Opposition Councillors demand extraordinary council meeting as Somerset heads towards bankruptcy

  26/09/2018 Somerset’s Lib Dem county councillors have called on the chair of Somerset County Council to hold an extraordinary meeting to explain the Conservatives’ emergency budget in more detail and ensure that it is sufficiently robust to prevent Government officials stepping in and shutting ...

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County Lines Up Further Cuts

County Lines Up Further Cuts

“Conservatives’ financial incompetence has driven Somerset to the brink of bankruptcy,” says Lib Dem Leader, as Council releases its latest “Chopping List” of 76 service cuts  

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Latest Tory defection increases Lib Dem control in South Somerset

Latest Tory defection increases Lib Dem control in South Somerset

After over 3 years as a District Councillor and just over 1 year as a County Councillor Neil Bloomfield (Martock) has moved from the Conservatives to the Liberal Democrats.

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Mick Clark Responds as Marcus Fysh Flops on Newsnight

Mick Clark Responds as Marcus Fysh Flops on Newsnight

In the face of overwhelming evidence from industry experts, the current MP for Yeovil has attempted to shut down claims that a “No-deal Brexit” would lead to delays at ports and additional Tariffs. When confronted with suggestions, from the head of the British Sandwich Association, that leaving ...

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Somerset Tories Feel the Heat

Somerset Tories Feel the Heat

Following the unexpected resignation of Somerset County Council’s Chief Finance Officer after 31 years of highly-valued service, last week the County Council’s ruling Conservatives received two shock resignations from the Chair and Vice Chair of the Council’s influential Audit Committee. Both qui...

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