We believe in a fair, free and open society, in which we seek to balance the fundamental values of liberty, equality and community, and in which no one shall be enslaved by poverty, ignorance or conformity.
Local members are active participants in district life. Whether it’s organising litter picks, speaking at council meetings, or even campaigning for a new hospital - you can be sure the Lib Dems will there, fighting your corner.
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In May this year, local residents will be going to the polls to decide who represents them on Kent County Council.
Kent County Council (KCC) is responsible for carrying out a number of tasks that affect all of us on a daily basis. It keeps the schools running, manages social care, looks after the roads, and maintains public libraries.
There are also by-elections for Canterbury City Council.
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It looks as if Ben Fitter-Harding and Canterbury City Council are about to embark on another great mistake. Consider a few home truths: Comparing Canterbury with Ghent is just plain daft. Ghent has a population some 6 times greater than Canterbury. If you want to make comparisons try Hereford, Salisbury or Perth. The current Local […]
I recently spoke at the Canterbury Council Planning Committee against application CA/21/00490 to change the use of the estate agent at 88 Rough Common Road from commercial to residential. I’m pleased to say that the application was rejected, with a recommendation to advertise the site for commercial use for two years. Why on earth would […]