Stop sewage dumping: Lib Dem success

Breaking News: Lib Dems win on Sewage

After nearly 18 months of campaigning at every level across our party, we Liberal Democrats have finally worn down the Government on sewage. "I have just tabled an amendment to the UK Infrastructure Bank Bill, which has just been passed in the House of Commons, with the Government standing down their opposition to our campaign", Lib Dem MP Richard Foord wrote on 1 Feb 2023. The amendment ensures that the Government's new Infrastructure Bank will not invest in water companies unless they produce a costed and time-limited plan to end sewage discharges into local rivers. The prospect of taxpayers' funds going to water companies who are paying their executives millions of pounds in bonuses, while permitting prolific sewage discharges is scandalous. Together, we have stopped this from happening. This is a victory for millions of people across the country who have voiced their outrage at water companies being allowed to get away with polluting rivers, lakes and coastlines. As the only political party tack

2 Feb 2023
Charles Kennedy MP-Lib Dem leader protesting against Iraq war

Coalitions work. New one needed to tackle Slough council’s crisis

"Slough Council has gone 'downhill' since the successful multi-party coalition administration Richard Stokes led from 2004-2008 was replaced by a single party administration consisting entirely of Slough Labour councillors." This was a key message Mathew Taylor, chair of Slough Lib Dems, highlighted in letters published on 13 Jan in the Slough Express and Slough Observer.

20 Jan 2023

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