Lesley Bushnell and the Lib Dem Focus Team

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So, what does the Budget mean for us locally?

by lesleybushnell on 22 November, 2017

Nothing for Social Care Well for my money (pardon the pun), this Budget is a missed opportunity for the Government to address the crisis in social care funding. For our villages in rural Surrey, there is pressure on local councils delivering essential services to vulnerable residents. They are finding it hard to keep up with demand and […]

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The latest on the re-opening of Auclaye clay pit

by lesleybushnell on 27 October, 2017

Six years of misery for local residents from dirt and noise If the proposed re-opening of the Auclaye Claypit near Capel village goes ahead, it will inflict six years of misery on local residents with noise pollution, dust and loss of amenities extending over a period of five or six years. Bad enough you might […]

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Save our Green Environment

by lesleybushnell on 25 October, 2017

MOLE VALLEY DISTRICT COUNCIL LIBERAL DEMOCRAT GROUP STATEMENT FROM COUNCILLOR MARGARET COOKSEY, PLANNING SPOKESPERSON ‘The somewhat flawed but very important first consultation process for the new Local Plan has now concluded and the results are being analysed. The consultation, based on the disputed requirement to build nearly 6,000 additional new houses, has, as expected, raised […]

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