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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20,000 families in Bristol will lose out under Conservative plans to cut tax credits.
Figures produced by the House of Commons Library show over three million low-income working families currently in receipt of tax credits will see their entitlement reduced, as part of the Government’s proposals.
The change will mean a total loss of £22,725,000 to families in the city, with the average family losing £750 a year.