No Complaints Data To Back Up Council Parking Plans

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A investigation by Islington Liberal Democrats has revealed that the Council receives less than two complaints a week about Parking in the borough, and most of these are about the incorrect issuing of parking tickets, not about the provision of parking spaces, nor about the hours of operation of parking zones.

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If The Night Tube Is Delayed, So Must The Changes To Night Buses

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Cuts in the frequency of 17 weekend Night Bus services must now be put on hold if the Night Tube service does not commence from the 12th September. This is the clear message that has been sent to the Mayor by Liberal Democrats headed by Caroline Pidgeon AM, Leader of the Liberal Democrat London Assembly Group and former Islington Liberal Democrat  Council Leader Terry Stacy.

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Tories Cut £1.7 Million from the Islington Health Budget

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Figures released last week by the Department for Health show a £1.7 million cut to the public health budget in Islington.

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Highbury says NO to increased parking control

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Highbury Liberal Democrats have been flooded with complaints from local residents and businesses about the Council’s plans to increase controlled parking hours in the area to 9pm, for seven days a week, and have set up a petition against this here.

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Lib Dems Oppose Tory Welfare Cuts

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The Lib Dems have opposed George Osborne's welfare cuts tonight in parliament. The eight remaining Lib Dem MPs tabled a parliamentary motion calling for the withdrawal of the Welfare Reform and Work Bill, singling out the proposed cuts to disability benefits as being particularly unfair.

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Islington Lib Dems Campaign to Save the Human Rights Act

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Islington Liberal Democrats were out in force this weekend, speaking to local residents in Canonbury about the Tory plans to scrap the Human Rights Act. 

Before the election Liberal Democrats warned that if the Conservatives won a majority they would scrap the Human Rights Act.

Now the Conservatives have set out plans to abolish the Human Rights Act in the first 100 days of this Parliament.

The Human Rights Act protects your basic human rights regardless of your gender, religion or background and ensures that everyone is treated equally and fairly.

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Charles Kennedy: A Tribute from Islington

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On Wednesday I sat in the gallery of the Houses of Parliament, only yards away from Charles Kennedy's former wife Sarah, and their 10 year old son Donald, and listened to Charles Kennedy's contemporaries pay their respects to an exceptional person and in my opinion the best Leader the Lib Dems have ever had.

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Profiting from Not Selling Out - Lets Start (up)

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With so many start-ups and small businesses in Islington, and on our doorstep in Hackney, we’ve got good reason to think carefully about we represent and support entrepreneurs, their businesses and their employees.

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Islington's Housing Will Be Devastated by Tory Sell Off Plans

Islington Lib Dems have highlighted how Islington's Housing Stock will be devastated by new Tory sell off plans.

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Islington Lib Dems Welcome 100 New Members

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Islington Liberal Democrats are celebrating gaining over 100 new members in the last week after a more than 11,000 surge in Lib Dem members nationally to over 56,000. 

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