Lib Dem Cabinet confirms commitment to carbon reduction for Portsmouth

An ambitious raft of activity to bring Portsmouth one step closer to carbon neutrality by 2030 has been agreed Portsmouth City Council’s Liberal Democrat Cabinet today.

Portsmouth City Council's new carbon reduction strategy lays the foundations for the council, its suppliers and the wider city to come together to take action against climate change by focusing on projects that will have the most impact on carbon emissions.

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Council Leader demands more homes for families

Portsmouth City Council Leader Gerald Vernon Jackson wants our city to do more to help families find a home that meets their needs. He shares the story of a local family with four children he met recently who are currently living in a two bedroom flat because the council does not have a suitable property to offer them. 

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Antonia Harrison chosen as Portsmouth North’s prospective Liberal Democrat MP

The Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that Antonia Harrison has been selected by members as the prospective Liberal Democrat MP for the Portsmouth North Constituency.

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Lib Dems Surge in European Elections

The Liberal Democrats have secured the best ever European Election result in the party's history, expecting to return 16 MEPs and take second place in vote share.

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Thank You!

A huge thank you to everyone who voted for Portsmouth Lib Dems in yesterday's city council elections.

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Parking, Congestion & Air Pollution

Three problems affect our roads and environment, all caused predominantly by the same thing i.e. too many vehicles. The problems are:-

  • Parking
  • Congestion
  • Air pollution

We need a whole city approach to tackle all of these problems because they are all interlinked and we need to change attitudes towards transport in order for this to happen.

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We need to tackle air pollution

The Lib Dem Leader of Portsmouth City Council has written to Secretary of State Michael Gove, demanding a very large investment into our city in order to tackle serious problems with our air quality and to stop the government imposing an 'air quality zone' on our city.

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Community Orchards Project Moves Forward

Cabinet member for Housing Councillor Darren Sanders has been out and about planting trees with one of his childhood friends, the wonderful Dennis David who's hard work has made the Charles Dickens Community Orchards an incredible resource for people across the city! Lee Hunt helped with the planting in Stamshaw and Buckland.

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Steve Pitt announces investment for Southsea Splash Pool

Lib Dem Southsea councillor, Steve Pitt, who is Deputy Leader of Portsmouth City Council, has announced an investment of £102,000 in Southsea splash pool, to make the popular facility viable for at least the next five years.

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Number of community wardens to double to help tackle anti-social behaviour and environmental issues.

Portsmouth is set to have extra wardens patrolling the city, after funding for eight more was approved by the Lib Dems running Portsmouth City Council.

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Investment in the Kings Theatre and Guildhall

Lib Dem councillors are proposing for the city council to invest £40,000 in the Guildhall Trust and £40,000 in the Kings Theatre, to assist with the renovation of the facilities at the two venues.

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Improvements to The Pyramids

The city’s Lib Dem Cabinet is proposing to invest £1.5 million in the Pyramids to assist with refurbishing the facilities at the popular venue.

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Plans to improve security at green spaces

Plans to prevent unauthorised vehicles getting on to green spaces in the city are to be considered by Portsmouth’s councillors.

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Portsmouth bus depot plan will boost public transport

Cheaper fares and a better bus service is the aim of a new project from Lib Dem councillors looking at the potential for a bus depot in Portsmouth.

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