Archive for the ‘Mendip Lib Dems’ Category

July newsletter

by adamboyden on 22 July, 2018

Dear all, As one of the councillors for Frome College ward on Mendip District Council, I want to keep you up to date, so please see below for my latest news on local issues: Community orchard proposed at the Old Showfield Planning application for 96 homes at Packsaddle Way has been withdrawn Packsaddle parks in […]

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My record of action and promise of more

by adamboyden on 20 April, 2018

I have worked hard for 7 years now as the Lib Dem councillor for Frome College ward on Mendip District Council (since May 2011) and Frome Town Council (from December 2013 to May 2015), with and for the local community on a wide range of issues. A record of action: Over the last 7 years […]

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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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