Campaigners in Peterborough have been forced to set up a new petition on the council’s own website! Why? Well, sadly the Tory controlled City Council said they did not recognise the Change.org petition, that was launched a few weeks ago, and has received OVER 5,000 signatures! The new petition on the council’s website, needs 500 signatures to force a full council debate which would involve all elected councillors. It only takes a second or two, so add YOUR support now by visiting here! Got a Twitter account? Ask your followers to add their NAME to the petition by simply TOUCHING this link: http://ctt.ec/dl0i4 A decision to hand the contract to Skanska[…]
At the latest meeting of Full Council at the Town Hall, Liberal Democrat City Councillors handed in a petition opposing the Conservative controlled council’s decision to charge local residents to have their brown bin collected. Commenting, Cllr Darren Fower said: “It’s just ridiculous! Its another Tory scheme that’s failed, and now they want you to pay for their mistakes. Their ability to deal with waste has meant that processing Garden Waste has not been properly dealt with and now this extra charge, on top of your council tax bill, could see more people simply placing their garden waste into their black bins. “This will mean that it will be disposed[…]
Thanks to the hard work of local Liberal Democrat activists in Peterborough and across the UK, the Lib Dems are part of the Coalition Government which has resulted in many positive achievements – including giving 24 million people a £700 tax cut. NOW our chaps in Government want to do even more by cutting taxes by another £100! “People have lived with austerity for years. Your sacrifices have made it possible for us to fix the economy. It’s only fair that we give something back to you.” We want to give you a £100 tax cut because you’ve earned it. Sign the petition for a £100 tax cut.