New affordable homes in Kendal

Local Liberal Democrat councillors have welcomed a new development of 14 affordable homes in Kendal. The development at Dowkers Lane was built by Tyson Construction for South Lakes Housing. Local councillors Giles Archibald, Phil Dixon and Peter Thornton were shown around the homes with members of the local residents’ association. The homes are part of Liberal Democrat run South Lakeland […]

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£500 million shortfall leaves potholes unfixed across England and Wales

Commenting on reports from Asphalt UK that show there is a £500 million shortfall in road surface maintenance  which equates to £3.3 million per local authority in England and Wales, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson Baroness Jenny Randerson, said: “Local roads provide a backbone to the UK economy worth £400 billion: the Government must not let them wear away on their watch. Potholes damage car […]

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Metro mayors add little to development of Greater Liverpool and Greater Manchester

The Leader of Liverpool’s Liberal Democrats, Cllr Richard Kemp CBE, argued at the Party’s North West Conference this Saturday that the Region’s 2 Metro Mayors are adding nothing but cost and bureaucracy to the local government arrangements that existed before they were elected last year. Cllr Kemp said, “In the past few days we have been treated to pictures from […]

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Wera: Increase Youth Mental Health Funding

It’s no secret that youth mental health services are chronically underfunded. Wera Hobhouse, former Lib Dem councillor in Rochdale and now MP for Bath, has tabled an Early Day Motion in Parliament to change that. Figures released by the Local Government Association estimate that between 70 and 75 per cent of young people experiencing a mental health problem are unable to access […]

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