Support needed to protect local workers and prevent redundancies, Lib Dems warn

The Liberal Democrats are urging the Government to extend furlough support until it is safe to do so and bring forward bespoke packages of support for key sectors, such as hospitality, or face local unemployment.

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Parking Consultation Update

Sutton Council have been consulting residents across the borough about parking. Residents in “Geographical Area Two” of the parking strategy (parts of Carshalton, Carshalton Beeches, Cheam and Belmont) have recently been consulted about what parking solutions they want in their area.

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REVEALED: Carshalton & Wallington MP never wrote to TfL over bus service he claimed ‘to have saved’

Last week saw Conservative MP Elliot Colburn claiming to champion the Go Sutton bus service- but a Freedom of Information request has revealed he’s never written to TfL or met with TfL officials on the matter.

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Happy Pride Month from Sutton Liberal Democrats

The Sutton Liberal Democrats wish every member of the LGBTQ Community a happy Pride Month! In the midst of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, it may be hard to find ways to celebrate together but that does not make the month any less important.

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“Stop kids going hungry this summer”, local councillors urge Sutton’s Tory MPs

Local councillors have warned the borough’s Tory MPs that up to 4,600 children across Sutton could go hungry if ministers do not reverse their decision to end a vital voucher scheme. A petition for local residents has also been launched.

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Council partners with ViaVan to support vulnerable residents

Sutton Council and ViaVan, who recently partnered to bring you the on-demand bus service GoSutton, have once again come together in the face of the Covid-19 crisis to supply emergency food and supplies to more than 1,000 vulnerable residents across the borough.

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Planning Committee rejects Sheen Way application

In a decisive vote, Sutton’s Planning Committee decided that, on balance, the application to build a new special needs school on Sheen Way ex-playing field should not be supported.

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South London artist revamps Sutton Station bridge

The bridge at Sutton Train Station has received a revamp courtesy of South London artist Lionel Stanhope. Stanhope has been transforming railway bridges across London with his unique style of retro typography.

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#BlackLivesMatter

The tragic death of George Floyd has shaken not just America but Britain too.

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Sutton and Cheam Tory MP doubles-down by backing Cummings

On Monday, Lib Dem Spokesperson for Sutton & Cheam Hina Bokhari sent an open letter to Paul Scully concerning the behaviour of Boris Johnson’s top aide Dominic Cummings and his recent trip to Durham during lock-down. In the letter, Hina urged Mr. Scully to join the ever-growing list of Tory MPs calling for Mr. Cummings’ resignation.

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