Liberal Democrats not Supporting Labour or Conservative Council Leadership Bids

Calderdale Council’s Liberal Democrat Group has not supported either the Conservative or Labour groups’ nominations for Leader of the Council.

Liberal Democrat Group Leader, Cllr Janet Battye (Calder) told us: “We have not done a deal with either group, and have not even tried to. We will support or oppose any decisions that are made purely on their merits and whether we believe these to be in the best interests of the people of Calderdale.”

“Our priorities in opposition will be to push for the policies democratically determined by our local grass roots members and included in our manifesto for Calderdale. These include sorting out the mess of the Highways Department, reforming the Council so local residents have a real say in decision making and ensuring the Council is  run efficiently to mitigate the impact of increased cuts a majority Conservative government is likely to impose

One thought on “Liberal Democrats not Supporting Labour or Conservative Council Leadership Bids

  1. John Muir says:

    I very much support the present stand being taken by LIb-dems in the council, especially the hope of making the Council more sensitive to public opinion

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