Lib Dem success at getting extra cash for schools

Merton Liberal Democrats succeeded in getting the Council to look at bringing in an additional voluntary Council tax donations for the most expensive properties.  This is estimated to raise an additional £130k to help mitigate some of the cuts in education  spending.  Liberal Democrat Cllr Hina B...

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Police station campaigner selected as Wimbledon Lib Dem candidate for MP

Paul Kohler selected as Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Wimbledon The man who led the successful legal challenge against the proposed closure of Wimbledon Police Station has been selected by the Lib Dems as their candidate to be the next MP for Wimbledon. Cllr Paul Kohler, the Lib Dem counci...

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Budget decisions at Merton Council

On Wednesday, Merton Council held a meeting to decide its budget for the coming year. There have been severe cuts to local government funding in recent years. However, local Lib Dem councillors examined the proposed budget, and came up with a number of ways to reduce cuts to vital services, innov...

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