Hull & East Riding Lib Dem Leaders urge Councils to create joint Test and Trace System amid Government failure

Liberal Democrat Leaders on both the Hull and East Riding Council's have today written to the Chief Executives of both authorities to set up the region’s own localised Test and Trace system.

In their letter, Cllr Mike Ross and Cllr David Nolan ask the respective Chief Execs to work together to adopt this new Test and Trace local action model.


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Councillors write to Chief Constable in plea for action over East Park worries

The three Liberal Democrat Holderness Ward Councillors have today written to Humberside Police's Chief Constable, Lee Freeman, to ask for his intervention in the on-going worries and concerns about crime in East Park

In their letter, Councillors Linda Tock, Jackie Dad and Kalvin Neal called on the intervention to put a stop to Anti-social behaviour in East Park. Their letter to Humberside Police's Chief Constable said that residents in the area who have reported major incidents have been ignored.

They go further and say "...there have been countless cases around the area in which calls have been made by local residents to the Antisocial behaviour team that has not made it to our local policing team."



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Work commences on Council's Guildhall gates despite potential "£70m funding black hole"

The Hull Liberal Democrat group can reveal that as of Thursday 13th August work will commence on the "wasteful" Guildhall gates.

Despite the pandemic and pressure pilling on the Council's finances, the Labour administration is set to press ahead regardless with expensive gates to protect the councillor car park at the Guildhall.

The Liberal Democrat group have long called to scrap this "unnecessary elitism" and give the money back to local communities who have been left behind for a decade.


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Alison, Jack and Maria speak out over Calvert Lane closures

West Hull Lib Dem councillors Alison Collinson, Jack Haines and Maria Coward have been informed by the Council that there are due to be lengthy road closures on Calvert Lane in the next two months - and want to make sure residents are aware.

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Lib Dem Deputy Leader writes to Hull's MPs in lobby to save Hull's nightlife

Deputy Leader of the Lib Dems on Hull City Council's opposition group has today written to the three Hull MPs in a bid to build a broad church of support to save Hull's threatened nightlife and culture economies.

This comes in light of the group launching a "Save Our Culture" campaign last week which has generated hundreds of signatures from Hull's residents. The Group's Shadow Culture Portfolio Holder also called on the Government Minister for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Oliver Dowden MP to make an intervention after the "culture shock" that involved the closures of Hull Box Office, The Welly Club and Polar Bear.


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