Lib Dems challenge Sutton MPs to oppose PM’s plan to break international law

The Sutton Liberal Democrats have today written to Elliot Colburn (Conservative, Carshalton & Wallington) and Paul Scully (Conservative, Sutton & Cheam) and challenged them to oppose Boris Johnson’s attempts to break international law.

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Anger as each Sutton school gets just TEN coronavirus test kits

Sutton councillors have expressed anger after learning that Conservative ministers have only given 10 coronavirus test kits to each school in the borough- meaning 700 test kits for a pupil population of 48,000.

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Statement on low-traffic areas and school streets

Thank you chair and as lead member on this project I want to address the committee tonight and more importantly speak directly to any residents that are listening. 

This item was discussed at this committee meeting on 6th July and members approved, cross-party, the principles of delivering low-traffic areas and school streets to keep our children safe. Members also approved cross-party the specific schemes that we received funding for.

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Sutton Lib Dems slam Tory planning free-for-all that will lead to “slums of the future”

Sutton’s lead Councillors for planning policy are calling for the Government to rethink their plans to tear-up planning regulations which will deny local residents a say about what is built in their neigbourhoods.

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Sutton’s Tory MPs fail to back putting Grenfell recommendations into law

With this week marking the first anniversary of the terrible fire in Worcester Park which destroyed the homes of 23 families, Sutton residents have expressed their shock at both Tory MPsfailing to back the Grenfell inquiry recommendations.

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Sutton MP & Tory minister REJECTS further support for local businesses

Sutton & Cheam MP Paul Scully, also Minister for London, has been criticised for refusing to allow London councils to keep underspent Covid grants and further support local businesses.

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Tories urged to rethink cutting free bus travel for 15,000 young people across Sutton

As the school year resumes, Sutton’s Liberal Democrat councillors have challenged local Conservative politicians to help protect free travel for all under-18s in the borough.
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Sutton Lib Dems welcome Ed Davey as new leader and launch of National Listening Project

In his acceptance speech, Ed Davey announced his plans to “get beyond Westminster” and speak to people across the country so they can tell us “what matters most to them.”

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Eviction ban extended after calls from Sutton Council’s housing lead

Tory ministers have been forced to extend the ban on landlords being able to evict tenants during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rail fare hike “unjustifiable”, says Sutton Council transport chair

Manuel Abellan, Sutton Council’s lead on transport, has called for a freeze on rail fares following the announcement that the Retail Price Index rose by 1.6% in July, which will be used to calculate the increase in fares at the end of the year.

 

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