Sutton Lib Dems lead council call to end the cladding scandal

Sutton Lib Dems lead council call to end the cladding scandal

Sutton Liberal Democrats brought a motion to full Council on Monday evening calling on the Government to end the cladding scandal affecting thousands of properties across the country.

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Lib Dems welcome successful funding bid to reinvent high street

Lib Dems welcome successful funding bid to reinvent high street

Lib Dem run Sutton council will receive £11.3 million to spend on high street projects after a successful council bid to the government’s Future High Streets Fund, one of only 15 places across the country to receive the full amount bid for.

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Conservation and Access Management Committee Update

Conservation and Access Management Committee Update

This is a blog from Wandle Valley Councillor Ben Andrew The Conservation and Access Management Committee met again on December 10th, overseeing the restoration of the much-loved Beddington Farmlands between Hackbridge and Beddington. To recap: Viridor are in charge of restoring the existing land ...

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Sutton Lib Dems Fight to Keep Residents' Voice in Planning

Sutton Lib Dems Fight to Keep Residents' Voice in Planning

At Monday’s council meeting Lib Dem councillors debated and agreed a motion on the Government’s proposals to reform the planning system.   In a passionate opening speech by Cllr David Bartolucci, who presented the motion, he described the plans as, “a crude attempt to silence and dilute the voic...

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Sutton Lib Dems welcome Tory u-turn on Free School Meals

Sutton Lib Dems welcome Tory u-turn on Free School Meals

Liberal Democrat councillors and campaigners in Sutton have welcomed a change in policy by the Tory Government to fund free school meals. 

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Teach Black History Everyday

Teach Black History Everyday

When I started teaching, I taught in a vibrant, multi-cultural school with teachers from all ethnic backgrounds. An Irish head, a Pakistani deputy and leading black senior staff, all women. I never thought about it then, but it made a difference on how the curriculum was taught in that school – ...

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Liberal Democrats in Sutton have a long and unrivalled record of service to their community through the popular borough council as well as former Members of Parliament, Tom Brake, Paul Burstow and Graham Tope, and their many hundreds of dedicated volunteer activists.

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