Portsmouth Lib Dems invest in homes locals can afford

Cabinet Member for Housing & Preventing Homelessness, Cllr Darren Sanders proudly announced recently that Lib Dem led Portsmouth City Council is proceeding with its plan to buy back ex-council houses to help those desperately waiting for housing they can afford in the city. 

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Your Fratton ward candidate in the May 6th local elections: Stuart Brown


Introducing your Fratton ward candidate in the May 6th local elections: Stuart Brown

 

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Your Central Southsea candidate Steve Pitt


Introducing your Central Southsea candidate: Steve Pitt

 

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Your Eastney & Craneswater candidate Matthew Winnington


Introducing your Eastney & Craneswater candidate in the May 6th local elections: Matthew Winnington

 

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Your St Thomas candidate: Ian Holder

Introducing your St Thomas ward candidate in the May 6th local elections: Ian Holder

 

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Your St Jude candidate: Dr Hugh Mason


Introducing your St Jude ward candidate in the May 6th local elections: Dr Hugh Mason

 

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Your Milton Candidate: Kimberly Barrett


Introducing your Milton ward candidate in the May 6th local elections: Kimberly Barrett

 

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Cllr calls for govt action against sewage

In his role as Chair of Langstone Harbour Board, Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Darren Sanders wrote today to call on central government to force Southern Water to end its practice of dumping untreated sewage into the beautiful Langstone Harbour. 

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Stop The Sewage!

Milton campaigner Kimberly Barrett's deputation against Southern Water's pollution into Langstone Harbour was read out at the full council meeting today (March 16th).


 

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Resurfacing works on Talbot Road

Councillor Steve Pitt, representing Central Southsea is helping make sure residents in the Talbot Road area of Southsea are aware of the temporary disruption likely to be caused by the work to resurface Talbot Road. "It's helpful to residents that they know about this work, so they can know to avoid the area while work is conducted and make sure their pets do not come into contact with the hot bitumen surface that will be laid" 

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Local Planning should be local

Cabinet Member for Planning Policy, Councillor, Doctor Hugh Mason answers 'why is there so much building in Portsmouth?'

 

 

 

 


 

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Council Leader calls on Chancellor to support Portsmouth

Council Leader, Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson wrote today to Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to support Portsmouth. The letter calls on the Chancellor to:

  • Support high streets by abolishing business rates for small retailers

  • Keep the welcome £20 uplift in universal credit (currently due to end in April)

  • Support a green recovery with investment in solar power and insulation. (Portsmouth is the leading council for solar panel investment)

  • Invest in the next generation by supporting early years giving children the best start before joining school

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Make our classrooms safe

On the back of the impressive progress made with the vaccination rollout, Council Leader Councillor Gerald Vernon-Jackson has written to the Chair of Hampshire & Isle of Wight Resilience Forum - calling on him to make provision that Teachers and classroom staff be prioritised alongside others to keep those working in classrooms safe, and educating the city's children. 

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New Leisure Centre For Portsmouth

Exciting plans for a brand new £12.5 million swimming pool, sports centre and community hub have been given the go ahead after the majority of residents supported the idea.

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440 new trees to be planted across the city this month

Portsmouth's Lib Dem-led council is increasing tree cover in and around Portsmouth, bringing the total planted in the city this year to 1,446.

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