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Draft Local Plan: A poor result from a poor process

You may be aware that Canterbury City Council has published its draft local plan, the document that sets the framework for everything the council does until 2045. The Canterbury City Council Liberal Democrat Councillors wholeheartedly reject this plan, both on the basis of its content and the way in which it has been created and […]

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Cabinet system eliminates debate

Liberal Democrats are furious that the Canterbury Conservatives are stifling democratic debate by excluding cross party discussion on council motions. Lib Dem leader, Cllr Michael Dixey said “Under the new cabinet systems, motions are being automatically referred to the exclusive six members of the Tory cabinet, who systematically take turns to read prepared speeches in […]

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Lib Dems Support Canterbury Pride

Canterbury Liberal Democrats continued to support Canterbury Pride, marching in the parade, and collecting over 500 signatures on our petition to ban conversion therapy for all groups.

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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 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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