December 2014

Archived press release: Council Tax referendum threshold

16 December 2014

Cllr Gerald Vernon Jackson comments on plans that councils may be made to hold costly referendums on council tax levels.

Archived press release: Government must explain how it will make up affordable homes shortfall

5 December 2014

Cllr Gerald Vernon Jackson, Lib Dem Group LGA comment on the news that councils will be prevented from asking developers on small sites for contributions towards affordable housing.


July 2014

Archived press release: The First 100 Days

15 July 2014

It has been a busy time for the LGA Liberal Democrat Group, with the LGA conference following on from last month's Lib Dem Local Government Conference in Milton Keynes.


August 2013

Archived press release: "Smoke and Mirrors" over New Homes Bonus

26 September 2013

Cllr Keith House, Lib Dem spokesman on Housing and Environment, criticises the Government announcement on capital investment as "smoke and mirrors" which will see funding for councils removed.


May 2013

Archived press release: Lib Dem controlled Oldham and Sheffield Councils win national awards for affordable homes innovations

2 May 2013

Oldham and Sheffield councils' Liberal Democrat councillors celebrate winning the national Lib Dem Council Group of the Year award for improving local housing at the Party's Spring Conference in Birmingham.


December 2012

Archived press release: Local Lib Dems respond to settlement

12 December 2012

"It would have been a lot worse if it hadn't been for the Lib Dems in government."


October 2012

Archived press release: End Whitehall's Stodgy Thinking

29 October 2012

End Whitehall's Stodgy Thinking says LGA Lib Dem Group Leader

Archived press release: Planning changes - unnecessary and counterproductive

15 October 2012

Liberal Democrats in Local Government have called on the Coalition to listen to mounting criticism and scrap plans to force re-negotiation of "Section 106" agreements.