Kent people will pay a very heavy price for this budget from KCC

Kent people will pay a very heavy price for this budget from KCC

Trudy Dean's speech at the Kent County Council budget debate on Thursday 11th February I received an email a couple of weeks ago from a constituent thanking me for KCC neglect. He said that he had got off a charge of speeding because the speed limit signs were so dirty the court deemed them impos...

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COUNCIL TAX LATEST!! SPECIAL LEVY ON TONBRIDGE

COUNCIL TAX LATEST!! SPECIAL LEVY ON TONBRIDGE

The way residents in Tonbridge are charged for local Tonbridge services from the Borough Council will be changing from this April. When the Borough was formed in 1974, no successor town council was put in place – unlike Sevenoaks. The Borough Council has dealt with facilities in Tonbridge and cha...

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Kent’s Coroners Service

Kent’s Coroners Service

At the County Council Budget Debate on Thursday, 9th February the Liberal Democrat Group will be asking for an in depth investigation into the costs incurred by the Coroners service in Kent. Although KCC meets the costs of the Coroners Service, they have no control over them. A report to councill...

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Restore these cuts to the most desperate people in Kent

Restore these cuts to the most desperate people in Kent

Tomorrow Thursday, Liberal Democrats at County Hall will propose that an effective cut of £500,000 to supply Crisis Payments to people in desperate circumstances be struck out of KCC's budget. In the open letter copied below to Paul Carter Conservative Leader of KCC, Trudy Dean Lib Dem Group Lead...

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Lib Dem membership surges to 82,000 - the highest level in two decades

Lib Dem membership surges to 82,000 - the highest level in two decades

More than 4,000 people join the party in January Liberal Democrat membership has surged past 82,000 - the highest level for two decades - as more and more people feel inspired by the party as the real opposition to the Conservatives. More than 4,000 people have joined the party in January, turned...

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Unfair funding formula needs to be replaced by openness and transparency

Unfair funding formula needs to be replaced by openness and transparency

Trudy Dean's response to Paul Carter's speech on fair funding at Kent County Council on 26th January I'd like to congratulate Mr Carter on his opening speech with which there was very little content that I could disagree. I think Mr Latchford got it absolutely right, when he responded, that what ...

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Tonbridge and Malling Christmas & New Year Collections 2016/17

Tonbridge and Malling Christmas & New Year Collections 2016/17

There will be no suspension of the green-lidded bin service this year. A bin hanger with Christmas collection arrangements is being delivered to all households in the first two weeks of December. The hanger also has lots of useful advice on recycling over the festive season. If you have a black b...

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