Archive | January, 2011
Lib Dems ‘clean up’ in wake of big freeze

Lib Dems ‘clean up’ in wake of big freeze

Liberal Democrat councillors on Sheffield City Council have announced extra investment for community clean ups and repairs after the recent severe winter weather. At today’s meeting of the Lib Dem Cabinet councillors decided that £70,000, from an in-year unallocated budget, be allocated to the vital work. It will come on top of the extensive work […]

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Labour’s ‘favoured areas’ revealed in online gaffe

Labour’s ‘favoured areas’ revealed in online gaffe

Labour councillors on Sheffield City Council have signalled that they plan to return to their failed ‘favoured areas’ policy if the gain control of the Council in May. Labour’s return to ‘favoured areas’ has been revealed by an online gaffe from one of their junior backbench councillors. Jack Scott described a Lib Dem proposal to rule out retrurning to targeting investment […]

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Labour and Greens choose Council pay rises over jobs

Labour and Greens choose Council pay rises over jobs

Labour and Green councillors on Sheffield City Council have come under fire for voting to reject the idea of freezing council pay rises in order to save extra jobs. At a meeting of Council yesterday both Labour and Green councillors voted against the Liberal Democrat proposal to freeze council pay rises for two years, with […]

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Online petitions bring Council into digital age

Online petitions bring Council into digital age

Local Liberal Democrat councillors have taken Sheffield City Council into the digital age by launching a new scheme to enable residents to create local petitions online. The Council’s e-petitions scheme, which was recently launched, forms part of the Liberal Democrats agenda to make Town Hall more open and transparent. The tool allows local people to […]

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