News Archive - Canterbury Liberal Democrats


Ben’s Night Mayor

In a very unusual annual meeting on Canterbury City Council on 18 May, opposition councillors inflicted a humiliating defeat on Council Leader Ben Fitter-Harding. As the ruling Conservative group enters what we fervently hope will be its last year in power, the leader had hoped to reinstall Cllr Pat Todd for his fifth, and second […]

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Public and Councillors gagged over Local Plan

The City Council press release on the Local Plan confirms that this is being worked on by officers in secret.  This has been going on for months.  No councillors are involved in the process.  No members of the public, residents’ associations or parish councils are involved at all. The current Local Plan was put together […]

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Car Park Farce

Nick Eden-Green responds to Canterbury City Council’s car park sell off

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Conservatives vote down Lib Dem Amendment that would help the most vulnerable

Councillor Mike Sole presented an amendment to help the district’s most vulnerable residents.

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Lib Dem Budget Speech

Councillor Mike Sole presented the Liberal Democrats’ response to the Conservative group’s budget

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Lib Dems stand aside in Gorrell

We are advising our supporters to lend their vote to either the Green or the Labour candidate

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Council failing residents on affordable homes

Canterbury City Council is failing woefully on its affordable homes target.

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Regeneration Committee 30 September 2021

A summary of the Regeneration Committee meeting

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Lib Dem Councillors fight festival funding fiasco

Liberal Democrat Councillors deplore plans to withdraw financial support from popular festivals

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KCC must act on Public Rights of Way

The average number of days to resolve a fault has now increased to over a month

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