campaign. Far from ending charges, the Conservatives are actually maki...

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