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  • Cllr Robin Bradburn
    Article: Nov 15, 2021

    Six months ago, Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors came together to form a majority administration on Milton Keynes Council.

    In May's elections, the combined groups had the majority of the vote and together had the most seats on the council. They decided to join forces, creating the Progressive Alliance, to ensure Milton Keynes has a green, prosperous and fair recovery from the pandemic.

  • chimney emission pollutants into the atmosphere
    Article: Nov 13, 2021
    By Richard Greenwood

    Local Lib Dems have backed a letter sent to the COP26 climate change summit signed by hundreds of local councillors across the country calling on more power for local government to tackle climate change.

    Councillor Robin Bradburn, Liberal Democrat Group Leader on MK Council, said:

    "What the country has faced during the COVID-19 pandemic will pale in comparison to the economic and social impacts of climate breakdown if we do not take action immediately. The latest UK Climate Risk Assessment concluded that the UK is 'woefully underprepared' for the impacts of climate change that will hit the country."

  • Environment Solar Panels
    Article: Nov 13, 2021

    The Labour/Lib Dem Progressive Alliance will be bringing a motion to the Full Council, urging Milton Keynes South MP Iain Stewart to back the Local Electricity Bill.

    If made law, the bill would allow local communities, businesses and organisations who generate their own renewable electricity to sell it to local people.

  • Jane Carr
    Article: Nov 12, 2021

    A leading Cabinet member will next week take a delegated decision to start the open procurement process for the building of Whitehouse Community Meeting Place.

    The Meeting Place will be built on the site adjacent to Watling Academy, and will have a multi-purpose hall space with storage, meeting room, kitchen and outdoor area.

  • Jane Carr
    Article: Nov 9, 2021

    A Milton Keynes Council cabinet member will this evening take a decision to transfer the freeholds of two Bletchley and Crownhill community facilities to local town and parish councils.

    The freehold of Sycamore Hall will be transferred to Bletchley and Fenny Stratford Town Council, and Crownhill Meeting Place and Sports Ground will be transferred to Shenley Church End Parish Council.