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Woodley Town Council sets 2009/10 Precept

On Tuesday night Liberal Democrat controlled Woodley Town Council set an increase in the precept of 3.5% for a band D council tax payer. The increase amounts to 7 pence a week for a band D household. Following the meeting Beth Rowland, Lib Dem Leader of the council said “I am very pleased that we […]

Tory Changes To Travel Tokens Will Hit The Most Vulnerable Say Lib Dems

The Tory Executive of Wokingham Borough Council last night voted to take travel tokens away from elderly people under 70 years of age. Only people over 70 years of age and disabled people over the age of 16 can now apply for free travel tokens, currently amounting to £40 worth of tokens, plus a further […]

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Wokingham Liberal Democrats Oppose Overview and Scrutiny Recommendations on Concessionary Travel Tokens

Liberal Democrat councillors are strongly opposing Tory recommendations to restrict the number of people who are eligible to receive free travel tokens from Wokingham Borough Council. Councillor Phil Challis (councillor for Loddon ward) said, “Taking tokens away from the elderly ignores the needs of this potentially vulnerable group. There are many elderly people in the […]

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