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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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Former Lib Dem Mayor stands down from Council

by Douglas McCall on 10 April, 2018

  MK Lib Dems would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to Cllr Derek Eastman for his 13 years service on Milton Keynes Council. During that time Derek was Mayor of Milton Keynes and chaired a number of committees, most recently the Development Control Committee.   Derek, and his wife Heather, are downsizing and […]

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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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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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The Liberal Democrat Approach

by Douglas McCall on 1 October, 2017

Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats March for Europe

by Richard Greenwood on 11 September, 2017

On the weekend a group of Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats travelled down to London to join the march to protest against Brexit, the People’s March for the Europe on the 9th September 2017. The Liberal Democrats are fighting to keep Britain as close as possible to the EU in the long term, retaining all of […]

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