Arun Lib Dem Cabinet leads virtual meeting return

Wednesday 29th April saw the landmark, first of its kind, virtual meeting of Arun District Council, via Zoom. The Lib Dem led Cabinet meeting was streamed live for members of the public to view in real time.

The meeting was successfully chaired by Lib Dem Arun District Council Leader Dr James Walsh, and was conducted with excellent levels of participation from all, including questions submitted ahead of time by members of the opposition.

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Permanent Schools closure

Liberal Democrats denounce the permanent closure of small schools in West Sussex by the Conservative administration. 

West Sussex Liberal Democrats have denounced the decision by the Conservative administration at West Sussex County Council to close two small schools in the County despite overwhelming support for them to stay open from residents, parents and children, and against the recommendations of its own Scrutiny Committee.

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Coronavirus update 2

Covid-19 has brought unprecedented change to Arun District Council. The Liberal Democrat Leader, Cabinet and the Chief Executive have been effectively running the council in this emergency situation.


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Coronavirus update

Following the Government's clear message on 23 March 2020, please adhere to the guidance and stay at home.

Arun District Council is working together with West Sussex County Council, the NHS, Public Health England and other partners and has established a Community Hub to support the most vulnerable people. Please let them know if you need help, or can offer help, at this difficult time.


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Pothole repairs 'not up to standard'

Conservative-run West Sussex County Council's director of highways, Matt Davey, admits that temporary pothole repairs in the county are "not up to standard". This follows significant reductions in the highways budget over the last ten years.

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Leading Arun District Council - Year One update

What have Arun Lib Dems ever done for us...?

We're approaching one year since Arun Lib Dems (with support from Independent and Green councillors) took control of Arun District Council. The first time the council has not been led by Conservatives since 1974, when it was established.

What's been achieved?

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Conservatives U-turn on WSCC Gritting Cuts

The Conservative-led West Sussex County Council's Highways & Infrastructure cabinet member has reversed his decision to cut the County's gritting routes this winter.

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New Economic Development Strategy for Arun

A new Economic Development Strategy has been recommended for Arun by the District Council's Lib Dem cabinet members.

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Extra homelessness help committed

More workers to help homeless people in Arun are due to be taken on by the District Council. This follows agreement by the Lib Dem cabinet members of Arun District Council.

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Free Parking delivered

Residents and visitors to Bognor Regis will be able to enjoy parking for free for three more years, following Arun District Council's Lib Dem cabinet member Cllr Matt Stanley's agreement.

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