Category Archives: Finance

Wokingham Lib Dems welcome the Government Autumn Statement

Clive Jones, Liberal Democrat prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Wokingham has welcomed the Government’s Autumn statement. He says, “Thanks to the Lib Dems in Government, disposable income was higher last year than in any of the 13 years under Labour. “By beginning to fix the economy we have helped keep interest rates at historic lows, saving […]

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Wokingham Conservatives: Jobs for the Boys

Last night a Liberal Democrat challenge gave the Conservatives an opportunity to rethink their decision to pay £6,095 a year to each of six councillors acting as Directors on Council owned companies. The Lib Dems are disappointed but not surprised that Tory party loyalty won out as all bar one Conservative voted to use council […]

Wokingham Conservative Councillors’ Pay trumps Public Services

Last night the Conservatives decided to pay Wokingham Borough Councillors who are Non Executive Directors on the three council owned companies an extra £6095 a year each. This was despite the Lib Dems asking them not to make this decision and at the very least bring it to a full Council Meeting so that a […]

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