Bolton Liberal Democrats Blog
LibDems say "cut councillors, not services" as Council plan to close 13 Childrens' Centre are revealed
Jul 6, 2016, 3:37 PM
The Bolton Liberal Democrats have slammed plans to close 13 Childrens' Centres across the town following plans revealed Bolton Council are looking to cut the number of centres to just seven in a bid to save £1.5million a year.
Jul 5, 2016, 11:46 PM
A New member's response to the referendum and its result.
Apr 19, 2016, 12:41 PM
A Freedom of Information Request by the Bolton Liberal Democrats looking into "the amount of money paid or to be paid by Bolton Council in legal fees and other resources expanded in attempts to ensure the identity of a councillor who failed to pay their Council Tax on time remained anonymous." has revealed costs totalling nearly £8,000, more than double the £3660 that Council Leader Cliff Morris outlined was paid in legal fees.
Apr 1, 2016, 10:07 AM
A Bolton Liberal Democrat motion calling for councillors to attend all future council meetings in medieval attire is set to be debated at the next council meeting on Wednesday 13th April.
Mar 19, 2016, 12:45 PM
Every weekend thousands, of people from Bolton and Salford take the trip into Manchester to enjoy the nightlife. Be it to visit the many bars and restaurants, go to gigs, or simply to visit friends. Many of these rely on the 36 or number 8 Night bus to get them home safely - and cheaply.
Mar 7, 2016, 10:27 PM
An LGA report report released today shows that councils fear that the Conservative housing bill will see a sell off of homes that will not be replaced and a rocketing of homelessness in communities across Britain. The survey of local authorities, treated as a snapshot by the LGA laid out their concerns starkly.
Feb 29, 2016, 3:08 PM
Bolton Liberal Democrats have condemned the decision by councillors to ignore proposals for a £0.5 million investment in industry as a report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation puts Bolton 3rd amongst the worse performing northern towns.
Feb 17, 2016, 10:34 AM
Bolton Liberal Democrats have called on Bolton Council to take action in order to protect over 8,500 Bolton Council employee pensions after it was revealed that £1.3 billion of public funds has been invested in fossil fuel investments through the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF).
Feb 15, 2016, 2:11 PM
Details of the Bolton Liberal Democrat Motion calling for GMPF Fossil Fuel divestment. February 2016
Feb 5, 2016, 11:02 AM
Whilst Bolton Liberal Democrats echo calls by the Bolton Tory Chief for an investigation into the highly unusual increase in the postal voter late-list, we would like to express our disappointment at Cllr Greenhalgh and Cllr Thomas for using our Bolton Asian community as a political football.