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MK Lib Dems Back the People’s Vote Campaign

by Richard Greenwood on 22 October, 2018

On Saturday 20th October a number of MK Lib Dems travelled down to London to support the People’s Vote campaign.  On the day it is estimated that over 700,000 people marched, the second largest protest this century, with only the Stop the War march with an estimated 1 million people being larger – which is […]

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Lib Dem Pothole Policy Success

by Douglas McCall on 5 October, 2018

The Liberal Democrats have used their influence on MK Council to have the Council’s policy regarding fixing potholes changed; 1. The Liberal Democrats have argued that the intervention level, the depth that potholes need to reach to be repaired, should be reduced. This has now been reduced from 50mm to 40mm. 2. The Lib Dems […]

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MK Lib Dem Leader speaks at Local Government Conference

by Douglas McCall on 11 July, 2018

  Cllr Douglas McCall, Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Milton Keynes Council, spoke at the Local Government Association Conference in Birmingham last week.   Cllr McCall, who also works for a homeless charity, spoke in a debate about homelessness, which included the CEO of Shelter and a Government representative. He called on the Government […]

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Today Labour Leader Cllr Pete Marland and Lib Dem Leader Cllr Douglas McCall signed a new 12 month Partnership Agreement. Under the new Enhanced Partnership the Labour Group will continue to run the Council in return for delivering the whole of the Lib Dem manifesto and giving the Lib Dems and enhanced role in formatting […]

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With Milton Keynes Council being in No Overall Control (NOC) following the local elections the Liberal Democrats had separate meetings with both the Conservatives and Labour to see if some agreement could be reached on the future running of the city. Lib Dem Group Leader, Cllr Douglas McCall, said, “We carefully considered the responses from […]

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Today is Polling Day

by Douglas McCall on 3 May, 2018

  Today, Thursday 3rd May, is Polling Day in the local Milton Keynes Council elections.   There is a Liberal Democrat candidate in every ward – please vote Lib Dem TODAY!   Polls are open from 7am to 10pm, and you don’t need your polling card or ID to vote.   If you still have […]

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Lib Dem Council Candidates for May 2018

by Douglas McCall on 28 April, 2018

The MK Liberal Democrats have a candidate in every ward in Milton Keynes, so no matter where you are you can vote Lib Dem on the 3rd May. There are two candidates in Newport Pagnell South as there are TWO vacancies. The full list of candidates is as follows: Bletchley East: Stephen Clark Bletchley Park: […]

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When is a pothole not a pothole? When it is less than 50mm apparently, at least according to council policy! This means that when a pothole is reported by residents (and often by your local Lib Dem Focus team), a member of council staff comes out to measure the pothole to make sure it is […]

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Liberal Democrat Manifesto for Milton Keynes Council

by Douglas McCall on 19 April, 2018

Click here to download a PDF document version of this MK Lib Dem Manifesto for the 2018 Local Elections Our Party in MK and Key Priorities The Liberal Democrats have a significant number of councillors on Milton Keynes council who use their knowledge and influence for the benefit of current and future residents.  We use […]

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Thirty years of public service

by Douglas McCall on 13 April, 2018

Councillor Isobel McCall, the longest serving Leader of Milton Keynes Council and the only woman in the Council’s history to hold the post, has decided to retire from politics after 30 years of public service. Isobel serviced on Milton Keynes Council for 22 years, where she chaired a number of committees as well as being […]

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