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Lib Dem Post Election Statement

by Douglas McCall on 10 May, 2016

  Following the Milton Keynes local election results both the Labour and Conservative Groups approached the Liberal Democrats with a proposal to work with them. The Lib Dems carefully considered both of these offers, but believe keeping our political independence is important, and have decided not to enter into a joint administration with either of […]

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Liberal Democrat Council Leader

by Douglas McCall on 9 May, 2016

At their AGM on Monday 9th May the Lib Dem councillors on MK Council re-elected Cllr Douglas McCall as their Leader for the 5th year in a row. Cllr Ric Brackenbury was re-elected Deputy Leader and Cllr Derek Eastman was re-elected Group Chair. The AGM also welcomed newly elected Cllr Marie Bradburn to the Lib […]

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Lib Dem success in MK Elections

by Douglas McCall on 6 May, 2016

We would like to congratulate the following four Liberal Democrat cllrs who retained their seats in the local Milton Keynes elections:- Ric Brackenbury – Campbell Park & Old Woughton Peter Canon – Shenley Brook End Douglas McCall – Newport Pagnell South Vanessa McPake – Monkston Also, a big well done to Marie Bradburn for winning […]

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PCC elections – the Lib Dem candidate John Howson

by Douglas McCall on 3 May, 2016

John Howson, the Lib Dem candidate for Police Commissioner 2016 (PCC) Contact details:   Originally published by Newbury & West Berkshire Liberal Democrats As Police & Crime Commissioner I would: Emphasise improved detection rates – for years Thames Valley did not solve enough crimes; Ensure support for victims of crime is funded and not […]

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Recycling Saved

by Douglas McCall on 16 April, 2016

  Leo Montague, the Liberal Democrat candidate for Newport Pagnell North & Hanslope Ward, is delighted that the Lib Dems saved the MK recycling scheme.   The Lib Dems moved the successful amendment to the MK Council budget that saved the pick sack recycling scheme from being cut.   They also ensured that the green […]

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I am pleased to announce that Town Councillor Leo Montague has been selected as the Liberal Democrat Candidate for the Newport Pagnell North and Hanslope Ward. Some information about Leo below. Many residents in the north of Newport Pagnell have mentioned to us how much they miss having a Lib Dem councillor. The 5th May […]

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Play Area Protected

by Douglas McCall on 9 April, 2016

  Leo Montague says that play areas are important to young families, that is why MK Lib Dems opposed the budget proposals to cut the maintenance budget for play areas by 50% over the next three years.   This would have resulted in the closure of many Play Areas. The Lib Dems have got that […]

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Leo Montague delighted that wardens were saved

by Douglas McCall on 3 April, 2016

  The number one priority for the Liberal Democrats is to protect the most vulnerable from Conservative Government cuts.   That is why they opposed the Council’s plans to scrap wardens for the sheltered housing schemes and successfully stopped the plan to charge our poorest pensioners for the scheme once it was saved, so they […]

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Keynote speaker at Lib Dem AGM

by Douglas McCall on 17 October, 2015

Antony Hook, who is leading the Lib Dem South East Regional campaign for “In” in the EU Referendum was the keynote speaker at the Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats Annual General Meeting on Thursday 15th October. Antony spoke of the many reasons why it was important that the UK remained in the EU. He also answered […]

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Refugee Crisis

by Douglas McCall on 7 September, 2015

Many of us have been touched by the tragic events in the Mediterranean and elsewhere. Local residents want something done. Noting the comments of the Prime Minister for the UK to fulfil its moral responsibility and give sanctuary to thousands of Syrian refugees the Liberal Democrats are moving an urgent motion at the MK Council […]

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