Risk share agreement collapses - LibDems demand answers

Torbay Liberal Democrats are demanding answers following the collapse of the risk share arrangement between Torbay Council and Torbay and South Devon Health and Care Foundation Trust. They have held a meeting with officers to explore why such decisions are being made "on the hoof" rather than in ...

Healthcare Risk share agreement collapses - LibDems demand answers

Concern over future of the "Gulls"

With concerns continuing to grow over the future of Torquay United Football Club, the Liberal Democrat group on Torbay Council has met this past week and discussed the situation. However, with no more information available other than that already available in the public domain, I now, as secretar...

Concern over future of the "Gulls"

We want our Bench back

Bench Petition Presented to Councillors  

We want our Bench back

Save our Wildlife

On the day when the World Wildlife Trust has issued a report highlighting a 60% decrease in the world population of  invertebrates, Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council, at the Full Council meeting on the 27 October 2016, are set to champion the need for a protected area in the south west of Lyme ...

Save our Wildlife

Council Failing to manage the TOR2 contract

Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council have been raising concerns with the Conservative/UKIP-controlled Torbay Council regarding poor management of the TOR2 Contract.  •       Late collection of bins •       Filthy public Toilets •       £250,000 back log of road lining contract.

Council Failing to manage the TOR2 contract

King George V Playing Fields to be registered "in Trust"

The two Liberal Democrat Watcombe ward councillors, Steve Darling and Roger Stringer, are planning to put right an 80 year old mistake when the King George V playing fields failed to be registered in trust as a memorial to his majesty.  Liberal Democrat group leader Steve Darling said: “Over the ...

George V Playing Fields to be registered

Bailiffs to benefit from "Benefit Cuts"

In the same week a second food bank opened in Torquay, the Conservative/UKIP controlled council began a consultation on raising from 25% to 45% the Council Tax contribution from those the benefits system deems so poor that they qualify for a discount.Tormohun Liberal Democrat councillor Mandy Dar...

Bailiffs to benefit from "Benefit Cuts"

Western Rise Damning Report

Liberal Democrat councillor Ian Doggett is set to challenge The Conservative/UKIP administration of Torbay Council at the Full Counci meetingl this Thursday 27 October over their response to the "damning" Western Rise serious case review.   Cllr Doggett said: “I was shocked at how many profession...

Western Rise Damning Report

Mayor Oliver to block child safety cameras

Torbay Liberal Democrat Councillors  are set to oppose plans by the Conservative mayor Gordon Oliver to block the possibility of using a camera car to protect children and crossing patrols staff near Torbay schools. At the Full Council meeting on 22 September the Liberal Democrat Group will call ...

Mayor Oliver to block child safety cameras

Impact of Brexit on Torbay

With a continuing lack of leadership from the national Conservative government, Liberal Democrats on Torbay Council, at the Full Council meeting on 22 September, are set to challenge the Conservative and  UKIP-controlled administration to get a grip on the changes that will face Torbay in a world...

Impact of Brexit on Torbay