Bromley Council spent £90,000 on Consultants for Bullers Wood Planning Appeal

Bromley Council spent £90,000 on Consultants for Bullers Wood Planning Appeal

Bromley Council spent over £90,000 on Consultants' Fees for the planning application and appeals for Bullers Wood School for Boys, it has been revealed today.   The Council have once again refused to divulge the amount of money they spent on legal fees, stating that the Queens Counsel they used h...

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Bromley Lib Dem Membership Soars by 40%

Bromley Lib Dem Membership Soars by 40%

Membership of Bromley Liberal Democrats has soared since the party won the European Elections in London - an increase of 40% which has taken the membership to a record level.   Nationally, the party’s membership now tops 115,000. Each of the three constituencies in the Bromley borough party – Bec...

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Jo Swinson is Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Jo Swinson is Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Jo Swinson is the new leader of the Liberal Democrats, and immediately declared that her first priority is - as it is for all of us - to Stop Brexit!  "We're at a pivotal moment, our country needs a strong, liberal movement more than ever.  This is only the country of Nigel Farage and Boris Johns...

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Petition for Safe Crossing for Eden Park High School

Petition for Safe Crossing for Eden Park High School

During our by-election campaign last November, we campaigned for a safe crossing near the junction of Upper Elmers End Road and Balmoral Road - we were concerned that this crossing point had already been highlighted as dangerous by local residents, and the opening of the new Eden Park High School...

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Jo Johnson - taking the family line on Brexit?

Jo Johnson - taking the family line on Brexit?

Bromley Lib Dems were dismayed when our two of our three local MP's (Bob Stewart and Jo Johnson) supported the Government's attempt to flagrantly usurp the authority of Parliament in order to force through a no deal Brexit that nobody voted for (Bob Neill MP for Bromley and Chislehurst was absent...

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Bromley Council Meeting July 2019

On Monday 15th July, Julie Ireland, Rick Das and myself went along to Bromley Council’s general meeting of councillors to ask important questions, hold the council to account and represent the values of the Liberal Democrats. There were several interesting debates and announcements at the meeting...

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Pride Flag is NOT Divisive say Lib Dems

Pride Flag is NOT Divisive say Lib Dems

The Leader of Bromley Council, Cllr Colin Smith, claimed during a Council meeting on Monday (15 July) that the LGBT Pride flag was divisive.   Asked whether the Council would fly the Pride Flag during Pride week he replied that they wouldn't, instead they would fly the Union Flag - "a flag that u...

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Bromley Council to be Carbon Neutral by 2029

Bromley Council to be Carbon Neutral by 2029

Bromley Council passed a motion on Monday evening (15th July) to be carbon neutral by 2029, in just 10 years.   Many local residents had emailed their councillors to support the motion and a significant number were present in the chamber - just to make sure they knew that this kind of policy was ...

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West Wickham Misery Continues

West Wickham Misery Continues

Everyone moans when roadworks start but we put up with the inconvenience as it should yield a long term improvement. However, West Wickham-ites are losing patience.  And most are confused - and worried - about how exactly cyclists and pedestrians are going to safely share the pavement once the wo...

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Standards in Public life - Whatever happened to the Nolan Principles?

Standards in Public life - Whatever happened to the Nolan Principles?

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