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More Slots Available at the Tip

by Douglas McCall on 24 June, 2020

Most residents will now know that the Household Waste Recycling Centres, more commonly know as ‘the tip’ have reopened, but due to the Coronavirus crisis you need to book a slot in advance.The Lib Dems have been pressurising the Council to increase the number of slots, and we are delighted to inform you that the […]

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FOODBANK XTRA: NEW PHONE NUMBER

by Douglas McCall on 23 June, 2020

From 22 June please text HELP to 07710 385785 and you’ll get a call back. Foodbank Xtra is a joint initiative between MK Council and MK Foodbank.

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LIBERAL DEMOCRATS SUPPORT UPDATED COUNCIL PLAN

by Douglas McCall on 22 June, 2020

Last week, an updated Council Plan was approved by Milton Keynes Council, supported by the Liberal Democrat Group.Since signing their partnership agreement on 1st May 2020, the Liberal Democrat and Labour Groups have been working on an updated Council Plan that continues to provide the people of Milton Keynes with the stable leadership that is […]

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The Liberal Democrats are urging the Government to extend furlough support until it is safe for people to return to work and bring forward bespoke packages of support for key sectors, such as hospitality, or face local unemployment. Acting leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey MP, who is asking the public to join his […]

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MEASURES TO ALLOW SHOPS TO FULLY REOPEN SAFELY

by Douglas McCall on 12 June, 2020

As most people will know the Government is allowing the opening of non-essential shops from Monday 15th June. What many people will not know is that the Government has placed a duty on MK Council to ensure that shops can open safely, ensuring social distancing. They also have a duty to aim to prevent a […]

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Milton Keynes Council helps during pandemic

by Douglas McCall on 11 June, 2020

The Council has taken action to help residents during the Coronavirus pandemic. • The Council set up the Local Support Service to provide an extra safety net for extremely clinically vulnerable people and this service has now reached out to 5,000 residents, including over 1500 pharmacy pick-ups. • Worked with MK Foodbank to set up […]

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MK Liberal Democrat Council Group Finance Spokesperson, Cllr Robin Bradburn, has hit back at recent misguided lobbying by Conservative councillors on business support grants. Councillor Bradburn said: “Conservative councillors are pressuring Milton Keynes Council to use their reserves to supplement a Central Government grant for small businesses – this is the job of the Conservative […]

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2020 Lib Dem Manifesto Added to Council Plan

by Richard Greenwood on 5 June, 2020

The MK Lib Dem manifesto prepared for the May 2020 local elections has now been added to the Milton Keynes Council Plan after the partnership agreement with Labour was renewed. The 2020 MK Lib Dem manifesto can be downloaded by clicking here. The 7 key priorities in the manifesto were:• Tackle poverty and homelessness• Support […]

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The Liberal Democrats are calling for EU citizens to be given the automatic right to stay in the UK, as new official figures show 11,050 EU nationals living in Milton Keynes have not been granted permanent Settled Status to remain in the UK. Pointing to the contribution of EU nationals working in the NHS during the […]

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Recycling Centres Reopen on 18th May

by Douglas McCall on 13 May, 2020

We are very pleased to inform you that the Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) will open from Monday 18 May. All three sites, Newport Pagnell, Bleak Hall and New Bradwell will be open 7 days a week. The Council would like to thank residents for their patience.COVID-19 safety measures:The Council has introduced a series of […]

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