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  • Cllr Robin Bradburn
    Article: May 3, 2022

    Labour and Liberal Democrat councillors are calling on the government to introduce a windfall tax on the massive profits of oil and gas companies.

    While local residents are struggling to pay their bills, BP is reporting profits of over £6 billion for the first quarter of this year.

    Leader of the Council Pete Marland said: "While people in Milton Keynes are having to choose between heating and eating, the government is refusing to act. A windfall tax would help the most vulnerable people through the cost-of-living crisis, yet Boris Johnson is doing nothing."

  • Kerrie Bradburn
    Article: May 2, 2022

    Last week, parents found out what first, primary, and junior schools their children will be starting in September 2022 - and data shows that the majority of children will be joining or transferring to their first-choice school.

    The positive figures released by the Labour and Liberal Democrat-run Progressive Alliance show:

  • Bins
    Article: Apr 28, 2022

    The roll out of wheelie bins is just one way the Council is tackling rats, as residents will no longer use plastic sacks that can split easily, with the spillage attracting vermin.

    When the Council's waste contract comes to an end in 2023, households will make the switch from plastic sacks to wheelie bins in a bid to make the city cleaner, greener, and safer.

  • Jane Carr
    Article: Apr 23, 2022

    Milton Keynes Council is reaching out to older residents with council tax help as the Conservative cost-of-living crisis worsens.

    The Labour and Liberal Democrat administration is distributing £500,000 worth of additional support to help residents who are ineligible for the Government's Council Tax Rebate scheme.

  • Resign BoJo
    Article: Apr 12, 2022

    Milton Keynes' Liberal Democrats have called on local Conservative MPs Ben Everitt and Iain Stewart to sack Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak following the revelation that both are to be fined over lockdown-breaking parties at Number 10.

    The Liberal Democrats are also calling for Parliament to be recalled immediately so MPs can hold a vote of no confidence in Boris Johnson as Prime Minister, following the revelation that both he and Rishi Sunak are to be fined over lockdown-breaking parties at Number 10.