Paul Clark

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by Paul Clark on 11 November, 2010

  New Lib Dem plans will protect our local Post Offices after years of Labour cuts.  Your Hitchin Focus Team is pleased that the Liberal Democrats in government are delivering on another one of their promises. Under Labour 5,000 Post Offices were closed. The Lib Dem plan will see the Post  Office:  Becoming a One-stop […]

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by Paul Clark on 3 November, 2010

  This could be your chance… Landshare brings together people who have a passion for home-grown food.It’s for people who: ·        Want to grow veg but don’t have anywhere to do it ·        Have a spare bit of land they’re prepared to share ·        Can help in some way – from sharing knowledge and lending […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE

by Paul Clark on 10 September, 2009

Climate Change is a major issue facing everyone and Liberal Democrats believe that we in North Herts need to do our share to combat the problem.  It was therefore disappointing to see the Conservatives Council’s recently published Climate Strategy.  Which while outlining the various problems that exist it does nothing to address them. Two years […]

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HITCHIN TOWN HALL

by Paul Clark on 10 September, 2009

Despite widespread opposition from local residents, the Conservatives on North Herts have given to go ahead to look at turning Hitchin Town Hall into a Museum.Questions at a recent meeting revealed that the Council has no idea what would happen to the existing museum and might have to pay hundreds of thousands of pounds to […]

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GIVE US BACK OUR RIGHTS!

by Paul Clark on 9 March, 2009

The Liberal Democrats have published their Freedom Bill, detailing how the party plans to roll back the authoritarian laws passed by both Labour and Conservative governments which have undermined civil liberties. Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords protest the restrictions on demonstrating outside Parliament during the passage of the Serious and Organised Crime Act. […]

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LIB DEMS PROPOSE £1 MILLION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

by Paul Clark on 27 February, 2009

Liberal Democrats condemned the Conservative group at county hall for failing to back proposals to increase spending on youth by £1 million. Liberal Democrats at County Hall say: ‘It beggars belief that the Tory run County Council still does not get it. Young people need to be given something to do. Our proposals would have […]

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Council Offices

by Paul Clark on 26 February, 2009

North Herts Council is now planning to spend a massive £10.6 million pounds on new council offices – 40% more than they originally estimated. The revised figures was presented to the Council’s Cabinet as part of the Council’s budget for 2009/10.  Liberal Democrats say “This is an outrageous amount of money for the Council to […]

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Conservatives Waste and Tax

by Paul Clark on 26 February, 2009

The Tories have refused to cut waste at County Hall when confronted in the budget debate with the need for much deeper reductions in costs. Lib Dem say: ‘The Tories are boasting that they have made £17.4 million efficiency savings. But at a time of deep recession it should not be too difficult. Suppliers know […]

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HITCHIN DANGER ROADS

by Paul Clark on 26 February, 2009

Roads in our town are becoming increasingly hazardous due to several factors;-On Hitchin Hill past Standhill Road the road has been steadily crumbling.  We are now told that this will now be resurfaced in March next year but we wait to see what happens. The Conservative run County Council continue to waste taxpayer’s money with […]

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Supporting Elderly People failing

by Paul Clark on 26 February, 2009

Recent changes of contracts have left some elderly residents with no care services at all. This has been cause by a hand’s off approach by Conservative run Herts County Council.  As the care providers changed it became clear that the Council had not been monitoring the status of the previous contract and staff were left […]

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