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Local residents in South Bristol have rallied to support their local bus service after First Bus announced that it was to cut services across the city. Over 250 people have already signed a petition set up by local Lib Dem Councillors, Andrew Brown, Sarah Classick, and Tim Kent.
The five-year Liberal Democrat campaign, led by Cllrs Andrew Varney and Jos Clark, to open up the long-derelict, former Brislington Railway Line as an active travel corridor for walkers and cyclists was supported unanimously by councillors at a planning meeting at City Hall on Wednesday 16 March.
Bristol Lib Dems have tabled a motion to next week’s Full Council meeting calling for the city to take a lead in developing solutions to the problem of increasing quantities of electronic waste which contain rare minerals and elements but which are often difficult to recycle.
Following the passing of a budget at the second time of asking, the Lib Dem Group have criticised the way that the Mayor’s alternative budget was put together.
Following Tuesday’s indecisive budget meeting, the Lib Dems are calling on the Mayor to seek cross party consensus on alternative proposals ahead of the full council on 2nd March.
The Liberal Democrat amendment, which will be the second to be debated at Tuesday’s Full Council, aims to redirect funding from a bloated Mayor’s office and PR machine so as to alleviate pressure on vital services.
Bristol Liberal Democrats have reacted with dismay at news that the Planning Inspectorate have overturned the decision to refuse Bristol Airport planning permission to expand.
The Bristol Liberal Democrats are very pleased that their motion on a referendum on Bristol’s Mayoral system was passed today at Full Council with councillors from the Green and Conservative groups joining us in voting for a referendum.