Conservative Cuts crippling local public transport

by jackdavies on 16 February, 2019

The funding gap for the concessionary bus fare scheme in England, which provides free off-peak bus travel for older and disabled people, has grown to an estimated £652 million, new analysis for the Local Government Association reveals. Councils are warning that, unless Government addresses this widening gap in the Spending Review, vulnerable residents could be […]

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Government waste strategy doesn’t go far enough

by jackdavies on 31 December, 2018

Earlier this month, the Government published a consultation on Waste Strategy, which has been criticised for its lack of ambition. The strategy aims to: – Introduce a tax on single use plastic with less than 30% recycled content. – Consider banning plastic packaging where there are alternatives. – Legislate to allow government to specify a […]

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Pennington By-Election

by jackdavies on 18 August, 2018

When it comes to the District Council, the Conservatives are making all the wrong decisions. They’ve decided to borrow £30 million to invest in commercial property rather than using the money to address our area’s need for social housing and their plans for Strategic Site Six in the local plan are simply not feasible and would damage our local area.

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Bus Shelter Installed at Peacocks

by jackdavies on 27 July, 2017

Many of my usual followers will be pleased to see the new bus shelter outside Peacocks. I’m very proud of it. It is a much-needed amenity and is very useful for those who need both shelter from the rain and somewhere to sit when waiting for a bus. It will also, in a few months, […]

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With the news that Jack Davies’ pledge to get a bus shelter installed at the top of Lymington High Street will be fulfilled this month, Jack Davies says that this can be just the beginning.

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Cllr Jack Davies launches crime survey

by jackdavies on 7 April, 2017

Please fill in this crime survey so we can build up an accurate picture of crime and anti-social behaviour across the Lymington, Pennington, Pilley, Boldre and South Baddesley area.

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5 Great Reasons to #BackJack for Real Change in May

by jackdavies on 17 March, 2017

With the people of Lymington, Pennington, Pilley, Boldre and South Baddesley voting in a new County Councillor on May 4th, here are 5 great reasons to back local Liberal Democrat, Jack Davies. 1. Household Waste Recycling Centres at risk The Conservative County Council admitted in a strategy paper last year that “widespread site closures” would be […]

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On Monday the Labour party had one of its biggest meltdowns yet. Voting for, then against the amendment to protect the rights of EU citizens who already live in the UK to stay here.

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Isn’t it time we had Real Change?

by jackdavies on 13 March, 2017

The County is facing drastic cuts to local services and the Councillors making those cuts must be subject to effective scrutiny, and we are ready for Real Change.

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Whatever happened to our Library Service?

by jackdavies on 11 March, 2017

In the run up to the elections to Hampshire County Council in May 2013, the Conservatives pledged “To protect our Library and Museum Services”.

So what have the Conservatives done with our Library Service they pledged to protect?

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