Local government finance hits poorer communities the hardest - especially in Sussex

Local government finance hits poorer communities the hardest   Responding to the Local Government Finance Settlement, Liberal Democrat Local Government Spokesperson Wera Hobhouse said:   “This settlement does nothing to address the growing inequalities across our country. The highly regressive co...

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Renters' Rights Victory!

For too long, tenants have been made to pay additional, unnecessary fees when renting a place to live.   After years of LibDems putting pressure on the Government, on Tuesday they agreed major concessions on the Tenant Fees Bill.   We campaigned to:   significantly limit the fees that could be c...

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Lewes Lib Dems push for fair funding for local schools

Responding to recent reports that Lewes schools are being encouraged to consider a move towards a Multi-Academy Trust, local Lib Dems are pushing the Conservative-controlled County Council for greater clarity on the proposed schools budget. Lib Dems support local democratic accountability for sch...

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