Southwark Labour Youth Services Spend Dropped by 82% in 10 Years

Southwark Labour’s council spend on youth services fell by 82% in 10 years, a Liberal Democrat question revealed on Wednesday evening.

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Southwark Labour Vote to Keep Golden Goodbyes

Southwark Labour voted down an amendment on Wednesday evening, which would have scrapped loss-of-office payments for outgoing cabinet members.

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Southwark Liberal Democrats Call for Solidarity with Ukraine

The Liberal Democrats on Wednesday welcomed Labour’s review of Southwark Council’s pension fund investments into Russian firms amid the Ukrainian war.

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Southwark Council Declares January as Tamil Heritage Month

A cross-party motion was passed on Wednesday evening enshrining January as Tamil Heritage Month in Southwark for future years.

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Labour Refuses to Back Campaign to Re-open Southwark Post Offices

Southwark Labour voted down an amendment on Wednesday evening, which would have led to the council campaigning to re-open community post offices.

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Leader's Column in Southwark News March 2022 - 'Over a decade of short-term Labour policies'

Southwark Council’s budget cycles always serve as a reminder of Labour’s short-term, superficial policies after more than a decade in power.

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Councillors to Vote on Bermondsey Carnival Funding

Councillors will be forced to vote on Bermondsey Carnival funding at the March council assembly, the Liberal Democrats revealed on Friday.

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Southwark Liberal Democrat Position on the Dulwich LTN

As Liberal Democrats, we are firmly committed to protecting the environment, and tackling pollution and congestion. Liberal Democrats also want to make it easier and safer for people to walk and cycle. Where appropriately designed and in proper consultation with the local community, Low Traffic Neighbourhoods can help achieve those goals. 

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Liberal Democrat Pressure Leads to Southwark Council Climate Spend

Southwark Liberal Democrat pressure resulted in the council announcing its allocation on Wednesday evening of a portion of a £25m climate emergency fund.

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Southwark Labour Votes to Keep Budget Cuts to Vulnerable

Southwark Labour voted down a budget amendment on Wednesday evening that would have guaranteed protection for services for the vulnerable in the council’s budget.

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