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Welcome to The Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

2011 Local Election Results

Welcome to the website of the Liberal Democrats in the Windsor Constituency . We bring you news and views from Windsor, Ascot, Winkfield and surrounding areas.

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  • Article: Sep 1, 2014

    Liberal Democrats in government are delivering free school meals for all infant school pupils - now we plan to go one step further and extend the scheme to all primary school pupils.

    Following evaluation of this policy, the free school meals scheme would be extended, as resources allow, while ensuring that school food standards apply to all schools, including free schools and academies.

  • Article: Aug 31, 2014

    Households could save at least £100 a year by improving the energy efficiency of their homes, under Lib Dem manifesto plans announced today.

    The Liberal Democrats would reward people who improve the energy efficiency of their homes by giving them a council tax discount and slashing their energy bills - a double bill cut.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree
    Article: Aug 29, 2014
    By Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

    Conservatives at the Royal Borough have cut their recycling target from 55% to 50%.

    The target covers the proportion of waste sent for reuse, recycling, energy recovery or composting.

    The Conservatives' new target is only 2% above the current performance level, effectively cutting their target to make it easier to achieve, instead of working harder to increase recycling rates.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Aug 29, 2014
    By Daniel Whiteway in Royal Borough Observer - online

    A CRITICISED decision to use cash seemingly set aside for rejuvenation projects on Christmas decorations has been defended.Concerns were raised about around £200,000 of a £1.4m Development Fund being used on projects such as Christmas lights in Windsor and Maidenhead, by the council's Corporate Services Overview and Scrutiny Panel.

  • Article: Aug 25, 2014

    Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable is calling on business, unions and individuals to help identify and close potential loopholes in plans to ban the use of exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts.

    Exclusivity clauses prevent workers on zero hours contracts from taking work elsewhere even when their employer provides no work.

  • Article: Aug 25, 2014

    Liberal Democrats will more than triple the early years pupil premium to £1000 per child under manifesto plans announced today by Schools Minister David Laws.

    The early years pupil premium was introduced in March 2014 and is currently worth £300 for every disadvantaged child.

    Liberal Democrats want to extend this to £1000, helping to ensure that every child has got a fair start in life and is ready to learn when they start school.

  • Thames Valley Police
    Article: Aug 19, 2014
    By Francis Batt in Windsor, Ascot & Eton Express - online

    A man in his 70s who was arrested five months ago after a knife attack has had his bail renewed.

    The victim of the attack received a stab wound to his leg and needed hospital treatment after the incident which happened in Southlea Road, Datchet on March 5.

    The suspect was 72 when he was arrested on Wednesday, March 19, on suspicion of conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Aug 13, 2014
    By Andy Wilkins in Royal Borough Observer - online

    A ROYAL Borough councillor convicted of benefit fraud has apologised to the village he represents, but has refused to stand down.

    Cllr Peter Lawless, who represents Eton Wick ward, was given a two year conditional discharge after pleading guilty to three charges of failing to notify a change in circumstances which he knew affected his entitlement to benefit, at Slough Magistrates' Court, on Friday.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Aug 12, 2014
    By Daniel Whiteway

    RECORDS tumbled last year as Royal Borough councillors claimed the highest amount of expenses reported in the council's history.

    The borough's 57 councillors claimed £603,775.26 in allowances in 2013/14 - more than £20,000 up on the previous year and the highest on record - comprehensive allowance payments are published on the Royal Borough's website back to 1998/99.

  • Windsor Conservatives Broken Tree Logo
    Article: Aug 11, 2014
    By Daniel Whiteway in Royal Borough Observer - online

    A FULL investigation has been launched after three council tax bill gaffes in 18 months at the Royal Borough.

    Cabinet approved a full and independent investigation to be launched when it met on Tuesday last week into the failures that caused three mistakes on council tax bills which had been sent out to residents.

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Windsor Fire Station: NOT For Sale

Liberal Democrats Windsor Constituency

Should Windsor's St Mark's Road Fire Station be closed and sold for development?