Sutton Council & schools distribute 1,500 laptops to local children

Figures reveal Sutton Council and schools have distributed 1,500 laptops to local children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
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Over HALF A MILLION invested across Sutton: 24 different projects receive go-ahead

Every year, Lib Dem Sutton Council asks residents what they would like us to invest in through our annual Neighbourhood Fund.

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“WHERE WERE THEY?” - Sutton Tory MPs skip crucial votes on Council tax, cladding & Universal Credit

Conservative MPs Paul Scully and Elliot Colburn have been slammed for missing THREE crucial votes in the House of Commons on the cut to Universal Credit, the government's Council Tax increase and the cladding scandal.

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REVEALED: 4,000 Sutton residents risk relying on foodbanks if Tories cut Universal Credit

Up to 4,000 Sutton residents could end up being driven to foodbanks if Tory ministers proceed with cutting Universal Credit by £20 per week.

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497 residents receive £500 self-isolation payments from Sutton Council

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, Sutton Council has so far ensured 497 low-income residents across the borough have received £500 self-isolation payments.

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New consultation on road schemes this spring

Sutton Liberal Democrats will launch a public consultation on low traffic neighbourhood and school street schemes later this spring.

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Worcester Park LTN Update

Since the beginning of the trial in Worcester Park we have been working hard to collate resident feedback and engage with residents in the area. In October 2020 we spent 4 hours discussing the scheme with residents, mostly from Ruskin Drive. We also discussed the scheme at the recent Environment & Neighborhood Committee meeting, the North Cheam and Worcester Park local committee meeting, met with the Hamptons Management Committee and with over 20 residents representing different roads in the area.

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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 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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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 voices of local communities and residents. Moreover, it is an attack on Localism and local decision making. Forcing the will of the people to be subjugated to a centralised Government algorithm.”

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