Our August 2009 monthly report is now available. Click here or go to the box on the left.
My May 2009 is now available on-line. Click on May 2009 report for parish councils in the box on the left to acccess it.
If you want an update on my re-election campaign click on the David and Sue’s Campaign link in the box on the left. Or simply click here.
I have uploaded all my expense claims for the last financial year. They can be accessed by clicking Expenses in the menu box on the left. I will upload previous years’ claims shortly but if you’d like to see them in the meantime please drop me an email and I’ll send them to you. I also post April and May 2009 as soon as I have completed them.
I have published my annual report for the year. Click on Annual report 2008/09in the panel on the left. I have also added a digest of my ‘and finally’ paragraphs from my monthly reports.
Cambridgeshire Liberal Democrats have published their manifesto for the forthcoming Cambridgeshire County Council elections. These will take place 4th June, the same day as the European Parliamentary Elections. Read the rest of this entry.
Younger people may only know Sir Clement from the Radio 4 panel show ‘Just a Minute’, his last contribution to which was broadcast a few weeks ago. Certainly he was a regular panelist for over 40 years, the show started in 1967, and he was the only surviving member of the original panel. Back in 1967 Clement Freud was one of the first ‘celebrity chefs’, a restaurateur, a writer on food, drink and horse racing, and a TV and radio personality. His dry, mordant wit and lugubrious manner made him then the perfect foil for other Just a Minute panelists such as Kenneth Williams. He is pictured above with one of his fellow, current contributers, Paul Merton. Read the rest of this entry.
At the recent Lib Dem spring conference in Harrogate the Cambridgeshire County Council Lib Dem group was named ‘highly commended’ in the Local Governement Association (LGA) Lib Dem group of the year awards. Read the rest of this entry.
Someone should tell Gallaghers that it’s Orchard Park not Arbury Park. The school is Orchard Park community primary school, the council is Orchard Park Community Council, Stagecoach’s bus timtetables refer to Orchard Park and the community web-site is no longer inside Arbury park but www.insideorchardpark.com. So why doesn’t Gallaghers get the message? Read the rest of this entry. Read the rest of this entry.
The Liberal Democrat alternative budget for Cambridgeshire proposes a 2.9%increase in Council Tax this year compared to the Conservative plan for a 4.7% hike, way above inflation. Next year the LD increase would be 3.7% as against another 4.7% from the Tories. In addition, the Liberal Democrats propose £10.5 million extra spending on priority services. Read the rest of this entry.