Sheffield Labour Council leave almost half a million pounds unspent whilst making cuts

The Liberal Democrats have slammed Labour after it has emerged that none of a quarter of a million pound put aside at last year’s budget for Living Wage Business Rate Relief has been allocated this financial year.

 

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Steel and education "low priority" industries in Brexit talks

The Lib Dems have hit out at local Labour MPs, who have failed to stand up for local jobs.

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Labour Council propose student rent hike

Labour Councillors call for new taxes to be introduced on student lets.

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Sheffield Lib Dems oppose grammar schools

The Sheffield Liberal Democrats have condemned the Government’s plans to re-introduce Grammar schools and are calling on the Council to take a stance in opposing the expansion of selective schools.

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Lib Dems call for rethink on University Arms decision

The Sheffield Liberal Democrats are to ‘call in’ the Council’s decision to reject the application for Asset of Community Value status (ACV) for the University Arms.

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Sheffield City Council waste £80,000 on car park cleaning contract


Lib Dems storm to victory in Mosborough by-election

Newly elected Councillor Gail Smith won with 45.6% of the vote.

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Lib Dems call for action to protect Sheffield's pubs

The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Labour Council to protect Sheffield’s community pubs from development.

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Local Lib Dems back road safety campaign

Fulwood Councillors and local MP Nick Clegg are backing local residents campaigning for a safer crossing on Hangingwater Road following a serious accident.

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Lib Dem concerns over scrutiny of retail quarter spend

The cabinet report set to be approved on Wednesday, requests that the Council triple the amount of investment from the current £61 million to £187million. The concerns come as the report will not be able to be ‘called-in’ for further scrutiny like other important Council decisions.

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Lib Dems condemn new wave of bus cuts

As the South Yorkshire Passengar Transport Executive (SYPTE) have announced another wave of bus cuts to come into effect in September, the Lib Dems call on the Sheffield Labour Council, part of the Bus Partnership to stand up for passenger interests.

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Liberal Democrats lead call for early General Election

Following Andrea Leadsom’s withdrawal from the Conservative leadership race Liberal Democrat MPs have called for an early General Election.

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Sheffield Lib Dems react to BIS closure annoucement


Liberal Democrats elect new Shadow Cabinet

Sheffield Liberal Democrats Councillors have elected their new Shadow Cabinet in a meeting on Monday night.

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Lib Dems welcome Meadowhall expansion

The Sheffield Liberal Democrats have welcomed the new Meadowhall expansion and called on the Labour Council to support the proposals.

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Labour give themselves pay rise following election failure

The Sheffield Liberal Democrats have slammed the decision by Labour council leaders to award themselves a pay rise. 

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Lib Dems raise awareness of Diabetes in Sheffield

Cllr. Shaffaq Mohammed, Liberal Democrat candidate for Brightside and Hillsborough and Lib Dem Party president Baroness Sal Brinton met with representatives from the Sheffield branch of Diabetes UK to discuss their work in the City and find out their perspective on what the Government and local council can do to support people with diabetes in Sheffield.

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Lib Dems call on Labour Council to support community spirit

The hike in charges at Sharrow Vale Market has been condemned by Liberal Democrats.

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Government refuse to meet with Sheffield tree campaigners

Following Lord Paul Scriven’s questions to the Government about Government plans to give power to communities to stop unnecessary tree felling, the Minister has refused a request to meet with tree campaigners and hear first-hand how the Government can help.

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Hurry! The postal vote deadline is a week today!

If you need a postal vote for May 5th, don't forget to register.

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Jayne Dunn's on the Run

Labour Councillor Jayne Dunn, who had previous slammed another Councillor for moving to another ward in 2014, has tried quietly and without any announcement to switch from her present ward of Broomhill to Southey.

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Lord Scriven Quizzes Government on Steel Deal

Liberal Democrat Peer Lord Scriven has quizzed the Government in the House of Lords over the future of the Stocksbridge and Rotherham TATA steel works after the sale of the Scunthorpe plant was announced earlier today.

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Willett should be given star on Sheffield Walk of Fame - Colin Ross

The Sheffield-born golfer Danny Willett last night won the US Masters Golf Tournament.

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Labour vote down protecting Sheffield's parks

Sheffield City Council’s Labour administration showed their true intentions again today by voting down a proposal by the Liberal Democrats to not sell of any further park land in Sheffield.

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Labour Council refuse to support local economy and local business by backing Sheffield Pound

Labour-run Sheffield City Council has refused to back local businesses by a not giving 100% support to the idea of a Sheffield Pound.

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Labour urged to rethink taxi plans by Liberal Democrats

Liberal Democrats have called for Labour to rethink their plans on private hire vehicle policy, which has angered many taxi drivers who believe the measures will force them out of a job.

 

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Labour councillors refuse to rule out further bus cuts

The Labour majority on the Economic and Environmental Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee on Wednesday night (16/03/16) voted down a recommendation for cabinet to oppose any further reductions to the bus network in Sheffield.

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Liberal Democrats welcome Devo Deal announcement

Sheffield City Council has finally announced that Friday 18th March will be the date for the special council to discuss and sign the devolution deal.

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Liberal Democrats back the Sheffield Pound

The Liberal Democrats in Sheffield are supporting local people in the idea of a ‘Sheffield Pound’, a ‘community currency’ that can be used as an alternative to Sterling within our city.

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Lib Dems call on Sheffield to come clean on Devo deal

Sheffield City Council is still yet to set a date to debate the proposed Devolution deal, whilst Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster and Chesterfield have all now rubber stamped the proposals. The proposals must be signed off by the end of March or the whole of the Sheffield City Region could lose the first year of funding worth £30 million.

 

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