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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Merton Lib Dem Budget Amendments

Merton Liberal Democrats realise that the cuts to local government funding are significant and it is clear as a result that difficult decisions need to be made. These cuts go beyond what can reasonably be expected to be delivered through efficiency savings and we join others in calling on the gov...

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Support for rough sleepers in cold weathers - Severe Weather Emergency Protocol

The Severe Weather Emergency Protocol (SWEP) is activated by the Mayor and Greater London Authority in case of temperatures forecast below freezing anywhere in London. When SWEP is "activated", the arrangements in Merton are: If you become aware of a potential rough sleeper, please make a referr...

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