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  • Satisfaction with Bucks Council Services
    Article: Mar 16, 2021
    By Selina Kerr, Liberal Democrats Unitary Candidate for Chalfont St Peter

    In a comprehensive on-line survey, we asked residents what mattered most to them and how satisfied they were with Buckinghamshire Council and the services it provides.

    We heard from residents across the constituency including people from the Chilterns, the Chalfonts and Missenden. What we learnt is that local people, regardless of location and political opinion expect far more from Buckinghamshire Council in terms of the services they provide.

  • FPTP Graphic ()
    Article: Mar 15, 2021
    By Mark Roberts, Liberal Democrats Unitary Candidate for Amersham & Chesham Bois and Rachel Dineley, Diversity Officer, Chesham & Amersham Liberal Democrats

    The system is flawed …..but you can still make your vote matter

    As every parent knows, one of the first things children learn to say is "It's not fair". Research shows that a sense of fairness is innate in very small children. It is this essential sense of fairness that often guides us in seeking to make good decisions.

  • Article: Mar 14, 2021
    By Cllr Alan Bacon, Shadow Portfolio Holder for Health and Social Care, Buckinghamshire Council

    In the past week there has been extensive news coverage of the outrage provoked by the government's proposal to give a derisory 1% pay rise to nurses and other NHS staff. The outrage and the news coverage are completely justified but in all the din surrounding that, let us not ignore another complete failure - the absence of any provision for social care in the Chancellor's budget. Before the last election, the Prime Minister told everyone that he had a plan for adult social care, but where is this plan? Why doesn't the Prime Minister reveal it?

  • Alan Bacon
    Page: Mar 10, 2021

    Introducing our Unitary Candidates for Chiltern Ridges

    Alan Bacon

    Alan has represented Lowndes ward on Chesham Town Council since 1991 and has been Mayor of Chesham. He was a councillor for Asheridge Vale and Lowndes on Chiltern District Council and is now on the new Buckinghamshire Council representing Chiltern Ridges. He is the shadow portfolio holder for Health and Adult Social Care on the new council and is taking a keen interest in the local handling of the coronavirus pandemic. He is Chairman of Chesham, Arts Festival. To hear more from Alan, please click on the link here : https://youtu.be/-HlDb2XtgPg

  • Unitary Candidates Correct2
    Page: Mar 7, 2021

    In May Buckinghamshire will see its biggest ever round of local elections. This is the most important local election in a generation, being the first unitary election. The following is a list of the high calibre Liberal Democrats standing as Unitary Candidates in the forthcoming election on May 6th, 2021. Some of the candidates listed below are already experienced, seasoned councillors. To find out more about them, go to the Unitary Candidates for Local Elections section.