Isle of Wight LibDem budget prioritises communities, business and the environment

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The Liberal Democrat Group on Isle of Wight council set out their proposals for an alternative budget - set to be debated on Wednesday - which sees a focus on community, businesses and the environment

Monday, 22nd February, 2021 10:56am

By Andrew Garratt with 2 readers' comments

Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats budget includes 30 min free parking, cash for libraries, beach cleaning and more

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The Isle of Wight Lib Dems say they would put more money into adult care and children's services, as well as keep funding for beach cleaning and community libraries and trial 30 minutes free parking in Newport

Tuesday, 25th February, 2020 12:06pm

By Andrew Garratt with 4 readers' comments

Liberal Democrat councillors put forward ‘prudent budget plans’

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The Isle of Wight LibDem councillors say their budget plans are prudent, paid for by redirecting money that would otherwise go into the Council’s transformation and general reserves.

Tuesday, 26th February, 2019 11:46am

By Andrew Garratt

Lib Dem’s budget amendments will ‘reduce the strain on services and on council tax payers’

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Reinvesting in youth services and the cross-Solent travel scheme that helps people attending appointments on the mainland for radiotherapy, chemotherapy and renal dialysis are just some of the budget amendments being put forward by the LibDems this week.

Monday, 26th February, 2018 3:33pm

By Andrew Garratt with 2 readers' comments

St Mary’s roundabout: Share your views on plans with local councillor

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Cllr Garratt says he set up the survey because he's concerned the Council's own consultation may not gather enough information for the Cabinet to make a properly informed decision.

Monday, 12th February, 2018 5:35pm

By Andrew Garratt with 2 readers' comments

IW Liberal Democrats announce their election manifesto

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The Isle of Wight Liberal Democrats hope to give the Island a fresh start.

Saturday, 20th April, 2013 1:43pm

By Andrew Garratt with 9 readers' comments