Our heartfelt thanks

A message of thanks from your Southwark Liberal Democrat Councillors ...

 

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New leader for Southwark Cllr group to ensure residents and local business are at the heart of COVID recovery

We are pleased to announce Cllr Nick Johnson has been elected to take over as Leader of the Liberal Democrat Opposition at Southwark Council. This follows Cllr Anood Al-Samerai’s decision to call it time and hand on the baton after 10 incredible years of her leadership in representing the voice of residents.

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Don’t cut Southwark’s vital legal services when they are most needed

The Liberal Democrat Opposition Councillors have successfully called on the Council to stop cutting their funding provided to Citizen’s Advice Bureau and Southwark Law Centre as vital legal services needed in Southwark during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Southwark Lib Dem Councillors call foul on Southwark’s Climate Emergency Declaration

The lack of progress 15 months after the Climate Emergency that Southwark Council declared in March 2019, has been slammed by the Opposition Southwark Liberal Democrat Council Group.

The Lib Dem group successfully called in Labour’s recent cabinet report to scrutiny by raising concerns that the Council was hiding behind the pandemic by reducing consultation on the Climate Strategy. They now call for the Council to work harder to ensure that this does not happen.

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Southwark Lib Dem Councillors write COVID-19 Recommendations Letter to Council

The Southwark Liberal Democrat Council Group has written to the Leader and Chief Executive of the Council with a list of 30 suggestions to help Southwark residents and businesses during the lockdown.

The letter thanks council staff for all they have done and offers a set of practical and constructive recommendations for what more can be done.

The Lib Dems have also offered to work cooperatively with the Council administration in a cross-party group to focus on the borough’s medium and long term challenges.

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Camberwell and Peckham PPC

Liberal Democrats Select Anti-Knife Crime Activist Julia Ogiehor for Camberwell and Peckham

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Southwark Councillors Unite Against Hate

Southwark Councillors unanimously passed a motion last night, standing up against hate and calling for further work to  value  diversity and equality, not just in the borough but across society.

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Lib Dems call for permanent memorial for London Bridge Attacks victims

Southwark Liberal Democrats are calling for a permanent memorial to commemorate all those killed and injured in the London Bridge and Borough Market attacks and to mark the strength of the community response.

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Rotherhithe Bridge Scrapped

The Labour Mayor has broken a promise to deliver a cycle and pedestrian bridge from Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf.

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Labour Terminate Crime Scrutiny Panel

Southwark Liberal Democrats launched a scathing attack on Labour’s decision to abolish the Southwark Community Safety Scrutiny Commission.

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