Clewer East

Stop the revolving door of prison says council

LibDem Group Leader Cllr Simon Werner pursuaded the Borough Council to support Justice Secretary Ken Clarke’s attempt to close the revolving door of crime. Cllr Simon Werner said, “It is vital that the opportunities offered by community sentences to effectively punish and reform offenders are examined alongside the role of prison. More than half of […]

Do We Need to Spend over £5 million on Agency Staff?

LibDems were shocked to find out that, according to latest figures, over £5 million is being spent by the Tories on outside staff being engaged on agency terms. Cllr Simon Werner LibDem Group Leader said: “It is crazy for the council to pay this sort of money to outside people. The council surely has enough […]

Credit Union to come to this borough this year

Following a LibDem council motion it has now been announced that this year a Credit Union will come to aid financially hard-pressed borough residents. Cllr Kathy Newbound, LibDem Deputy Leader, who moved the council motion in April, said: “The Credit Union can’t come too soon. In difficult times loan sharks thrive. They lend money at […]