Cllr Gavin Grant
Spokesperson for Finance and Economic Development Wiltshire Councillor for Malmesbury Malmesbury Town Councillor
16 Gloucester Street, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0AA
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Article: Jun 10, 2019
The Liberal Democrat group on Wiltshire Council have announced their new shadow Cabinet spokespeople, following their group AGM on Saturday 8thJune 2019.
The meeting also saw the re-election of Ian Thorn as the leader of the opposition on Wiltshire Council.
Cllr Thorn commenting on the appointment of the new spokespeople said, "With less than two years to go until the next Wiltshire Council election, it is now very important to challenge the Conservative administration at every opportunity and these appointments will play a crucial part in doing so."
Article: Nov 2, 2018
Wiltshire Liberal Democrats have launched a County wide petition to force a full Council debate and vote on controversial new car parking charges.
The new charges for Sunday and Bank Holiday parking in Wiltshire Council car parks will be introduced from 19th November in the run up to Christmas.
The Lib Dems hope to get 5,000 signatures on a petition calling for the charges to be dropped. If successful, that will force a full debate and vote on the charges at the next meeting of Wiltshire Council in the New Year.
Article: Feb 20, 2018
The Liberal Democrats on Wiltshire Council proposed an amendment at today's council meeting to cut the number of Councillors by 12, from 98 to 86.
The number of Wiltshire councillors is currently under review by the independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England. The party are proposing a cut in Councillor numbers, the Lib Dems have parted company with the ruling Conservatives on the Council. The Tories, backed by Labour, want to increase the number of Councillors to 99!