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Preston Council Budget as it happened

by johnpotter on 1 March, 2010

The following are the twitter messages i sent while watching the Preston Council Budget meeting on Thursday 25th February (http://twitter.com/john4preston to follow me on Twitter) #prestoncouncil mayor is in, now prayer. Budget to be discussed today. 1:02 PM Feb 25th via txt  Lab Cllr Davenport last council meeting before moving away. Tribute by labour leader. […]

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Lib Dem Plan to Fight Dog Fouling

by johnpotter on 5 February, 2010

The recent Quality of Life Survey for Preston highlighted the removal of dog fouling as the single most unsatisfactory service provided by Preston Council. All round the city, signs on lampposts say offenders will be issued with fixed penalty  notices (FPN). The reality is that there is currently no likelihood whatsoever that a FPN will […]

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Beware the Budget

by johnpotter on 7 January, 2010

Last years budget at Preston City Council was extremely tough with many difficult decisions that had to be made. The outlook for the 2010 budget looks equally grim.   Several weeks before the 2009 budget the Lib Dem group of councillors approached both the Conservatives AND Labour parties asking for us all to come up […]

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People NOT Party Politics

by johnpotter on 12 December, 2009

Who represents the people of Tulketh? Most of you get very frustrated by local politicians obeying their party masters in London instead of listening to people like you. Neither Labour or Conservatives have a majority so the LibDems have the balance of power in Preston Too many times in close votes in Preston Council Labour […]

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Local residents have come out to support all the hard work your Liberal Democrat campaigner John Potter is doing in the area. The Liberal Democrats believe that politics is done best at the street level and that’s exactly what John and his team are doing. John Potter’s fantastic work, that he does completely unpaid and […]

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Protecting the Most Vulnerable in Society

by johnpotter on 7 December, 2009

Some of you may remember in previous Focus leaflets that John Potter and the Preston Liberal Democrats campaign to help our Pensioners who are paying too much Council Tax. We reported last time about the fantastic success when we saved Mr Greenwood over £4,000. If you know a family member, friend or neighbour who is […]

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