Bolton Liberal Democrats Blog
Aug 21, 2017, 2:35 PM
Bolton Liberal Democrats have invited Council Leader Cllr Cliff Morris and Bolton Labour to second a proposed motion to combat homelessness, as figures show rough sleeping in the town has more than doubled since 2014.
May 31, 2017, 12:18 PM
Up to 1835 children living in poverty across Bolton will have their lunches taken away under Theresa May's plans to abolish universal free school lunches for infants, Liberal Democrat research has revealed. In total 9985 children in Bolton are set to lose out under the plans.
Feb 21, 2017, 4:52 PM
The Bolton Liberal Democrats will aim to reverse cuts to services for looked after children, increase funding for road maintenance and provide more money for helping the homeless with their amendment to the council budget on Wednesday.
Feb 12, 2017, 7:36 PM
Protect Bolton's Greenbelt: Withdraw from the GMSF
Jan 13, 2017, 12:47 PM
The Asons grant scrutiny meeting on Wednesday 11th January was probably the most well-attended Scrutiny meeting in Bolton's long history with a packed house at the Queens Park Pavilion Cafe and thousands watching the Liberal Democrats live feed online. It was also one of the most controversial with lots more questions coming out and not an awful lot of clarity. That said, here are eight things we learnt from the meeting.
Jan 5, 2017, 9:25 AM
A Bolton Council publication has been condemned by the Liberal Democrats as an expensive "Labour back-slapping scheme" as it was revealed £163,682.85 had been spent on printing and delivery over the past 3 years.
Dec 31, 2016, 12:25 PM
From a £300,000 grant to a solicitors to a £90,000 payoff to a man that was in a job for only five months. Bolton Liberal Democrat Chair Kevin Walsh looks at seven times that your Bolton Labour led Council have tried to brush questionable actions under the carpet during 2016
Nov 21, 2016, 7:59 PM
Looking for answers regarding the recent grant awarded privately by the Bolton Labour led Council? Ask away. The Bolton Liberal Democrats are fighting to get to the bottom of why this grant happened and won't rest until we have answers. Some we may be able to answer for you now, others we may need to bring up in scrutiny meetings. But if, like us, you're desperate for answers completed the form and we'll get back to you.
Aug 19, 2016, 7:25 PM
The Bolton Liberal Democrats 6 year campaign calling for a reduction in the amount of cash paid out to Councillors in Special Responsibility Allowances has been boosted by a group of unlikely supporters.
Jul 14, 2016, 12:59 PM
One of our members has kindly aggregated a map of pokestops and gyms around Bolton,