Adam Boyden

Liberal Democrat councillor on Mendip District Council for Frome College ward Learn more

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Mendip District Council has reviewed its Car Parking Strategy, with a report to Cabinet in April which was withdrawn following objections from members of the Car Parks Working Group. A revised strategy was issued to Frome Town Council, Frome Chamber of Commerce and other stakeholders for limited consultation for 10 days in April, and will […]

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Congratulations Frome!

by adamboyden on 27 November, 2015

I and Councillor Claire Hudson submitted a motion to Mendip District Council to ask that Mendip publicly congratulates Frome Town Council and the people of Frome on Frome’s 2 national awards, ‘Star Council’ and ‘Best Town’, at its next full council meeting on 14th December. Update 17 December: It is good news that Mendip district […]

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Mendip Liberal Democrat Councillors have won a vote to safeguard children and the vulnerable, including those suffering with serious physical or mental illness, from bailiffs in the Mendip Council area. As a result, the Council will now use bailiffs to collect Council Tax only as an ‘absolute last resort’. Furthermore, the tax collection and enforcement […]

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Danny Unwin (Mendip District Councillor, Wells St Thomas, and a former leader of the Lib Dem group at Mendip) was re-elected time after time on a Liberal Democrat platform and gained a reputation for challenging and opposing Conservative policies. We are disappointed that he has chosen to join the Conservatives, but hope he will take on the […]

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Mendip’s Leader of the Opposition announced

by adamboyden on 10 July, 2015

Liberal Democrat candidates won 11 seats on Mendip District Council in the local elections in May, including three seats previously held by Conservative councillors. As the 2nd largest party and official Opposition group, the Mendip Lib Dems have important roles and responsibilities, including holding the Council executive (Cabinet) to account, challenging decisions where necessary and […]

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Mendip’s Shadow Cabinet announced

by adamboyden on 22 May, 2014

Recently the Lib Dem Group of councillors at Mendip District Council agreed their Shadow Cabinet team for the forthcoming year. The 13 Lib Dem councillors at Mendip (including 5 former Mayors of Frome, Wells and Glastonbury) are the official opposition and face the ruling Conservative group (31 councillors), with 1 Labour and 2 independent councillors. […]

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