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  • Article: Sep 22, 2021

    The Liberal Democrats have published figures showing that 18,157 of State Pensioners in Milton Keynes North, and 17,651 in Milton Keynes South, are set to be impacted by the government breaking its manifesto promise and suspending the triple lock on pensions.

    The state pension triple lock is a rule that means the state pension must rise each year in line with the highest of three possible figures, inflation, average earnings or 2.5%.

  • affordable housing planning
    Article: Sep 21, 2021
    By Richard Greenwood

    Progressive Alliance plans to develop more genuinely affordable housing for local families will move a step closer next week when a leading cabinet member will take a decision to establish a new local housing company as a subsidiary of Milton Keynes Development Partnership.

    Cllr Rob Middleton will take the next step to create a council-owned developer to build more genuinely affordable housing for local families in Milton Keynes.

  • Survey: Sep 20, 2021
    5 questions

    Do you need a new blue box (glass recycling) or food caddy? Milton Keynes residents can fill in this form and your local Liberal Democrat Focus Team will deliver it to you!

    Milton Keynes has one of the highest recycling rates of council areas across the UK, and we will continue working with residents to maintain MK's record.

  • LD Police pic 1
    Article: Sep 16, 2021

    The Council's Labour/Liberal Democrat Progressive Alliance expressed concerns about local police resourcing at last night's Full Council.

    The Alliance moved a successful motion asking when the police service in Milton Keynes will be sufficiently resourced. The Conservative Group abstained on the vote for the substantive motion.

  • Housebuilding Plannning
    Article: Sep 16, 2021

    At last night's meeting of the Council, the Lib Dem Group put forward a successful motion opposing the Tory government's planning proposals that could take away Milton Keynes residents' right to oppose controversial planning applications.

    Liberal Democrat Councillor Sam Crooks proposed the motion: "The government's proposals are a power grab, and a threat to Milton Keynes. If they go ahead, we will see more and more housing that is low-standard and unaffordable."