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More Money for Signs

by Douglas McCall on 6 March, 2018

The Liberal Democrats have persuaded the Council to increase the amount of money to be spent specifically on street name signs by £100,000 in the budget proposals for the Financial Year 2018/19. Many residents have reported that delivery drivers, and more importantly ambulances, can’t find their houses due to missing or broken signs.

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More Money for Residential Roads

by Douglas McCall on 24 February, 2018

  The Lib Dem Focus Team often gets complaints about the state of residential roads.   The Liberal Democrats have taken up these issues with Milton Keynes Council and have persuaded the Council to increase the amount of money to be spent specifically on residential roads by £250,000 in the capital budget proposals for the […]

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Lib Dem Success – Grit Bins and Graffiti Busters Saved

by Douglas McCall on 22 February, 2018

  At the Milton Keynes Council budget setting meeting on the 21st February the Administration accepted the Liberal Democrat amendment to save both the grit bins and the graffiti busters.

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Arriva Public Meeting Update

by Douglas McCall on 12 February, 2018

Liberal Democrat Councillors have held a series of meetings with Arriva about the changes to the changes to the No. 1 and No. 2 bus services. This led to the agreement by Arriva to hold a public meeting to listen to residents concerns. This meeting was held on the 9th February when managers from Arriva […]

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Public Meeting with Bus Company Arriva

by Douglas McCall on 2 February, 2018

  Cllr Paul Alexander, Lib Dem councillor for Newport Pagnell South ward, has led the campaign regarding the changes to the No.1 & No. 2 bus routes which have negatively impacted many bus users.   Paul has had numerous meetings with Milton Keynes Council and Arriva to try to get a solution to the reduction […]

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Graffiti Busters under threat

by Douglas McCall on 31 January, 2018

Cllr Douglas McCall, the then responsible Cabinet member, and the Liberal Democrats introduced the Graffiti Busters when they ran the Council to tackle the scourge of graffiti. The Council had basically given up on tackling the issue before then. The Lib Dems are concerned that the Council budget proposes to cut this service, and we […]

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Meetings with bus Company Arriva

by Douglas McCall on 30 January, 2018

Lib Dem ward councillors, led by Cllr Paul Alexander, have now held three meetings with Arriva senior management regarding changes to the No 1 and No 2 bus services in and around Newport Pagnell.   We have put across the concerns raised with us by residents, including the lack of direct buses to the hospital […]

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Grit Bins at Risk from Budget Cuts

by Douglas McCall on 26 January, 2018

The Council will be forced to make an additional £14M worth of cuts in its upcoming budget, due to cuts in grants from the Conservative Government, and this on top on the many millions of cuts already made. The Liberal Democrats will do all they can to ensure that the most vulnerable in our society […]

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Waste Update

by Douglas McCall on 7 January, 2018

As you will know MK Council’s waste contractor SERCO have got behind collecting the rubbish due to pre-Christmas snow, several bank holidays and vehicle breakdowns. Today (Sunday 7th January) there were 17 SERCO vehicles collecting rubbish across Milton Keynes, and the Waste Recovery Plant and the Material Recycling Facility both opened especially on a Sunday […]

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The Liberal Democrat Approach

by Douglas McCall on 1 October, 2017