Conservatives ‘running scared’ as independent review into Council’s culture is cancelled

Opposition Councillors at Cotswold District Council (CDC) have responded with anger after an independent review by the Local Government Association (LGA) into the culture and workings of the authority was cancelled at the last minute by the authority’s Conservative leadership.

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Joe Harris statement on Cotswold Conservative Leader resigning

Below is a statement from the Leader of the Liberal Democrats on Cotswold District Council, Cllr Joe Harris, on the resignation of the Conservative Leader of the Council Mark Annett.

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Opposition Councillors demand answers after the District Council defrauded of tens of thousands of pounds

It’s been revealed that Cotswold District Council has been defrauded of over £50,000, a freedom of information request has confirmed.


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Lib Dems publish plans to cut taxes for businesses by 19% in the Cotswolds

The Liberal Democrats have published a comprehensive blueprint for replacing the broken business rates system, cutting taxes for businesses by 19% in the Cotswold District.


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Local Lib Dems welcome former Government minister to the Cotswolds

Cotswold Liberal Democrats recently welcomed former Secretary of State for Scotland, Alistair Carmichael MP, to Fairford to meet local activists.


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“Where’s the Warranty?!” Moreton campaigners call for refund on mini roundabouts

Two Moreton residents are asking for a refund on mini roundabouts that were installed on the Town’s High Street last year.


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Council accused of ‘culture of secrecy’ over missing payments

Opposition Councillors at Cotswold District Council (CDC) have hit out after the Conservative-run authority once again failed to publish important financial expenditure within the timeframe required by law.


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Where have all of Stow and Moreton’s young people gone?

Councillor Dilys Neill is calling on the District Council to do more to deliver low-cost housing in Stow and across the North Cotswolds.


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Conservatives vote to ‘mark their own homework’

In an unprecedented attack on the way local government operates in the Cotswolds, Conservative-run Cotswold District Council have removed the opposition Chair of the influential Overview and Scrutiny committee.


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Show us your potholes!

Residents and motorists in the Cotswolds are being urged to send their pictures of local potholes to their Lib Dem Councillors in order to get them reported and repaired.


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