Lib Dems in Bournemouth vow to challenge Govt’s “power grab” on planning

Lib Dems in Bournemouth vow to challenge Govt’s “power grab” on planning

Liberal Democrats have warned that the Government’s planning proposals will “disempower” local authorities like BCP Council and allow developers to “run roughshod” over local communities’ wishes. A motion agreed at the Party’s Autumn Conference, making it official party policy, lays bare the risk...

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Decline in walking demands climate-first approach, Lib Dems say

Decline in walking demands climate-first approach, Lib Dems say

The Liberal Democrats have used their Autumn Conference this weekend to agree a series of measures to build a green recovery and tackle the climate emergency, including encouraging active travel through walking and cycling. The proposals come as Liberal Democrat analysis of recent government stat...

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BBC licence fee should be set by independent body, Lib Dems say

BBC licence fee should be set by independent body, Lib Dems say

At their Autumn Conference this weekend, the Liberal Democrats have agreed proposals that would see the BBC licence fee level set independently next year after government cuts forced the BBC to end free TV licences for most over-75s. As of 1 August 2020, TV licences are now only free for people o...

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