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  • Alan Bacon
    Article: Aug 4, 2020

    It was fun and games for the first meeting of the new unitary council on 15 July, but there was bad news for the climate change crisis.

    Councillors had to meet virtually because of Covid-19, and the meeting began half an hour late because of inevitable technical problems - not a good start and the technical problems continued throughout. It's not helped either by having 200 councillors taking part - that number is set to reduce to 147 after next May's elections, but it's still too many for all to get a chance to participate properly.
    Anyway, as a shadow portfolio holder it was possible for me to ask some questions about what is happening with Covid-19 in Buckinghamshire, especially about care homes and about Test, Track and Trace. So that was useful, but it was frustrating for other opposition members who did not get to ask their questions or make their points.

  • Mohammad Fayyaz
    Article: Aug 4, 2020

    Since this article was written, the work on the brick pavers which Mohammad Fayyaz has been campaigning for, has been done.

    I hear complaints all the time about the state of our roads here in Chesham: the lack of drain maintenance causing floods, the potholes, the streetlights not working and so on.

  • Mohammad Fayyaz
    Article: Jul 13, 2020
    By Mohammad Fayyaz in Your Chesham

    "I can't breathe!" echoed around the world. These were George Floyd's last words as he was being murdered by a police officer in Minneapolis. The policeman knelt on Floyd's throat for nine minutes when he arrested him after a local store cashier alleged he had passed a dud $20 note. Three other policemen stood by and did nothing to stop it.

  • People
    Article: Jul 10, 2020

    What matters most? Tell us what you think.

    In these challenging times, we are keen to let you know that what matters most to you really matters to us. It is why the Liberal Democrats need your input in pursuing changes to make local services work better and for your money to go further for you and your family.

  • Windrush Day
    Article: Jun 22, 2020

    The MV Empire Windrush docked at the Port of Tilbury on 21 June 1948, and passengers disembarked a day later on 22 June 1948.

    Windrush Day marks this anniversary. Those who arrived on the Empire Windrush, their descendants and those who followed them have made and continue to make an enormous contribution to Britain, not just in the vital work of rebuilding the country and public services following World War 2 but in enriching our shared social, economic, cultural and religious life.