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Council’s affordable housing shame

Wokingham Liberal Democrats were appalled to learn that Wokingham Borough Council has provided just 20 per cent of the affordable housing it should have done in the past year. Shelter has recently published a report which shows that of the 437 affordable houses needed to be built in the Borough in the last year, only […]

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Liberal Democrat dismay at increased respite care charges

Wokingham Liberal Democrats are appalled at the Council’s plans to increase the cost of respite care in the borough. Malcolm Armstrong (Lib Dem councillor for Winnersh ward) said, ‘This is both mean-spirited and financially short-sighted. At next Thursday’s Council meeting I will be asking the leader of the council how he can justify the increased […]

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Lib Dems Slam Budget Illusion

Wokingham Liberal Democrats are outraged that the Conservatives on Wokingham Borough Council have approved a budget which doesn’t stack up. Hidden in the budget papers was a reference to ‘significant supplementary estimates’. This means that the Conservatives have failed to put funding in the budget to cover all their planned spending. Cllr Prue Bray, leader […]

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