At an Ealing Council meeting, last night, all of the Liberal Democrat Councillors voted to support a motion to stop women and staff sufferring verbal, physical and psychological attacks whilst visiting the Marie Stopes clinic.
In the vote, two of the Conservative party Councillors abstained.
In response to a public question that Liberal Democrat Councillor Gary Malcolm asked the Labour Councillor responsible for environmental matters, he admitted that Ealing Council only has 36 electric charging points for cars currently and expects only 66 by the middle of next year.Read more
a few years ago, the council planted eighty trees on Cleveland Park. They were well received as the space was quite bare and boring. However some showed signs of stress during a hot and dry summer that year. Residents questioned whether the watering was adequate. Only sixty have survived and still have leaves on them. Eight look dead or dying. Presumably the others were removed or stolen.Read more
Labour-run Ealing Council have changed the frequency of street cleaning across the Borough. As a rule deep cleansing - which had been reduced to every six weeks only last year - will now be every twelve weeks!Read more
Southfield Liberal Democrat Councillor Gary Malcolm, commenting on the independent report examining the causes of the delays and disruption on the Piccadilly Line over the past two years which was published today said: "The service provided by the Piccadilly Line has been shocking in recent years. Last December there wasn’t a single weekday when the Piccadilly Line had the minimum required trains running during peak evening times."Read more
Liberal Democrats have fought against the government downgrades to local hospitals such as the maternity unit and the Children’s ward at Ealing Hospital. More recently we have uncovered plans to see cuts to blue-light ambulances, critical care and potentially all surgery removed from local hospitals.Read more
Sir Vince Cable, becomes Leader of the Liberal Democrats, promising to offer voters “an exit from Brexit”. Sir Vince said he was “Not here as a caretaker”, and would serve for “As long as I need to”. Vince Cable added: "British politics was more polarised and divided than at any time any of us can remember...there was a void in the centre of British politics. My aim is that my party will occupy that space in British politics."Read more
A report in early July by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), who regulate and inspect health and social care services in England, has shown that Ealing Council is one of the worst performing local authorities when it comes to provision of adult social care.Read more
At a Council meeting recently it appears that Ealing Labour are happy not to stand up for the large number of residents in West London, to try to stop the Conservative government push Heathrow expansion on us all. Instead they are happy to accept a 'gift' from BAA Limited if Heathrow expansion is confirmed.Read more
Recent inspections of our parks have resulted in both Acton Green and Southfield Recreational Park retaining their Green Flag status. Congratulations to the Parks department for retaining their Green Flag accreditation.Read more