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  • Challenge the Tory Planning Regime GLD fringe screenshot from September 2020 (greenlibdems.org.uk)
    Article: Feb 25, 2021

    Challenging the Tory Planning Regime
    From Green Lib Dem Fringe at the Liberal Democrat Conference September 2020
    Transcript and subtitles edited by Stefan Petszaft
    shortcode to this page: http://grn.lib.dm/a41dvt
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VA2NtGefxTc&feature=youtu.be



    Steve Mason : Hi everyone. Good to see everyone who's here. There's quite a few of you joining this, which is really encouraging to see.

  • Steff Dr Who
    Article: Feb 24, 2021

    Norfolk Liberal Democrats have summarised the proposals in Norfolk County Council's budget as "unimaginative".

    Steff Aquarone, Liberal Democrat Group Leader, said "Norfolk's recovery from the pandemic cannot be business as usual with the same tired out old ideas. We need a bold, new vision for Norfolk. The Conservatives have simply relied on government handouts whilst continually asking people to pay more for less.

  • Article: Feb 24, 2021
    By Layla Moran

    25 years ago our former leader Paddy Ashdown laid out the stakes for Britain's position in the world:

    Britain's role as the bulwark against tyranny in two wars this century was not a product of isolationism. It was the natural response of a nation used to engaging in the world and certain about its role as a European power.

  • Follow the money - do we need a Carbon Tax? at GreenLibDem Conference 30th June 2020 (greenlibdems.org.uk)
    Article: Feb 22, 2021

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  • Article: Feb 22, 2021

    Millions of people across the country have made untold sacrifices in the past year.

    Boris Johnson must not squander the months of sacrifice by millions of people and businesses across the country

    People have been isolated from their families, hundreds of thousands of businesses have been shuttered and our precious freedoms have been curtailed.

  • Steff walking
    Article: Feb 22, 2021

    Here is the speech given by Steff Aquarone, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group on Norfolk County Council on the council's budget and on initial proposals to show what the Liberal Democrats would do to speed up Norfolk's recovery from the Covid pandemic.

    "I'd like to start by acknowledging what previous speakers have said… that for all of us here, this past year has been like no other. And to thank the council officers who have worked tirelessly and adaptively to do what they can, with the resources they've been given.

  • Plasterboard waste
    Article: Feb 22, 2021

    A one day trial to allow people who carried out home improvements during the lockdown to dispose of the waste for free at the County's Household Waste Recycling sites is being proposed.

    The trial would be available once people are allowed to travel safely again, across all the County's recycling centres allowing disposal of up to three items free of charge for a fixed period.

  • CityTree
    Article: Feb 19, 2021

    Norwich's most polluted street could be in for a clean up thanks to innovative air filtering technology.

    CityTrees, which are made by green technology firm Green City Solutions, are the world's first biotech pollution filter and use living plants and mosses to filter pollutants from the air, creating microenvironments of cleaner air that benefit residents and passers-by.