Liberal Democrat mayoral candidate Dr Kay Barnard has written about her support for 20mph speed limits in residential roads.
Local Liberal Democrats have accused the Tory Deputy Mayor of dirty tricks after he told the Chief Executive of Bristol City Council and Bristol 2015 Ltd. to stay away from a Council meeting to discuss Bristol 2015 Ltd.’s spending of public money during Bristol’s year as the European Green Capital.
The Bristol Liberal Democrats have expressed delight at the collective decision made by Bath and North East Somerset voters to reject plans for an elected mayor.
It has been revealed after an investigation by the Liberal Democrats that Bristol City Council Chief Executive Nicola Yates has received £18,000 in addition to her £160,000 for her “spare time” work on Bristol Green Capital.Read more
Local Liberal Democrat councillors have identified that the true amount of profit expected to be made from the city's Residential Parking Zones (RPZs) will be close to a staggering three quarters of a million pounds this year.Read more
Local Liberal Democrats have warned Bristol is missing out on nearly £5 million of council services every year because of inaccurate council tax calculations.
Liberal Democrats launch petition for the release of Green Capital Accounts.Read more
Following former Bristol West Lib Dem MP Stephen Williams' open letter last week asking questions about where the green capital money has been spent and the less than informative reply from Bristol City Council Chief Executive Nicola Yates, Stephen has been forced to send a second letter with a list of detailed questions.Read more
Following concerns raised by local Liberal Democrats over the finances of the arms-length company called Bristol 2015 Ltd, which was set up by the Council to run the city's green capital year, former Bristol West Lib Dem MP Stephen Williams has been asking questions, in an open letter, about where the money has been spent.Read more
The world woke this morning to an early Christmas gift. Not a novelty knitted jumper or bottle of tipple, but something more poignant altogether. Unconventionally, the gift in question was not only immaterial, but universal, unquantifiable, and intergenerational: the prospect of a deal on climate change in Paris.
The final agreement includes a commitment to keeping temperature rises 'significantly below' 2C, with the aim of 1.5C as a target. Whilst 2 degrees may sound inconsequential, the difference between today's average global temperature and that during the last ice age is around 5 degrees. Our climate has never changed so rapidly, it's unequivocally due to human activity, and avoiding the problem could result in temperature rises of 5-6C by the end of a century. Ask a climate scientist to describe what a 5-degree-world would be like, and you might just wish that you hadn't.Read more