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by Douglas McCall on 5 May, 2021

Ahead of the local elections on 6th May, the Liberal Democrats are putting reducing child poverty, Covid recovery, tackling flooding and cleaning up neighbourhoods top of their list. If elected to run the Council in May, the Liberal Democrats will: • Reduce child poverty • Tackle unaffordable housing and homelessness • Help our children and […]

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Veteran Lib Dem Group Leader set to retire

by Douglas McCall on 22 March, 2021

Councillor Douglas McCall, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Milton Keynes Council for the last 9 years, has announced his plans to retire from the Council this May. Councillor McCall was first elected to MK Council 25 years ago in 1996 at the very first elections to the then new Unitary Authority of Milton […]

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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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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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Milton Keynes Liberal Democrat and Labour Groups have again signed an agreement to work in partnership on Milton Keynes Council for the year ahead, after local elections were postponed until May 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Milton Keynes Labour Group currently runs the Council as a minority administration with the support of the […]

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MK Lib Dem Council Leadership Team & Shadow Cabinet

by Richard Greenwood on 21 April, 2020

Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats announce leadership team and shadow cabinet Milton Keynes Liberal Democrat Council Group announced their new leadership team and shadow cabinet for the year ahead at their Annual General Meeting last night, which was held remotely (via video conferencing) for the first time. Longstanding councillor Douglas McCall was re-elected Group Leader and […]

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Phoning the elderly and Vulnerable

by Douglas McCall on 14 April, 2020

At the request of Milton Keynes Council local Liberal Democrat councillors have been phoning elderly and vulnerable residents during the Coronavirus pandemic to check they had support networks in place during the lockdown and if they had any difficulty in getting food and medicines. The names of those needing support have been passed onto MK […]

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Free Parking for Key Workers & NHS Volunteers

by Douglas McCall on 1 April, 2020

From Monday 6 April, MK Council are offering free car parking in MK Council on-street bays to all key workers during the coronavirus outbreak.The free parking applies to everyone on the Government’s key worker list and NHS volunteers.Please visit the parking section on the MKC website for more details.

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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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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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