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  • Cllr Robin Bradburn
    Article: Jan 14, 2022

    Charities, not-for-profit organisations, and businesses that have been impacted by the pandemic could be entitled to business rate relief in the next financial year.

    This means that from April 2022, Liberal Democrat and Labour-run Milton Keynes Council could give certain charities and not-for-profit organisations up to 100% discount on their business rates bill.

  • Paul Trendall (Milton Keynes Liberal Democrats)
    Article: Jan 13, 2022

    Last month, the Home Office chose the former Woughton House Hotel, located in Woughton-on-the-Green, as accommodation for asylum seekers.

    Local councillors have stepped up to help, but also have some questions for the Home Office.

    Liberal Democrat Councillor Paul Trendall will be bringing a motion to the Council about this next week, asking the Leader and Chief Executive to put the pressing questions to the Home Secretary.

  • Leo Montague
    Article: Jan 12, 2022

    Lib Dem Councillor Leo Montague will bring a motion to Council next week, encouraging the authority to create a Youth Mayor role.

    The Youth Mayor would represent the young people of Milton Keynes at civic events, including accompanying the Mayor to other engagements.

    The motion also looks at the possibility of creating a councillor role of Youth Democracy Champion, so that the youth democracy agenda remains at the forefront of the Council.

  • Cllr Robin Bradburn
    Article: Jan 11, 2022
    By Richard Greenwood

    Milton Keynes is set to be hit hard by the expected rise in energy bills in April, new figures have revealed.

    Analysis by the Liberal Democrats shows that the average yearly bill for homeowners in Milton Keynes is set to skyrocket by £493 - the equivalent of £41.08 a month - once the new energy price cap comes into effect.

  • Litter
    Article: Jan 11, 2022

    MK Council's Cabinet Member with responsibility for fly-tipping and litter, Councillor Lauren Townsend, is calling on litterers to bin off littering in 2022.

    This call comes as the Council has this month introduced litter wardens, who have the powers to issue warnings and on-the-spot fines to people who drop rubbish.