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Pensioners pay for garden that Council doesn’t maintain

by craigwhittall on November 22, 2014

Pensioners in Turnmill Court, Springfield were so fed up with the Council not maintaining their communal garden that they have clubbed together to pay for a gardener to pull out the weeds and dead trees. The garden was revamped using ward councillors’ local budgets a few years ago when the previous garden was completely choked […]

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We’ve been out talking to residents about plans that a Labour Cabinet member “has been overseeing” to add two areas of green space in Springfield and one in Downs Barn into the Council’s list of sites for potential future housing development. Residents whose houses back on to one of the Springfield sites, which stretches from the back of the pub to […]

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“I have considered the report very carefully.  In doing so I have reflected on my position and wish to formally apologise.  I want to ensure that all that can be done to protect the public is achieved and therefore will be supporting the recommendations from the Council’s Audit report fully. I will make it my […]

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Lib Dem Group Leader, Cllr Douglas McCall said “Following a meeting to discuss the report the Lib Dem Group welcomes and accepts the audit report and all its recommendations. The action plan will lead to improved public safety. We hope that the other parties will also accept the report”.

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Statement by Subhan Shafiq I have now had the opportunity to consider the Council’s internal report and feel the time is right to respond. Let me be clear, I accept the content of the report and I wholeheartedly support the recommendations it makes. Importantly, I wish to publicly apologise for any distress my actions have […]

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Lib Dems are prioritising mental healthcare

by Douglas McCall on October 11, 2014

Yesterday, 10th October marked World Mental Health Day 2014, a global celebration of mental health education and awareness – tackling the stigma surrounding mental health. Research shows that one in four people will suffer from mental health problems at some point in their lives. The Liberal Democrats believe mental health should be taken as seriously […]

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Website upgrade

by Isobel McCall on

This website is in the process of being upgraded.  Whilst that is happening, the stories that were previously posted here are currently not visible. In the meantime you can follow the links below to connect to Lib Dem councillors’ websites in Milton Keynes.

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Taxi Licensing – Lib Dem Statement

by Douglas McCall on September 1, 2014

Following a complaint from another taxi driver it has come to light that the Council issued a licence to a serial rapist about 3 and a half years ago. Investigations showed that he was first awarded his licence in 2011 by a sub-committee chaired by former Conservative councillor Amanda Box, with former Lib Dem councillors Alan Malyon and […]

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Lib Dem Health Minister Visits Milton Keynes

by Douglas McCall on March 12, 2014

  At the invitation of local Lib Dem councillors Lib Dem Health Minister Norman Lamb MP visited Milton Keynes on the 6th March to see for himself whether health services in Milton Keynes are keeping up with our growing population. Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats explained to the Health Minister about complaints from residents about the difficulty in getting a GP […]

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