Budget black hole strengthens the case for scrapping Green Waste charges

Budget black hole strengthens the case for scrapping Green Waste charges

Haringey Council has been forced to admit that Labour’s decision to charge residents to dispose of Green Waste is failing to raise the money they had anticipated. A report presented at a meeting of the Council’s September Cabinet, showed that the revenue from Green Waste charges has fallen £200,...

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Reopen parliament so it can debate domestic violence law before more people die

Reopen parliament so it can debate domestic violence law before more people die

A 30% jump in domestic violence-related homicides shows parliament must be allowed to legislate to protect victims argues Tammy Palmer, Haringey councillor and Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Tottenham.

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Brexit to blame for unsafe hospitals

Brexit to blame for unsafe hospitals

Stop Brexit to save the NHS, says Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate, Cllr Dawn Barnes, in response to reports in the Observer that seven in ten NHS hospital trusts (including the North Middlesex University Hospital trust) are not meeting official safety standards.

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Dawn Barnes backs revoking Article 50

Dawn Barnes backs revoking Article 50

Dawn Barnes (centre) and Tammy Palmer (2nd from left - Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Tottenham) protesting against the Government's Brexit policy  Dawn Barnes, Lib Dem parliamentary candidate for Hornsey & Wood Green, will campaign for an immediate end to Brexit. She has thrown her sup...

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“Rat infested bin shed must either be fixed or pulled down” – Muswell Hill Liberal Democrats

“Rat infested bin shed must either be fixed or pulled down” – Muswell Hill Liberal Democrats

The rat infestation on Barrington Road and Ramsey Court is a threat to public health, local Liberal Democrat councillor Julia Ogiehor has warned. Following a visit to the site, she has accused Haringey Council of being negligently slow in responding to the problem. She is now demanding that the ...

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CCTV blindspot in Highgate to be fixed thanks to a two-year campaign by Lib Dem councillors

CCTV blindspot in Highgate to be fixed thanks to a two-year campaign by Lib Dem councillors

Cllr Liz Morris with members of Highgate's local police team CCTV cameras will soon begin appearing in Highgate for the first time. It is currently the only ward in Haringey without any cameras operated by the Council. However, a campaign by the ward’s Liberal Democrat councillors has forced the...

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Change law to clamp down on vehicle idling

Change law to clamp down on vehicle idling

Haringey Council is to back a bill that would increase the fines for leaving vehicles idling and make it easier to levy fines, thanks to an intervention from a local Liberal Democrat councillor. At a Full Council meeting on July 15th, Cllr Scott Emery (Muswell Hill – LD) called on Haringey Counc...

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Haringey backs LGBT+ inclusive education (and vows not to let protests disrupt schools)

Haringey backs LGBT+ inclusive education (and vows not to let protests disrupt schools)

Haringey Councillors last night resolved to use any legal measures within their power to support a national education curriculum that included teaching about LGBT+ families and relationships, and vowed not to tolerate the kind of aggressive and homophobic protests that have targeted schools in B...

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Urgent action needed on River Moselle pollution

Urgent action needed on River Moselle pollution

Urgent steps are needed to tackle pollution in the River Moselle, according to a Haringey Lib Dem councillor. Known as 'Haringey's River', the Moselle rises in Highgate Wood and flows east through the borough (mostly in pipes underground) but surfaces in Tottenham's Lordship Recreation Ground be...

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Dangerous air at Haringey school features in Channel 4 doc

Dangerous air at Haringey school features in Channel 4 doc

A documentary mostly filmed at Lordship Lane Primary School is a stark warning about the dangers to the health of children posed by air pollution, warns a councillor who is also a parent at the school. 

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Your local Liberal Democrats care passionately about this borough. As a local party we have campaigned to keep services at the Whittington hospital, secured more funding for local schools and worked tirelessly to improve local areas and amenities.

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