Liberal Democrats in East Yorkshire say residents are suffering while the tories focus on their leadership battle. As a result, they intend to take direct action and raise the concerns at the next possible opportunity.
Councillors will be seeking to put pressure on the Government at ERYC when the Full Council meets this week to tackle the cost of living emergency and to locally create a Cost of Living Summit.
In a dramatic move at East Riding Council Annual General Meeting, Conservative Councillor Charlie Bayram crossed the floor at the start of the meeting to join the Liberal Democrats on the Opposition benches.
The defection has also prompted the local LibDems to say they think there will be a seismic shift from Conservative to Lib Dem at the next local elections.
Beverley’s Liberal Democrats have called on local Conservative MP Graham Stuart to sack Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak following the revelation that both are to be fined over lockdown-breaking parties at Number 10.
The Liberal Democrats are also calling for Parliament to be recalled immediately so MPs can hold a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson as Prime Minister, following the revelation that both he and Rishi Sunak are to be fined over lockdown-breaking parties at Number 10.
Liberal Democrat councillors are celebrating after the East Riding of Yorkshire Council has finally brought forward a planning application to construct the long-awaited Beverley Park & Ride.
The Liberal Democrats on East Riding Council have been campaigning for two years to persuade the council to bring forward the construction phase of the Park and Ride, but their proposals put forward to full Council on four occasions over the last two years have always been blocked by the ruling Conservative group.
Beverley Labour’s attempt to confuse the voters of Minster South by passing their candidate off as an Independent in the Beverley Town Council by-election, ended in chaos last night as Lib Dem, Graham Johnson stormed to victory with 57% of the vote, and more votes than the Conservative and Labour (Independent) candidates combined.
The East Riding Liberal Democrats have warned that the three Conservative MP’s David Davis, Greg Knight and Andrew Percy representing the area are risking a “new Windrush-style scandal” after they voted to refuse to offer EU citizens physical proof of their right to stay in the UK. The remaining Tory MP Graham Stuart was absent from the Vote, according to Hansard.
A property in Beverley of great historic interest is set to get a new lease of life as a result of council intervention.
The Grade 2 listed house on Norwood Far Grove has stood empty for a number of years. Since then it has been an eyesore for residents on the street who have for years been calling for the council to take action.