“Don’t use an election delay to hang on to power,” Lib Dems warn Somerset’s Conservatives

“Don’t use an election delay to hang on to power,” Lib Dems warn Somerset’s Conservatives

The Lib Dems in Somerset are warning the ruling Conservative group at the County Council not to call for a delay to next May’s local elections just to “hang on” to power.

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Lib Dems Support Ecological Emergency

Lib Dems Support Ecological Emergency

  At the recent Somerset West & Taunton Full Council meeting (29th September 2020) the motion to declare an ecological emergency was carried unanimously.

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Stronger Somerset approved at Somerset West and Taunton Full Council

 Stronger Somerset approved at Somerset West and Taunton Full Council

Somerset West and Taunton Council has given its overwhelming support to the Stronger Somerset Business Case, which proposes two new unitary Councils and a combined authority. 

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Gideon Amos Welcomes Sir Ed Davey as New Lib Dem Leader

Gideon Amos Welcomes Sir Ed Davey as New Lib Dem Leader

Gideon Amos, the Liberal Democrats' Parliamentary Spokesperson for Taunton Deane has messaged his friend and colleague Sir Ed Davey to congratulate him on convincingly winning the party’s leadership race. Gideon said Ed Davey’s election gives the party “newfound strength to stand up for trust, de...

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Mum Blasts County Conservatives' Special Needs Excuses

Mum Blasts County Conservatives' Special Needs Excuses

A Bishops Hull mum and former Somerset County Council parent representative has blasted the authority’s Conservative leaders for using its failures in special needs as an excuse to take over other councils and has launched a petition.

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Zero Carbon Homes To Be Built in Taunton

Zero Carbon Homes To Be Built in Taunton

Lib Dems running Somerset West and Taunton Council were delighted to announce that the Councli is embarking on providing up to 100 affordable zero-carbon homes which will also be council properties.      

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