View more tweets

View more tweets

Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

Review of the Year 2014-15

by John Shaw on 15 June, 2015

Taking the County Council to task over cuts As the budget that funds care services for the elderly, disabled and socially excluded was being slashed by the County Council, despite them placing more and more funds into reserves, Liberal Democrat  Borough Group Leader, Cllr Gavin James attended a meeting with County Council officials over cuts […]

Read more    Leave a comment

You can follow recent debates on these issues at: http://www.basingstoke.gov.uk/browse/council-and-democracy/councillors-democracy-and-elections/webcasts/2013.htm Planning and Infrastructure Committee 12th March: discussed a detailed external report on how the Borough Council has calculated likely future housing need. At Housing and Environment Committee on 14th March, I spoke at the beginning of the meeting on local people’s concerns about residents’ parking charges. […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Councillors Back Liberal Democrat Proposals

by John Shaw on 17 January, 2013

At the Full Council meeting on Thursday 10th January, Councillors of all parties and none rallied behind three Liberal Democrat proposals. It was a good night for us with three motions I proposed or seconded being passed by the Council.  Two motions were passed near unanimously and the third split the Conservative group, attracting enough for […]

Read more    Leave a comment

Action on Green Energy

by John Shaw on 16 October, 2010

Liberal Democrats are calling on Basingstoke and Deane Council to make a significant investment in renewable energy. In a motion seconded by John on Thursday 7 October, the Liberal Democrats called on the Council to: 1. Undertake an audit of Council owned property for renewable energy generation 2. Consider how the Council can make a step-change in the […]

Read more    1 Comment