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  • Steff Dr Who
    Article: Apr 3, 2021

    On BBC Newsnight the Conservative Leader of South Norfolk Council John Fuller said "let's not have a system whereby if you catch Covid you get £500 that's an incentive to spread the disease."

    Liberal Democrat Group leader on Norfolk County Council Steff Aquarone said "The idea that people would want to get a disease that could kill them for just £500 is inhumane. It is deeply insulting to all those people who have lost a loved one and to everyone who has sacrificed so much to follow the rules despite the financial cost.

  • Top 50
    Article: Apr 2, 2021

    FAILURES BY THE CONSERVATIVES RUNNING NORFOLK COUNCIL

    Here is a list of the Top 50 failures by the Conservatives in running Norfolk County Council. Norfolk deserves better than this.

    1- 10

    1: Being the party of council tax

    Their 2017 manifesto commitment was "we will keep council tax as low as possible" but they've increased it by 18% during their 4 years in office! And they have deferred an extra 1% increase to next year after the election.

  • Community Hub
    Article: Mar 25, 2021

    The Liberal Democrats want more 'community hubs' created across Norfolk to provide a boost to the County's market towns.

    Community hubs are an expansion of library services, and can be based at libraries across Norfolk. They provide face-to-face contact for a variety of services provided by district, health and voluntary sector partners alongside private community groups. so that people could make payments or get access to information and support.

  • Mobility Hub
    Article: Mar 24, 2021

    The Liberal Democrats want 'travel hubs' created across Norfolk to link villages to major transport routes.

    A 'travel hub' is a flexible transport interchange that could be a bus or train station that has more facilities than a bus stop which would allow people to connect by car from their homes to a nearby hub and then get on a fast public transport route to a location further away.

  • Steff walking
    Article: Mar 22, 2021

    The coronavirus pandemic has exposed and extended the existing health, ethnicity, education and occupation inequalities that prevent everyone in Norfolk having the chance to get on in life.

    Without urgent action, these gaps will widen further.

    It also brought financial problems to many people who thought they were doing OK. Add to this the fact that Norfolk's wage levels were already well below regional and national averages, and that for the last 4 years, the rate for creating new jobs in Norfolk has fallen year on year.