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Chair and Vice Chair of Scrutiny Blackmail

by Gareth Wilson on 13 June, 2012

“Liberal Democrats on East Cambridgeshire District Council have expressed outrage that the council’s ruling Conservatives tried to blackmail the Lib Dem opposition into withdrawing a nomination at the authority’s Annual Meeting. The Conservatives then seized the vice-chairmanship of the council’s Scrutiny Committee for themselves when the Lib Dems did not give in. The Liberal Democrat […]

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by Gareth Wilson on 18 May, 2012

        Haddenham councillor Gareth Wilson has been elected leader of the nine-strong Liberal Democrat group on East Cambridgeshire District Council.         The election was held at the group’s annual general meeting on 12 May.  Littleport West councillor Neil Morrison was elected Deputy Leader, and will also retain the position of group chairman.         […]

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Following a debate on the Liberal Democrat amendment to reject the Conservative tax rise of 2.95%, instead accepting the 2.5% grant from central government, which would have meant that local taxpayers paid nothing extra, a vote was held. The record of that vote was that all the Conservatives voted to raise the tax and all […]

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Road Safety in Haddenham

by Gareth Wilson on 24 April, 2012

The Parish Council and your District Councillors have been trying to get improvements to Station Road traffic and speeding over the last 10 years.  Some improvements have been achieved but there is still much to be done   Most of our Road safety achievements were initiated by our Parish Council Road Safety Working Party and […]

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Witchford New Recycling Centre

by Gareth Wilson on 6 November, 2011

Gareth, Pauline and Ian were invited to the opening of the new household recycling centre on November 1st. This excellent facility is much better than the old site at Grunty Fen. It is only a pity that it is situated in the wrong place. (see previous article)   

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East of England Regional Conference

by Gareth Wilson on 1 November, 2011

Gareth and Pauline went to the Eastern Regional Liberal Democrat Conference on 22nd October in Cambridge. Our Region’s MPs were there and several members of the House of Lords We debated a Green Future for the East of England, The importance of Science in our region and the NHS changes. Julian Huppert MP for Cambridge         Simon […]

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Road Named

by Gareth Wilson on 10 October, 2011

During the election residents of Mill Yard asked for a proper road name so that deliveries and visitors could find them.  Gareth organised East Cambs to get this done and here it is.

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Gareth speaks on the conference

by Gareth Wilson on 10 October, 2011

Haddenham Result May 2011

by Gareth Wilson on 17 June, 2011

PARTY NAME – Number of Votes Conservative Candidate – 718 Conservative Candidate – 685 Conservative Candidate – 759 Ian Allen – Liberal Democrat – 887 Gareth Wilson – Liberal Democrat – 930 Pauline Wilson -Liberal Democrat – 864 Labour Candidate – 369

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Why you should vote Liberal Democrat

by Gareth Wilson on 15 April, 2011

• If we can elect sufficient Liberal Democratic councillors to East Cambs District Council we will hold an emergency budget, to put back the funding into Dial a Ride, Care and Repair, Citizens Advice Bureaux and the Recycling Credits. • We will continue to listen to people – no more fake consultations. • We will […]

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