February 2017

LGA Lib Dem Group - Safer and Stronger Communities Board vacancy

15 February 2017

All LGA board places are due for re-election this year, but due to a resignation we are looking to fill a vacancy for a Liberal Democrat Councillor to serve on this Board until the end of August 2017.


December 2016

Putting up council tax not the answer to social care funding gap

12 December 2016

Cllr Richard Kemp, the Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Health and Social Care at the LGA has slammed government proposals to deal with the funding care funding crisis by an increase in council tax.


November 2016

Autumn Statement 2016

23 November 2016

The LGA Lib Dem Group responds to the Autumn Statement.


September 2016

Reasons to stand as a Liberal Democrat Councillor

13 September 2016

The LGA Lib Dem Group have produced two booklets to encourage more people to stand as Liberal Democrat Councillors and make a real difference to their communities.

Lib Dems in local government pay tribute to Sir Trevor Jones

9 September 2016

Cllr Richard Kemp, leader of the Liberal Democrats on Liverpool City Council and Community Well Being Spokesperson for the LGA Liberal Democrat Group, comments on news of the death of Sir Trevor Jones.

Save our Solar Schools say Lib Dems

8 September 2016

Liberal Democrats have called on the government to scrap its plan to hit some state schools that have solar panels with a tax hike.


August 2016

LGA Lib Dems warn 70,000 social housing tenants face £1,000 a year average rent rises under Pay to Stay

29 August 2016

Liberal Democrats on the Local Government Association are urging new ministers to rethink the Pay to Stay policy which will require councils to charge some of their tenants higher rents from April 2017.


July 2016

Council Group of the Year Awards

12 July 2016

LGA Lib Dems have awarded their Council Group of the Year Awards to recognise good practice and encourage other groups to do likewise.

Annual report launched

11 July 2016

The LGA Lib Dem Group has issued their annual report for 2016.


June 2016

National starter homes policy means less choice for local areas

2 June 2016

Councils should have the choice about the mix and type of affordable homes as part of a new development rather than being forced to adopt a central government regulation over starter homes, LGA Lib Dems warned today.