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New Year, new Ad Lib

by Jim Forrest on 26 December, 2018

Here’s a preview of the latest Ad Lib which should come through your letterbox soon. January2019AdLib Give us a call if you’d like to help deliver Ad Lib in your area.

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To say the housing numbers we have today is the sole fault of government is a gross exaggeration. The housing projections we have today never even went in front of all the members, simply a selective few. While we wait for the Government to announce their final draft of the New National Planning Policy Framework, which […]

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Local girl stands for election

by Alex Brims on 19 April, 2018

Sophie Foster-Reed, Alex’s stepdaughter, is also standing as a Lib Dem candidate in Sarisbury Ward in the Fareham elections. Her uncle, Clive Foster-Reed, is also a Lib Dem Councillor in Gosport. Sophie is an A-Level Student studying Government and Politics, at Bay House Sixth Form. I plan to read “Politics and International Relations” at University […]

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Charges at the Tip

by Alex Brims on 18 April, 2018

Several residents this month have written to us concerned by the charges that the Conservatives have brought in at the tips in Hampshire. The charges are to cover rubble, plasterboard, and a few other things. The conservatives have proposed charging for other things but so far we have been spared. The charges are from Conservative […]

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Our Policies

by Alex Brims on 14 April, 2018

Fareham Liberal Democrats Policy See our vision for the way your Council should be run, and the services it should provide. In summary: Housing We will promote the building of new homes, which actually serve local residents across all sectors of need, using Brownfield rather than Greenfield sites where possible. We will press for better […]

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Election Results

by Alex Brims on 5 April, 2018

Win for Stubbington, a close second for Hill Head Election results for Stubbington  Jim Forrest Liberal Democrats  1398  57%  Elected  Pal Hayre Conservative 906 37%  Lindsay Brown Labour 91 4%  Andy Annear UKIP 71 3%   Election results for Hill Head Alex Brims Liberal Democrats  1072 40% Steve Dugan Conservative  1463  54%  Elected Kevin Alec […]

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Council Tax hike outpaces incomes

by Jim Forrest on 6 March, 2018

At the Budget meeting, Fareham Council raised its tax again, with a £5 increase for band D properties. Lib Dems supported the budget as a whole because of the need to maintain services. But Lib Dem opposition leader Roger Price had concerns about the tax increase. Cllr Price said: ‘This will be the third year […]

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