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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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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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Green Bin Victory

by Douglas McCall on 13 June, 2017

  Following a meeting between leading Lib Dem councillors, Douglas McCall and Ric Brackenbury, with the Labour Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member, Labour announced at the 13th June Cabinet Meeting that they will not now go ahead with the proposed charged of £33pa for collecting garden waste.   The Council Leader made it […]

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The Milton Keynes Council Cabinet are planning to introduce a charge for the collection of green bins from residents.  The Labour run council are planning to charge each household £33 per bin per year for collection, and the charge would start from 1st September 2017. Please sign our petition against the charges here: www.tinyurl.com/MK-GreenBins We […]

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