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The inside scoop from the Liberal Democrats on what's going on at County Hall, home of Norfolk County Council

  • Photo of Tim Adams
    Article: Jul 10, 2019

    Liberal Democrats at County Hall are asking Norfolk County Council to write to the Secretary of State for Education to demand urgent action to fix Norfolk's special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) problem that should include the provision of adequate funding in Norfolk so that it can meet the demand for SEND provision.

  • Photo of Steffan Aquarone
    Article: Jul 9, 2019

    Liberal Democrats at County Hall are asking Norfolk County Council to support a People's Vote on Brexit at the full council meeting on 22 July 2019.

    Steff Aquarone said, "It's clear Parliament has been unable to reach a conclusion on how to deliver Brexit. And with the Liberal Democrats polling record highs, even the noisiest of Tory leaders won't want to face a general election. We think it's time to put the decision back to the people".

  • Photo of Ed Maxfield
    Article: Jul 8, 2019

    New Liberal Democrat Group Leader Ed Maxfield is delighted to announce his new team of spokespeople on the County Council.

    Ed said, "This team has a great wealth of experience and energy and wants to create a fairer Norfolk. We will be challenging the Conservative administration on the County Council to ensure that

  • Photo of Ed Maxfield
    Survey: Jul 3, 2019
    16 questions

    Councillor Ed Maxfield

    Liberal Democrat Group Leader

    Dear Headteacher

    We are facing unprecedented cuts to schools across England, caused by the lack of funding from central government. £2.2 billion has been slashed from per-pupil school budgets in real-terms since 2015, something that should shame any government.

  • Steffan Aquarone
    Article: Jun 21, 2019

    Norfolk Liberal Democrats are calling on Norfolk County Council to take the bold, swift and long-term action that is needed to address the climate emergency.

    Following direct action by Extinction Rebellion, which brought February's County Council meeting to a standstill, all three parties put forward environment motions in March. The Tory motion called for the creation of a Task and Finish Group to report back after six months with a new environmental policy for the Council.