June 2015

Public health funding cuts: Lib Dems respond

8 June 2015

Cllr Gerald Vernon Jackson, Lib Dem Group Leader at the Local Government Association, comments on the Conservative Government plan to cut £200 million from Public Health funding,

High Court ruling on affordable housing contributions welcomed

6 August 2015

Cllr Keith House, Lib Dem Spokesperson on planning, said: "This is good news. Liberal Democrats in local government have always opposed this change"


May 2015

Queen's speech: Lib Dem reaction to extending the Right to Buy

27 May 2015

Cllr Keith House, LGA Liberal Democrat Housing spokesperson comments on the Conservative Government's plans in today's Queens Speech on extending the Right to Buy.

LGA Liberal Democrat group elections underway

20 May 2015

Nominations have opened for Liberal Democrat Councillors across England and Wales to stand for election to key posts within the LGA. Over 25 posts are up for grabs to serve for a two year period.


April 2015

LGA Lib Dems on Right to Buy

14 April 2015

Cllr Keith House, LGA Liberal Democrat housing spokesperson, comments on the Conservative Manifesto plans on the Right to Buy for Housing Association properties.


March 2015

Lib dems welcome clampdown over payday loan shops and U-turn over office conversion

27 March 2015

Gerald Vernon Jackson, Leader of the LGA Liberal Democrats, has welcomed a new announcement that will enable councils to keep a lid on the numbers of payday loan companies or betting shops allowed to open.

LGA Lib Dems welcome mental health funding

24 March 2015

Cllr Gerald Vernon Jackson comments on the 2015 budget announcement of additional funding for mental health of children and young people.

Lib Dems in government deliver safer homes

12 March 2015

Lib Dem ministers in government are supporting moves to ensure all private sector landlords have to install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.


February 2015

England football team faces decades more in international wilderness without more grassroots spending

28 February 2015

England's national football team faces decades more in the international wilderness unless a bigger slice of booming TV profits is invested back in the grassroots game, councils warn.