Southwark Approves Hundreds of Fossil Fuel Homes in Six Months

Southwark Council approved hundreds of homes in the past six months that are fossil-fuel reliant for heating, Liberal Democrat research revealed on Tuesday.

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Southwark 11th Highest Fly-Tipping Authority Nationally in Latest Data

Southwark Council had the 11th highest amount of fly-tipping incidents per 1,000 people nationally, according to government data on Wednesday.

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Southwark Street Cleaning Budget, Team Cut by Fifth in Last Decade

Southwark Council cut its street cleaning budget and team by nearly a fifth in the last ten years, according to Liberal Democrat research released on Friday.

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Southwark Labour Refuse to Set Deadlines for Climate Action (Again!)

Southwark Labour once again denied the request to put deadlines to their climate actions at a council meeting on Wednesday night.

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Southwark Labour Reject Attempts to Increase Bins, Recycling, Cleaning Staff

Southwark Labour refused Liberal Democrat calls for more bins, recycling and cleaning staff in the borough at a council assembly on Wednesday night.

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Southwark Liberal Democrats Attack Labour for Not Going Far Enough on Climate Emergency

The Liberal Democrats blasted Labour for dragging their heels on actions to mitigate climate change and pushed them to go further at Southwark’s Council Assembly on Wednesday evening.

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Leader's Column in Southwark News November 2021 - ‘Southwark 14th Worst for Air Pollution in England’

Cop26 is helping showcase the inaction of our world leaders on climate change, but it should not let Labour’s unambitious council policy off the hook.

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Leader's Column in Southwark News October 2021

Copy Haringey and Charge Triple Council Tax on ‘Vacant Properties’

 

Empty homes and moving the homeless out of London show the twisted state housing in Southwark, writes Cllr Hamish McCallum…

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Southwark Council refuse to listen to residents on Dulwich, Peckham traffic schemes despite Liberal Democrat appeals

Pleas to give residents a voice on Dulwich low-traffic schemes were refused on Wednesday after the Liberal Democrats exhausted all options to ensure concerns were addressed. 

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Leader's Column in Southwark News - September 2021

Southwark Council Needs to Keep Our Borough Clean


Some of the most basic and universal services provided by all local councils are waste collection, recycling, and street cleaning...

writes Cllr Hamish McCallum, leader of Southwark Liberal Democrats in this week's Southwark News…see full article here or read below.

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