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Lib Dems Criticise County Council over ‘Pay More, Get Less’ of Potential Library Closures and Council Tax Rise

Lib Dems Criticise County Council over ‘Pay More, Get Less’ of Potential Library Closures and Council Tax Rise

Liberal Democrats at Somerset County Council are very disappointed over the news that libraries across Somerset are being put to consultation with the potential that a significant number could close, whilst at the same time announcing a hike in Council Tax.  Speaking on behalf of the Lib Dems on...

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Lib Dem Initiative Continues to Succeed

    Somerset's teacher training programme. SCITT, has been rated outstanding by Ofsted for high-level learning support and opportunities. The rating has been maintained since 2005 and recognised by the National College for Teaching and Learning as being in the top 25%.  Opposition Lib Dem Leader ...

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Council Acquire Wilkinson's Building

South Somerset District Council (SSDC) is delighted to confirm its decision to acquire the Wilkos building in Middle Street, Yeovil.   This is the second investment decision following on from the purchase of the M&S Yeovil building in September, as part of the Council’s new Commercial Strate...

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Changes to Learning Disabilities Under Fire

Changes to Learning Disabilities Under Fire

    On Wednesday (8th Nov) at the Somerset County Council's Scrutiny Committee, parents, people with Learning Disabilities, volunteers, staff members and union officials joined forces to present the case to councillors that the changes to Learning Disability Services are not working. In April thi...

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Jane Lock Slams Failure of Authorities

Jane Lock Slams Failure of Authorities

  On November 2nd a Serious Case Review was published in response to the abuse of girls in the Yeovil Area. Jane Lock (pictured below), Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Somerset County Council, said ‘I have read the Serious Case Review report of the dreadful abuse suffered by girls in Yeovil. ...

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