Government must cancel October energy price rise to save families in Swale £111,877,771 Say Lib Dems

Swale's Liberal Democrats have called on the Government to spare families from soaring energy bills by cancelling October’s price cap increase, accusing the Conservatives of “stalling in the face of a national emergency”. The bold plan would save a typical household in Swale an extra £1,879.98 a ...

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Swale’s Lib Dems back “Robin Hood tax” on energy giants to support families with heating bills

Cllr Ben J Martin, Leader of the Liberal Democrat group at Swale Borough Council has today written to the Secretary of State for Energy Kwasi Kwarteng demanding that he backs the party’s call for a “Robin Hood” tax on the super-profits of oil and gas firms, to raise money to support local familie...

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Faversham leading the way with new Living Roof Bus Shelters!

Liberal Democrat led Faversham Town Council, have been working hard on improving biodiversity in Faversham and proactively working with other organisations and the community to find new projects to benefit both wildlife and people's lives. The Climate and Biodiversity Working Group, chaired by Cl...

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15,698 low income households in Sittingbourne & Sheppey paying over the odds for their broadband as Government fails to act

15,698 low income households in Sittingbourne & Sheppey are paying too much for their broadband because the Government has not forced providers to offer cheaper tariffs, an analysis by the Liberal Democrats has found. So-called ‘social tariffs’, which typically offer broadband access between ...

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Swale Lib Dems back call for climate action now!

Local Lib Dems have backed a letter sent to the COP26 climate change summit signed by hundreds of local councillors across the country calling on more power for local government to tackle climate change. Councillor Eddie Thomas said: “What the country has faced during the COVID-19 pandemic will ...

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